Why camping is not a vacation when you’re the mom.

Camping sounds great in theory. The great outdoors, fresh air, family bonding time, yada yada yada. But let's stop trying to fool ourselves that camping qualifies as any form of a vacation, especially when you're the mom. When you're the mom in the camping equation you find that your responsibilities, stressors, and general annoyances are … Continue reading Why camping is not a vacation when you’re the mom.

Camping: One Big NOPE Part 2-clinical evidence

My husband is painfully old-fashioned when it comes to family time.  He has all sorts of delusions of grandeur about making high quality memories for our kids.    This has translated into the biggest vacation farce of all,  camping.  A week of camping. Unlike my Tired Not Dead partner in crime,  I loved me some … Continue reading Camping: One Big NOPE Part 2-clinical evidence

Camping: One Big NOPE.

Camping.  What sounds better than leaving the house (which we have worked so hard on and paid so much money for) to live like banshees out in the woods? How does that sound appealing? We leave the luxuries of running water and electricity, so we can do all the same shit-chores without any of the … Continue reading Camping: One Big NOPE.