Originally Posted by 5 hole
Sounds to me that you need to take a trip on your own just YOUR family. Cannot have stress relief when you fill the weekend with numerous other groups. Truth in the words, we had 4 hours alone which NEVER happens. make it happen.
My wife and I are in the same boat, but if we have 4 hours without kids, we are usually stressing over where they are, what they are doing, or we are saying to each other, "I wish the kids were here". Now give me a good 30 minutes, and I'll take it.