Remember last fall when I ranted about our failed family trip to
We hadn’t really thought about going away after the wedding, but then we remembered we had this credit we needed to use by October. And it suddenly went from being a slightly annoying thing we had to take care of to being a wonderful opportunity!
So we looked at their destinations and packages and chose this cozy resort on the
We will be gone for six days: we’re getting married on the Sunday, will spend the night in
To be honest, this is not really my dream honeymoon. I would have loved to go to an unusual place like maybe an Eastern European city, which is my idea of absolute romanticism. But I can totally see how this tropical, all-inclusive vacation is an ideal setting to relax, pull the plug, and find yourself again as a couple, which is what honeymoons are supposed to be all about. So, I’m very excited about it, about this special, outside-of-real-life situation where I get to spend time with M alone and don’t have to think about
whether LP will wake up at an inopportune time catering to someone else’s every need.
LP will stay home with his grandparents. Really, the only negative thing about this whole thing is that we realized our wedding day will unfortunately, inevitably end in a sad way: after dinner we’ll say goodbye to our son for a week, when we never left him for more than a day and a half. Everyone will survive (him by being spoiled, us by lying on a beach drink in hand), but I’m sure every parent will understand this slight uneasy twinge we feel when thinking about this very moment…