6 Good Reasons Why You Should Travel With Your Mom At Least Once A Year.
When was the last time you really spent time with your mom? I don’t mean a quick catch up, I mean really spent time with her. Long talks, going shopping together, eating out at a nice restaurant, that kind of thing?
If you’re like most adults these days, the answer is probably ‘a long time ago’. It can be hard to make time for the people we love and appreciate the most in life. Although taking a trip might seem like the kind of thing you’d sooner do with a partner or friend rather than your mother, it is a great way to spend quality time together as adults, just the two of you.
Here are six reasons why you should go on vacation with your mom!
Life is too short not to spend time with the people we love;
– Life might seem like a long journey at times, but it’s not. The older you get, the faster time seems to pass. Before you know it, it will be too late to spend time with the people you’re close to. The chance will pass you by, and you’ll be left wishing you’d handled things differently. You have to make time for your mom while you can, and while you’re both able to fully enjoy all the benefits of a vacation. Let’s be honest, it can be hard to find the time to talk to our parents. Taking a few days to dedicate to being with your mom can be a great way to get in some serious quality time.
You’ll make memories you cherish for a lifetime;
– The real value in life is the time we spend with the people who mean the most to us. Shared experiences are worth more than anything. It’s only when we’re doing things with others that we make strong memories with them, and there’s no better way to make beautiful memories with your mom than heading off on vacation with her. Just imagine hanging out on the beach in the sun drinking pina coladas and reconnecting as friends!
You’ll see her in a whole new light;
– It’s quite rare for people to go on vacation with their parents as adults, or even spend an extended amount of time with them. They therefore miss out on the perspective shift that comes with getting closer to their mom as a person and a friend. You’re a grown up now. You can see a whole different side of her than you knew growing up. She’ll be able to give you her wisdom and advice in a way you might not have had access to before.
You’ll get to know each other better;
Lots of moms get used to playing the role of the mother for so long that they almost forget what it’s like to be an individual person – especially when it comes to their children. This could be an opportunity for you to view each other as people rather than just a parent and child, opening up new avenues to explore in each other’s personalities. Have fun together!
She deserves it;
Let’s be honest, all moms deserve some time away. They put in so much hard work in order to raise us, always giving pieces of themselves and receiving nothing in return. They show us how to survive and thrive in the world, and put us before themselves year after year. It’s nice to be able to repay the favor once in a while by surprising them with a trip somewhere nice and relaxing (and hot!).
You will come to understand how deep her love for you really is;
Often, it’s only once we see things from a fresh perspective that we can truly begin to appreciate them. Travelling with your mom is a great way to have your eyes opened to the true depth of love that she has for you. She’ll make sure you’ve eaten, she’s stick by your side whether she’s tired or not, and she’ll take those perfect photos you need for Facebook.
That’s why moms are so awesome – they never stop caring for you like they did when you were just a little baby. So, what are you waiting for? Give her a call and tell her that it’s time for you to repay all the favors she’s given to you over the years!
Written by Maverick, Staff writer at Lessons Learned In Life Inc. ©