My Vacation is Not About My Teenagers’ Happiness

Woman in water holding up a sign that says “freedom”.
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If your social media feed looks anything like mine these days, there is no shortage of smiling, happy, seemingly perfect families living their best life on their summer vacation.

They’re dressed in coordinated outfits on some exotic beach with the sun setting behind them. They’re sailing on a yacht. They’re posing in front of the Eiffel Tower while gallivanting through Europe.