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The Craziest Trip Ever

Being a parent doesn’t allow much room for spontaneity. Especially when you’re a parent of two and 32 weeks pregnant. Everything has to be planned way in advance, then double-checked and re-planned to be sure.

But I’ve always been a big fan of spontaneity – to do something totally insane once in a while. Except that it’s never the right time, you know. There are always a thousand reasons not to be spontaneous.

Sometimes, you just have to make it the right time.

Me: Babe, want to go Melbourne for a short trip?

Husband: Oh sure. When?

Me: We fly tomorrow night.

Husband: WHAT? That’s crazy.

Me: Just think about it. It sounds crazy but not that crazy.

Husband: Yes, it is that crazy.

Me: Well, is it the good kind of crazy or the crazy kind?

Husband: Pretty awesome kind of crazy.

Me: Ok then, let’s do it. What the heck, let’s just leave tonight. And we’re bringing the kids.

That was like 3pm yesterday afternoon, so I got clearance from my gynae, booked all the tickets, packed our bags and got on board a 10pm flight last night.

The kids were all like “NOW?? We’re going now? YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!”

Right now, we’re in Gold Coast and the weather is glorious. We’ll be here for the next couple of days, then heading to visit my sister in Melbourne.

This might just be the craziest thing we’ve done in a long time, or ever.

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  • Reply rach July 6, 2012 at 9:18 am

    Tats craziest crazy! would love to do the same but i dont hv the guts.
    have fun!!!

  • Reply lexyyy July 6, 2012 at 9:19 am

    have fun before the craziness starts!!!!!

  • Reply Marie July 6, 2012 at 9:20 am

    OMG that sound freaking AWESOME!!
    Have fun!
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  • Reply Kelvin Ang July 6, 2012 at 9:23 am

    WOW, awesome stuff! I wouldn’t be surprised if your spontaneity spilled over to your second week of confinement then. LOL. Take care, and have loads of fun! :)

  • Reply Stitch July 6, 2012 at 9:23 am

    you are really crazy and at 32 weeks!! I really admire your guts! Have fun and enjoy the trip!!
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  • Reply San July 6, 2012 at 9:29 am

    A spontaneous trip? Too AWESOME!

  • Reply Bing July 6, 2012 at 9:29 am

    That’s amazing! I need to inject some of that spontaneity in our lives too. Haha.. have fun guys!

  • Reply Susa July 6, 2012 at 9:33 am

    Wow, that’s really sponanteous. Not sure how I’ll take it but glad you’re already basking in the Gold Coast glow. Have fun with the family.

  • Reply Wen July 6, 2012 at 9:43 am

    Crazily cool!!
    I would love to do something like that too! But… haha as usual, the Buts.

  • Reply Amie July 6, 2012 at 9:58 am

    Wow…how I wish I can so spontaneous like you :)

  • Reply Maddysmum July 6, 2012 at 10:58 am

    That’s awesome indeed. Have a fabulous time with your family!!

  • Reply Marina July 6, 2012 at 10:58 am

    Too cool!

  • Reply Jayne Lee July 6, 2012 at 11:21 am

    GREAT!! I love this!!

    I just did one with Prince Shayn. Booked tickets on a Monday, flew on a Thursday to Vancouver and San Francisco. Just two of us and many pieces of luggage. Was totally crazy but it was all worth it!

  • Reply Ai Sakura July 6, 2012 at 11:30 am

    love this. enjoy the trip!
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  • Reply Sherlyn July 6, 2012 at 12:29 pm

    Wow, this is pretty exciting. Would love to do the same! Take care and enjoy the trip!
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  • Reply Lixia July 6, 2012 at 1:33 pm

    WOW! Seriously, awesome kind of crazy!

  • Reply qiu xian July 6, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    this is that one moment that will be forever etched in your memory! crazy cool!
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  • Reply Cher July 6, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    Spontaneous is always cool. Enjoy!! :)

  • Reply andrea July 6, 2012 at 6:46 pm

    I LOVE THIS!!!!!!

  • Reply Amy @ The Q Family July 6, 2012 at 8:48 pm

    Awesome! This is the good kind of crazy. Have a fun adventure and fabulous trip.

  • Reply Rin July 6, 2012 at 9:29 pm

    Wow, i’ll love to do that too! One day! When my girl is older & can travel tgt! =)

  • Reply Summer July 7, 2012 at 12:16 am

    Whoa! Awesome! Enjoy yourselves over there and have as much fun as you can! probably your last holiday before finn comes out! =p Love the spontaneity!
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  • Reply Leonny July 7, 2012 at 12:16 am

    haha… I haven’t done THAT ever … But hey, I think hubby and I really should be more spontaneous at times … Thanks for the reminder! =)

    Have fun you guys! =)

  • Reply Katriina July 7, 2012 at 12:39 pm

    Way to go, Daphne! Hope you are having a fantastic time. I love the Gold Coast. I grew up in Brisbane, and we spent a lot of time at Burleigh, Surfers Paradise, and Palm Beach. I especially love peaceful Tallebudgera, which is around the headland from Burleigh. I hope the sun is shining for you!

  • Reply Ren July 8, 2012 at 5:45 am

    wow… u have a awesome Husband…
    kids have a awesome Mummy… lol

  • Reply Bun Bun Makeup Tips July 9, 2012 at 5:43 am

    WOW!!!!!!!!!! That’s so awesome!!! It’s good you’re taking a vacation now coz when Finn pops out, it’ll be a while before you can travel again right?
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  • Reply Abby July 9, 2012 at 1:36 pm

    That’s very brave, with 2 kids and a big belly. Have fun!
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  • Reply Kathleen July 9, 2012 at 2:44 pm

    This should replace the definition of crazy in the dictionary.
    Props to you, Daphne!

    I’m 37 weeks now and wished I had a trip like this earlier on :)

  • Reply Daphne July 10, 2012 at 9:05 pm

    Thanks you guys! We’re usually not this crazy but the stars pretty much aligned for this trip so we had to just roll with it. :)

    More updates soon!

  • Reply 为食主义 July 10, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    must be cos of Scoot’s promotion~ LOL
    I love spontaneity too! but still went “WHAT” when i saw “tonight”~

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