I often toss around the idea of getting on a plane but "hello"...would you like to add that one up? 8 plane tickets for Spring Break week please! Oh and "Mr. Hotel Manager, we have 8 people in our party. Do you have a suite that has 4 queen beds or can I please spend my money on 2 rooms". Traveling with a large family is not easy. I dabble on the Internet looking for places to go and after some time I get frustrated and just forget it. I want to travel with my kids but I also want to do it when they will appreciate it and enjoy it. We are almost there. The triplets are finally old enough to enjoy an adventure and we don't need the diapers and all the special things that little ones need.
Winter break started with a trip to "The Road Show". This is a cool place on the east side that has lots of exotic animals. Our neighbors own it and have invited us numerous times. I decided to just put it on my agenda for the week. They let the kids hold all kinds of snakes, they fed the tortoises and they hung out with a sugar glider. It was a fun little adventure for Monday.
On Wednesday we went roller skating. The triplets had never been but they seemed to really enjoy it. Eamon was a bit of a hot shot in the beginning and he fell. He hurt his wrist and didn't do much after that. All I could think of...OMG he won't be able to finish up hockey and David is going to tell me why it was a bad idea. It took several hours and Eamon was feeling better and the arm was ready for hockey. Liam won the race that they had for 11-12 year old and of course he was on cloud nine. Mairin brought a friend and they spent a lot of their time in the arcade.
Thursday brought movie day. We got out all of our Christmas gift cards and headed up to Great Lakes Crossing for "The Lego Movie". I packed a bag of bottled water and ziplock bags. We ordered 3 large popcorn's and 3 large slurpees. The kids found their seats and I spaced out the popcorn and slurpees in between kids. They all shared and we went for 3 popcorn refills.