Pre-children vacations / Vacations away from children:
"I think I'll skip showering today." / "I get to shower every single day."
"I've had enough of office buildings - I want to spend time outdoors." / "I've had enough of playgrounds - I want to spend time indoors."
"I don't need to brush my teeth this morning." / "I brushed my teeth TWICE today!"
"I'm going to stay up late and party!" / "I don't have a pile-up of work to do after the kids go to bed so I can go to bed early!"
"I get to sleep in." / "I intended to sleep in but I went to bed so early and slept so well that I woke up early."
"I'm going to see a sporting event." / "I don't have to watch a single soccer game the whole trip!"
"I'm going to rest my mind and just lie on the beach." / "I have the ability to focus on one thing at a time so I'm going to think deeply about the things most important to me."
"I'm going to let my hair down." / "I'm going to put my hair up."
"I want to spend time with my friends." / "I want to spend time alone."
"I'm getting homesick." / "I'm getting homesick."