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Situation 805: “No kids on the honeymoon”

My fiancé and I are making big plans for our wedding this summer, and it’s going to be great. The honeymoon, however, is turning into a problem. She has a beautiful 10-year-old daughter from her previous marriage, and I can’t wait to be a stepdad…but not on the honeymoon. My wife-to-be thinks it would be great to take the kid to Jamaica with us, but I’ve got every intention of having a very un-kid-friendly honeymoon…and I don’t know that it would be appropriate to ask the resort staff if they’d be interested in babysitting duty. Am I off-base here? I don’t think a honeymoon is an appropriate place for a kid. Too selfish or right on target? (email your situation to

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