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Whining From a Working Mom: The Price of Vacation

All working moms value their time. Based on our recent vacation to Florida I have come to appreciate the time my family spends on vacation a great deal. Our vacation was relaxing, energizing, and idyllic. We love the beach and the time we spent on the beach was so very peaceful. The ebb and flow of the tide seemed to infuse energy into our very beings.  The sunshine didn't hurt either! There is a price to a vacation though, and I am not talking about what we paid the Hilton or Disney .  I am talking about all of the work that you do at work preparing to go on vacation, the work that accumulates on your desk while you are out on vacation, and all the energy your expend trying to catch up when you return. I know that vacation is important because you reconnect with your family, accumulate great memories and have time to relax.  (The Importance of Taking a Vacation) But my goodness! At least at my job the price is steep. I long to be European and to have a true "holida