You didn’t understand the expression “I have to get away” until you were a parent. But it’s rounding on August now, your little ones are starting to get bored and restless with summer vacation, and you’re pretty sure the thermometer both on your patience and on the bird feeder have maxed themselves out.
Don’t worry. You’re not alone. Nearly 80% of people respond to this need for a vacation by taking one or even more each year, and over a quarter of that number are tasked with young children for the journey. A family vacation is a great way to make memories with your brood that don’t involve pulling your own hair out or driving to CVS. Depending on where you choose to go, a vacation can kindle your children’s active sense of wonder, and who knows, maybe bring out the kid in you hiding u