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Q | Should I consent to a vacation with my in-laws or just hit myself in the head with a brick?

I applaud your selflessness and assure you that the trip will absolutely exceed your expectations.

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Multi-generational travel as a fantastic holiday experience

Tweet Avoid the brick; embrace the olive branch. Multi-generation travel with inlaws, grand-parents or other family members can be a fantastic holiday experience, provided you work out some key issues before your trip. The value of your children spending time with grand-parents and relatives far outweighs some painful moments and bumps that may occur along […]

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Family vacations with in-laws, how to make trips fun for all

Tweet Vacationing with the in-laws can be fun, I promise. We travel with my in-laws every year and always have a good time. The key is to find a vacation venue and accommodations where there are easy ways to have togetherness as well as separation. Picking a group family vacation venue is part art and […]

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Multigenerational vacations can be fun for all

Tweet Ah, the multigenerational family vacation! Not many types of travel concepts can provoke the diverse reactions as this kind; “hey, what do you think of my mom and dad coming along too?”  Let’s face it, traveling with our in-laws can be tense – but it’s not all bad. After all, grandparents (usually) want to […]

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Make a plan before going away with extended family

Tweet Deciding whether or not to vacation with extended family can be difficult. On the one hand, it’s great that your in-laws want to go on vacation with you; it shows that they like you at least a little bit! On the other hand, spending time with them in close quarters may be more than […]

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The advantage of multi-generation travel

Tweet You’d probably have more fun hanging out with your spouse’s parents in a fun, perhaps tropical locale with a pina colada in hand, right? Traveling with family definitely has its advantages. A multi-generation vacation is a wonderful opportunity for kids to bond with grandma and grandpa. Plus (and here’s the real reason to vacation […]

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Vacationing with grandparents

Tweet I applaud your selflessness and assure you that the trip will absolutely exceed your expectations. I’ve taken half a dozen vacations with grandparents and learned lots of lessons about what works and what doesn’t. Here are some things to consider: Try a short trip first. If you think a week with your parents or […]

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