Kelly Ripa Recalls Family Trip In Throwback Pic Parents Can Relate To

The TV host reminded moms and dads why they should be glad summer vacation is almost over.

Exhausted from vacationing with your kids this summer?

Kelly Ripa remembers your pain.

The TV host on Thursday posted a hilarious throwback photo of her looking dazed and exhausted with her brood at the beach in 2003.

“A #tbt 2003 reminder: ‘a vacation with your kids is a trip, not a vacation,’” she wrote, adding husband Mark Consuelos’ Instagram handle.

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Michael, Lola and Joaquin are a lot older now and presumably easier to travel with ― but Mom didn’t forget the way it was, kids.

A few celebrity moms seconded the sentiments of the 47-year-old “Live With Kelly and Ryan” star.

“TRUTH,” Jenna Dewan wrote, according to People.

Lisa Rinna commented, “This photo says it all Mama!”

The children do seem more portable in this cute pic from 2015:

The family in 2015 -- probably more vacation-ready.
The family in 2015 -- probably more vacation-ready.

But those so-called trips will last forever.



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