1. Your dad and I are away for three days.
2. Your dad and I will be away for three days.
1. If a mom is telling her daughter the plan, which one does she say?
2. If a mom is leaving a note for her daughter, which one does she write?
3. What is the difference between the two tenses here? Is the simple present something already planned and the future something that will happen if under a certain condition?