Time Left: 7 AM (an hour late)
Temperature upon departure: 43 degrees
Miles to go: 910
Stops made: 4 (probably a record - would've been 3 but a potty break was a necessity)
First stop: Breakfast at McDonalds in VA - 8 AM - the kids were hungry!
4 hours later we stopped again at a rest area in SC so the girls could run around. As Julianna would say "I running!"
Kids in the car:
Time spent sleeping:
Kirk: 15 minutes
Dorinda: 20 minutes
Kaitlyn: 35 minutes
Caleb: 2 naps 30 minutes each
Julianna: 1 hour (at 9:45 PM)
Rachel: 3 naps 20 minutes each
Alyssa: 0 (yep, not a single minute!)
(We did make one more stop at a Florida McDonald's to see an old co-worker of Kirk's but I got caught up in talking and forgot to take a photo)
Number of hours girl's spent screaming: between 2 and 3 - you would think that when the sun goes down all would be quiet and everyone would sleep but no, that was not the case. Instead 3 cranky girls alternated screaming.
Most number of kids crying at one time: 2 (yes, I'm grateful it wasn't 3 but that joy isn't as great as you think it would be)
Most number of kids asleep at one time: 1
Time arrived: 11:30 PM
Total number of hours traveled: 16 1/2
Tempurature upon arrival: 73 degrees
Number of people arriving safely at Grandma and Grandpa's house: 7
A photo of our van packed - this is how you travel with a family of 7!! It was tight but we made it - Christmas presents and all :)