Together, yet apart
Me-time, couple-time and family time – ELISA CHIA enjoyed them all during a four-day getaway at this Bintan resort.
Watch our video. Visit www. youngparents.com. sg/digital. Should we leave our kids behind and go on a vacation? It had been a while since my husband and I spent quality time together.
It turns out that I’m not the only one who’s entertained this idea. A recent Expedia.com.sg survey found that 41 per cent of parents in Singapore would do that, making them tops among families in Asia – ahead of Hong Kong (27 per cent), Taiwan (23 per cent) and Malaysia (19 per cent).
But when we broached the subject with the kids, our ﬁve-year-old son turned on the waterworks. Then there was the disappointed look on our 10-year-old daughter’s face.
Guilt won and we caved in. We would make it another family holiday, but at Club Med. The resort chain always comes to mind when we want to take a break from the