Tuesday, June 14, 2011
School's Out For Summer
Oh, how I remember the lazy days of summer. I remember sleeping in, running through the sprinkler, riding my bike, eating corn on the cob and fresh picked strawberries, country fairs and catching lightning bugs. It was all so relaxing.
Only, now I'm the mom. And now, I've got three sets of eyes fixed on me asking, "What are we going to do today?" Hmm, the word, "relaxing", just melted like a sticky popsicle in the sun. Now, I'm repeating a new phrase for summer, "Come here so I can put sun block on you!" What is it about sunblock that so repells children? It's like I could threaten them with, "Clean up your room or I'm spraying you with sunblock," and they'd clean their room.
Anyway, unlike the Phineas and Ferb song that states, "There's a 104 days of summer vacation," there's actually somewhere around 75 days to do it all. So, I better enjoy all this summertime insanity while I can.
Here's the hot topic: What are your memories of summer vacation? If you have children, do you have a secret countdown until the first day of school?
At least I won't be as busy as these guys:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoV2adaRBWU (Phineas and Ferb Theme Song)