I'm going on vacation without my kids, and I can't wait. Don't judge me.

I need this, and so does my kid

A vacation without children.
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I love my son without limit. He is right in the middle between babyhood and being a big kid. At three years old, he still has that little soft blur around his features, and he can still fit on my lap curled up like a cat. But he is also stretching out, becoming more angular. His knees are scuffed. His fingernails get dirty quicker than I can clean them. He is shedding his infant title and becoming a boy, right before my eyes.

And up until now, my son and I have never really been apart. My husband and I both work from home, so it has always been the three of us together — all the time.

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