Pack your bags for your trip and then carry them around the block. It will inspire you to rethink what you packed, and no doubt motivate you to unpack, a bit.
Make his and her travel CDs with copies of your favorite songs. Take turns playing them on the car trip and you may just be surprised by which songs the other has come up with. Now's your time to show him what Michael Jackson can really do.
Order fresh flowers or fruit to be delivered to the home you're visiting on the day you arrive. It’s a lovely welcome gift that you don’t have to carry.
If you want to try a certain restaurant but think your kids won't like the food, feed them first and then, in the restaurant, let them order a dessert while you have your own meal.
Rather than lugging the house with you, hire what you need for baby and kids once you arrive.