'We all need annual leave from work. So I took it from being a parent.'
I have just returned from five nights away from my husband and two sons, meeting my little sister Amelia in Hong Kong for some precious time together. Many things needed to happen for us to take this child-free vacation, and I am still in debt to my husband and his family as well as Amelia’s family and all of our friends who helped to care for the kids in our absence.
All of the planning that went into this holiday was totally worth it however, as even now a week after my return, I am struggling to come down from what was a fantastically fun break from being a wife and mum. I know not everyone can take an overseas trip away from family, but I strongly believe that a no-kids-allowed break, should be made law for all hard-working parents.
Read more here: https://www.mamamia.com.au/holidaying-without-kids/