weekend. What a wonderful thing to be
able to sit back and relax, especially with all the heat and humidity.
year. I feel like there are things I
should be doing; watering the garden, weeding the garden, picking the
produce. That isn’t the case
though. It has thrown me off a bit in
the way of what we are able to do. I’m
not as concerned about being away from the house for long hours, knowing I don’t
need to rush home to water my wilted plants.
chat with my husband has been wonderful.
No concerns about what the day will bring; the perfect way to spend
summer days, in my opinion.
was amazing by the way. I forgot how
easy it to bring only one child out with me, instead of two or three. I ended up picking up a small blow up pool
for the kids to play in. I am thankful I
did! We don’t get a lot of hot and humid
weather in Maine, but when it comes, it is often a little much for me.
to spend every hour of light (minus our morning at church Sunday) in the
simple as a $13 blow up pool for hours upon hours, and reminded me of an article I read recently.
extra hours that aren’t taken up by school, but we forget that our kids,
really, just want to be kids.
to make all these plans, and instead are able to slow right down.
but I also want them to know that they can make their own fun out in
nature. There seems to be a fine line
for me on whether I am the cruise director, or if I instead give them the tools
they need to make their own fun. I want
them to make their own fun.
that the kids decide to spend most of their time in that pool. The warm days are short in Maine, and I want
us all to make the most of it.
Especially since I am already thinking about the next school year, eek!
down during these summer days? What is
your favorite way to spend the long and warm days?