(Adult Only) Spring Break: How to Best Prepare Your Kids for Your Time Away

Are you itching for a little spring getaway with your spouse?  Perhaps some sand and sun will give you the R&R you need, or you may be wanting to take advantage of the recent snowfall and hit the slopes and après ski hot tubs?  Either way, we all know that happy parents = happier families.  There’s just one thing – you may be worried about how your kids will handle the time away from you? Don’t worry, Twigtale has you covered!

  1. First, check out our Pinterest board full of inspiration for a fun kid-free weekend getaway with your love. Click here for some ideas and to start planning your trip.
  2. Then, create the Twigtale Parents Go on a Trip book! The story prepares your child with the plan, pointing out what will stay the same (the routine) and what will be different (caregiver will be doing routine with your child while you are away).  Ultimately the book gives your child the reassurance of resolution that Mommy and Daddy return!  Don’t feel badly about needing some time away, with a little planning, the transition will be enjoyable for both you and your child!

Our Parents Go On A Trip book was authored by Twigtale Expert Allison LaTona, MFT

 

(Adult Only) Spring Break: How To Best Prepare Your Kids For Your Time Away was originally published on March 20, 2014. Modifications to style, arrangement, and linked sources were made on December 15, 2015.