Bird Log in the suitcase. As she started tossing in her field guides, I pointed out that they are specific to New England, so they won't be very helpful.
Her response, "Oh yeah. But I can still bring my bird log in case I see some interesting birds there."
Of course I agreed with that comment. But what to do about the field guides? Simple. We emailed her auntie and asked her to find a few in her local library if she doesn't own one.
Sometimes a little planning ahead is all you need to keep your kids happy on vacation (and while packing).
Now if we can just see some cool birds in the redwood grove...
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