08/28/2014 12:00 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

The Foolproof Guide To Traveling With Your Kids

Parents who successfully travel with kids will likely agree that the number one secret for success is simple: Don’t over-pack, and don’t over-stress. Just over-prepare.

In addition to preparation, flexibility and a good attitude are integral to any travel experience, and are even more essential when traveling with kids.

In partnership with DISH, whose Hopper DVR lets you take your favorite recorded movies and shows on the road, here are some common-sense tips for planning and executing a smooth family trip.