If you ask in a strategic way, you can get more (paid) time off from work for family and fun.
Time Off Tactics
5 Affordable Ways to Have Fridays Off
Craft Your Own (Extra) Vacation Terms
More Vacation Memo Template (free download)
4 Ways to Take Time Off to Travel
3 Strategic Reasons for Taking 6 Weeks Off
Download: Six-Week Sabbatical Workbook