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.

The Ultimate “Me Time”: A Kid Free Vacation

Parenting by definition is stressful. Constantly being subjected to the energy sucking nature of kids takes a toll mentally, physically, and emotionally. There reaches a point where you have to make a choice. You have to choose your own well-being above all. For any parent this is by no means an easy taskā€¦ but it … Continue reading The Ultimate “Me Time”: A Kid Free Vacation

Want a good laugh? Plan a trip with kids.

I have completely given up on the idea of planning. There have been so many instances where I convince myself events will play out in a predictable fashion, only to have that idea explode in my face.   Accept that planning is bullcrap. This has never been more true than when it comes to family … Continue reading Want a good laugh? Plan a trip with kids.