5 Reasons to Go on a Family Vacation …Now!

Family fun on the beach.

The days are slowly getting shorter, the nights are slowly getting cooler, and before you know what’s happening, summer is quickly coming to an end. For most families, that means getting into back-to-school mode. Although you’re probably dreading the school supplies shopping rush at your local bargain department store, you might still be secretly excited for a little more free time that comes with the kids back in class. However, as delightful as the thought of a little time to yourself sounds, the end of summer also likely means less opportunities for family time... for a while. As much as we’d like to imagine conversation-filled family dinners every night, the all-too-familiar image of chicken tenders on the go as you head out the door to drive Johnny to baseball practice and Lisa to ballet can’t help but creep into the back of my mind. But wait! Summer vacation isn’t … [Read more...]