Who’s ready for summer?! This girl! More importantly, who’s ready to be done with school so you can enjoy some time away from books, studying and early mornings?! This girl! Ok, this doesn’t REALLY apply to me. I don’t have kiddos in school…yet. However, my world still revolves around school schedules somewhat because when school is out that means more time with my family and in particular, my sisters! YAY! That said, I can still empathize with all those school-aged children. I do happen to still remember my high school and college days. Counting down the days to summer was about the ONLY thing that got me through it. I remember cramming for tests and staying up late only to wake up early with bags under my eyes. Ahhh, the good ol’ days! But when summer came — that was when the fun began!

Sadly, the days of books, homework and studying will return much to soon for me once my 4-year-old starts going to school. Then our summers will become a treasured time for us (not that they aren’t now, because they are, but you know what I mean). It’s weird how once you have a child in school you view your summers differently. Continue reading