My kids are not the only ones who are starting to check out mentally at the end of the school year. I am too.
It’s nice out. Sunny until nearly 8:30, light out until 9, which is past two kids’ bedtimes. But I want to be out too, and I conveniently seem to lose track of bedtime. The swingset we bought for the yard is paying off in spades as the girls climb, swing and devise bizarre monkey-like crossings from one end of the rig to the other. For once we’re getting a head start on our yard work. And the sunsets have been incredible – did you see the partial solar eclipse right before sunset this weekend?
Homework? Oh. Yeah.
Bedtime? Wow is it 8:30 already!? They all need baths, or at least a deep scrubbing of the bottoms of their feet.
Student council every Tuesday at 7:40 am? Still happening.
I’m hard pressed to decide which is more challenging: holding the schedule together at the end of the school year or getting them back on it at the start.
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