All of us aim to make family bonding a priority. But between work, school, extra-curricular activities and weekend commitments, it can seem difficult to plan for quality time when you’re always rushing to get to the next place. Instead, treat the minivan as an extension of the family home. Create opportunities to engage with your children and help them build healthy habits for leading a happy life. Next time you’re driving your children to school or taking a family road trip, consider these helpful tips for how to make the most of family excursions in the car.