Apparently, many parents are complaining that taking their kids on vacation is simply no fun. That’s because instead of sipping their favorite mixed drink by the pool, they are being forced to run around the resort’s perimeter and chase their unruly toddlers throughout their entire stay. At least, that’s what some parents are feeling.
More and more parents are admitting online that they are struggling to entertain their kids while on vacation. It’s gotten to be such a problem that many parents are sharing their thoughts about their not-so-perfect vacations online, much to the surprise of others.
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According to The Guardian, one disgruntled parent complained that playing with kids is hard work. One even went on the record to say that “you have no holidays that are worthy of the name after having a child.” Another mother admits that her family vacation was anything but relaxing. That’s because she was too busy running after her small children the entire time. “At the end of three weeks of unbroken time with my children, a treacherous part of me was looking forward to returning to my desk.”
Both comments have received plenty of criticism online, seeing how many parents can’t believe that these moms are complaining that they have to entertain their children, so to speak. While there are a lot of families that try to save or put aside some money for that dream vacation to Walt Disney World or a much simpler getaway somewhere on the beach, not every family can afford to do so.
As a matter of fact, many moms and dads find it hard to entertain their kids during the summer break simply because they are working multiple jobs or just don’t have the disposable income to their family away on an Instagram-worthy trip across the pond.
With that said, it doesn’t mean that the summer months between the last day of school and the first day of the new school year are meant to be utterly boring. As a matter of fact, there are numerous ways that parents and even grandparents can spend time with their children and grandchildren without having to break the bank. Some suggestions include spending a day at the library, having an ice cream date or simply spending a fun-filled afternoon at the park or at the beach.