A very good friend once told me that her way to ensure quality time with her 3 children is to take them on fun trips one on one. She takes turns with her husband, and as a result, each child gets to go every 3 years with one of the parent. I love that idea, because family travel is about togetherness and the sharing of life-enriching experiences.
Amalya and I just came back from a long week end of Flamenco extravaganza in Sevilla. It was a treat for her 7th birthday, and what a special trip that was for the two of us! She’s been into flamenco since she was four years old when a sweet friend gave her a beautiful flamenco dress, which led to wanting a flamenco party for her 5th birthday, and taking flamenco classes since she turned 6th. Our three days went a bit like this: