Vacation countdown

When you have a toddler, it’s hard to comprehend time. We try not to build up any events until we know for certain when and were we are going. We love to tell Em when we have our next Disney trip planned. We are so happy to have a vacation countdown tracker to help us explain how much longer we have to wait!

However, when you’re only four, 26 days 7 hrs 26 min 11 sec is an eternity!

When do you tell your little ones your going on vacation?


  1. Lizz

    We made a paper chain, and Max pulls one off every day, until our trip!
    Only 18 days to go!

    1. Cam

      Oh that’s a good one. I wish we were going at the same time, it would be so much fun!

  2. Sara

    We didn’t. We did the big reveal the day of. It didn’t sink in on where we were going until they fastened their seatbelts. Totally awesome!

    1. Cam

      Sara, I think that’s the route we’re going to take from now on. A full month in advance is just nuts on our part!

  3. Jessica

    I always make the mistake of telling the kids too soon and then I go through weeks of them asking how much longer. I tried a calendar for a visual but that hasn’t worked very well.

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