Ever gone on a family trip and wondered at any point to yourself:

I went on vacation last week with my family, and while I was there, wrote a little guest post for Living Self-Care. It goes a little something like this:

I’m on “vacation” right now. I put the word in quotes because, well, it doesn’t exactly feel like vacation.

Sure, we’re staying in a family friend’s lovely condo (for free!) in North Carolina,  steps from a gorgeous pool and a 30-minute drive to the beach.  How lucky are we?

But with a 5-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son along, this week has been a lot more work than relaxation.

Read the rest of the post about going on vacation with kids at Living Self-Care.

And tell me what you think: Are vacations really worth it when you have little ones? (I’m talking not potty trained, not fully able to communicate, still need naps little.)

Ever gone on a family trip and wondered at any point to yourself:

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