Letting the kids miss a day of school for vacation?

So Friday we leave for vacation, it's not a very long trip but we do need to be on the road at an early-ish hour. I'm going to let them stay out of school and I know some people would call this terrible. I don't care, lol. They rarely miss school so this one day isn't going to be a big deal. And it's Bub's birthday Friday so it's a bit of a treat for him.

Have you ever let your kids stay out of school for a vacation? When you were a kiddo did your parents ever let you miss school for vacation?

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About Melissa
Birth: December 31
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I am a single mom of two fantastic kiddos that I love to pieces. Currently in school working towards my teaching degree. You can find me most days on www.mommathoughts.com when I am not here chit chatting! :)