Tales from the Minivan

Multitasking moms spend a lot of time on the road. It starts with shuttling our kids and/or their friends to school and sports and ends with the hundred different errands we do on a day-to-day basis. We eat in our vehicle, get up to date on the news, listen to our favourite music, and, if you're like that one mom we saw in the parking lot at school, sometimes even catch a quick cat nap. Oh, and occasionally we use it to do something for ourselves like a trip to the spa.


Learn the basics of car pool etiquette, how to turn your minivan into a home, and more with these articles written by moms who live the minivan life. It’s guaranteed to turn your daily trips into a smooth ride for the whole family.

15 Things to Love About Minivans: Part One
With a three-hour ride ahead of us it was only a matter of time before the "are we there yets?" began. Only this time, they never came.
15 Things to Love About Minivans: Part Two
Five more reasons why driving on the open road in a minivan means your trip will never be boring!

15 Things to Love About Minivans: Part Three
Love means never having to ask for directions and 14 other reasons why hitting the road in a minivan turns any trip into a smooth ride.
How to Organize Your Minivan So It's Funtional and In Style
Make your minivan your home on the road with these tips to keep everyone organized.

Dodge Grand Caravan: High Tech Mom Taxi
Mom’s Taxi goes high tech in a big way with the new Dodge Grand Caravan.
The Carpooling Code of Conduct for Minivan Moms
Shuttling around kids is a part of life for busy families. Follow these six rules of carpooling etiquette to ensure a smooth ride for everyone involved.
How I Calmed Back-To-School Shopping Chaos This Year
If you’re caught up in the “having to get them to activities, need to pick up groceries, we’re running late” stress, maybe what you really need is this.
2013 Dodge Grand Caravan
Emily is a mechanic, car seat technician and mom. We challenged her to put the Dodge Caravan minivan to the test. Find out if it passed.
My Review of the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan
We asked blogger, hockey mom, and YMC Member Rebecca Cuneo Keenan to test drive a 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan. Read Rebecca's story...
Dodge Grand Caravan – A Great Fit for My Family
We asked blogger and YMC Member, Deborah Coombs, to test drive a 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan and compare it to her current 2009 model. Read Deborah's story...
Emily Chung, a Certified Child Car Seat Technician shows you how to install the three types of seats in your vehicle as well as tips to make the process simple
YMC Members Share What They Love Best About Their Minivan
We asked moms across the country to tell us what they love best about their minivan. The answers were as diverse as the moms who drive them.
by: YMC
We spent the day driving with a group of kids who weren’t afraid to voice their opinions on the Dodge Grand Caravan. Find out what they have to say.
Is the inside of your minivan a mess? Here are secrets from a professional auto detailer to clean your car like a pro.