After spending the better part of last Saturday at Silver Dollar City, it got me thinking about a conversation I had with Husband a few months ago about taking children to our favorite vacation place in the whole wide world, Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
On one of the many road trips we have taken in the past few weeks, the subject of vacationing to Disney with kids came up. I said that I couldn’t wait to take our kids to Disney. Walking around the parks that I love, seeing their expression when they meet a character, getting their first hair cut at the barber on Main Street! What’s not to love?
Ok, yes, there might be issues. A cranky baby in a crowded park doesn’t sound like my idea of a vacation. Having to lug all their stuff in a diaper bag plus a stroller to deal with isn’t exactly the easiest way to travel. But won’t those little inconveniences be trumped by the awesome experience?
Husband firmly disagrees. He thinks we should leave our kids home until they are older and able to travel more easily. It would be easier to travel with an older child, as they might not need a stroller or special food.
I can’t imagine how having a baby should interrupt our vacation plans – it absolutely shouldn’t! If I were to get pregnant with a trip planned, THAT might change things. After all, there would be the plane trip to consider and I probably couldn’t ride many of my favorite rides once I got there.
But taking an infant to the World? We’re so good at touring that taking a baby along doesn’t seem like it would be that hard.
Honestly, I don’t know why we’re arguing about things that don’t even matter yet. We are years from having children and we will have LOTS of trips ahead without having to think about taking kids along. There are more important things to fight about!