In our community, school starts today! Yes, this is quite early for some but perfect for our family. Because after eight weeks of unstructured endeavors, my kids stop appreciating their time spent with me and Dad and each other. Swimming is no longer enjoyable because the pool‘s refreshing chill has been replaced by the warm, and rather gross, feeling of bathwater. Playing outside is also a challenge because the heat index routinely hovers above 105 degrees. It’s also around this time that I realize the money tree should have been cut down a month ago!
Back-to-school prep, I’m sure, is no [ ... ]