A New Way to Think About Your Vacation Time

Plan it out ahead of time to make the most of it. Yes, even now.

Laura Vanderkam
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In late 2019, I got an idea: I would plan the entire next year’s vacations at once.

There were a few reasons I thought this was a brilliant approach. First, my husband and I could block the same dates that our kids weren’t in school, so all our days off…

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Laura Vanderkam
Forge

Laura Vanderkam is the author of several time management books including Off the Clock and 168 Hours. She blogs at LauraVanderkam.com.