How to Train for Summer Vacation

Summer vacation means something totally different when you’re a parent. For starters, it’s not a vacation. Sure, kids need a respite from school and structure and cafeteria food. But summer break is anything but a break for parents. Despite my petitions, protestations and burying my head in the sand in a yoga worthy contortion of denial,…

Wine and Cheese (Definitions): Vacation Edition

Airport Security (noun): Making sure that you have all possible necessities when traveling with small children including extra clothes, snacks, entertainment, fully charged electronics, first aid, Tylenol. And wine. As in: Remember that time Johnny threw up all over us right before take off? Beating the Clock (verb):  The exasperating habit of males to make good…

Gone Fishin’

I’m not really going fishing.  If you’ve been following WCD for a while, you have a pretty good idea of how I feel about outdoor pursuits…  But I will be taking some time off from new posts for a few weeks to spend time with family, friends, and the best city in the world.  If…