So how do you guys do it? Especially in he busy summer months. I've got a 7 month old and he is our first. My wife loves to travel so our weeks are flip flopped. She's home all day while I'm at work and I like to be home on the weekends relaxing when she wants to go. How do you work summer vacations with work and a family? I have tried to explain to my wife to be patient and as I grow hopefully I can keep a dependable guy who can run the routes for a few days. I have gotten a good crew who can handle most mowing duties while I keep the fertilization/weed control in check. After never taking time off in the summer we are approaching my second straight vacation due to begging!! Hahah. 10 days out of state and it might kill me not being here to,check in on things.