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Ok, so here’s the thing: It’s summer, and unless we are able to go to the POOL I am not providing my children with enough stimulation and opportunities for ACTIVE PLAY. Because, basketballs, and tennis rackets, and your OWN GOLF SET and basically the equivalent of an entire baseball field (If you build it, they will come) in the back yard is not what toddlers deem ACCEPTABLE.
Summer has been great, ya’ll. It really has. But lately? I need a break from summer break.
I have also worked it out that the relationship between my sense of well-being and general affection is PRECISELY DISPROPORTIONATE to the amount of times one of my boys hollers “MOM, MOM MOMMMMYYYY MOTHERRRRRR” at me from about two feet away. One just did because he was “stuck” on the couch and couldn’t get up. I asked him if his legs were broken and if we needed to amputate. I have run out of good comebacks; I am now using my father’s.
That’s what summer does, friends. It sucks the creativity right outta you.
I recently met Corie Clark, and her book is going to be just what I need today. If you build it, they will come, yes, but if you put your feet up on the couch, open a good book, and read it, the toddlers will have to fend for themselves.
Stay tuned later this week for an interview with Corie!
And yes, maybe later we’ll go to the pool.
Happy summer. Keep the faith, Momsies. When they go away for school we will miss them. That’s what I keep telling myself.