We were thrilled to find this inspiring and informative article about the meaningful benefits of taking a sabbatical with your family and how to do it by Chris Taylor, Reuters. ¬†Taylor tells the story of many parents who are saving up for years to take a mid-life sabbatical – or a “mini-retirement,”with their children, using the kind of thorough planning we recommend in our book.

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The article also confirms what we know about the more and more Companies Who Get It:

Sixteen percent of employers now offer unpaid sabbaticals, up from 12 percent in 2009, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2013 Employee Benefits Survey. Another 4 percent even offer fully paid sabbaticals as a juicy perk.

Read the full article here and start making your plans!