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Super Fun Vacations You'd Never Take Again, a.k.a. Waah, Waah, Waah

Because our family enjoys watching the Sarah Palin’s Alaska series on TLC, we settled in for another great episode with lots of Alaska wildlife.I kind of rolled my eyes when I saw it was the one with Kate and her eight.Not because of the kids, because I like to think I can handle high levels of kid chaos.But I could see the crash and burn that was inevitable, taking Kate into the Alaska wilderness to camp.A woman that gets manic about finger-painting messes may not exactly be in her element when she has to cook her food over an open fire. The initial meet-and-greet with the kids and Sarah/Todd and Kate went well and they bantered back and forth about how they are alike in many ways.Later that day, Sarah and Kate attended a mini-seminar entitled “Learn to Return,” which sounds kind of scary for a non-camper, if you ask me.The high point of this training was either Kate realizing that the area they would be camping in is a popular bear area of Alaska or watching Willow, Sarah’s daughter,…