Going to the country fair? Oh man, you’re going to hate it.
The first several times we went to the fair with several children, it was a miserable experience: tears and accidents, stickiness and anxiety, disappointment and recriminations. But for some reason we kept trying, year after year, and what do you know? We figured it out.
Here are ten tips on how to have a good time with the kids at the fair:
Just accept that this is going to be a ridiculously expensive day. Figure in admission, parking, ride tickets or passes, food, souvenirs, and possibly special rides or shows, plus emergency cash for unexpected expenses like replacement hats or bail bond. An unlimited...READ MORE