We don’t vacation a lot (or enough), mostly because we don’t have the kind of jobs and lifestyle that are flexible for such selfless endeavors. Basically, we don’t have time. One of the many sacrifices you make–or we made–when we started a family is cutting out expensive vacations (I stockpile them in my head for …

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So the ongoing joke in my family about Preston “flunking” daycare–or being a “daycare dropout”–is starting to get very old. He didn’t FLUNK. I made the very deliberate decision to take him out of daycare…after two excruciating weeks (which only amounted to four days, since he was only attending two days a week). But let …

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