12 More Sleeps

Summer is such a lovely time.

Sunshine, rainbows and children filled with joyfulness and glee. Mother’s bonding with their children and enjoying all of the freedom that no school brings. Playdates with friends and trips camping at the lake. Making s’mores at the campfire and running through the sprinkler. Perfect, family awesomeness.

It sounds heavenly doesn’t it? And thankfully, that is exactly what my summer was like. Exactly.

Minutes turned into hours – hours into days – days into weeks and two months later, I’ve had all of the joy that one Mother could ever handle. My family happiness meter is filled to the top, and I’m ready to share my little bundles of joy with others. I’m willing to let them go so they can bless others.

Over the summer, their “skill” levels increased dramatically. They can now “sing” at the tops of their lungs for hours at a time. Perfect for music class. They can run for hours and hours, without seemingly needing a break and just might be your next track stars in the making. They’re also ready for walks in the wilderness as they figured out how to leave little trails of stuff wherever they go. I can rest easily knowing that you won’t lose them in the woods. They’ve also learned a lot about things being fair, and have reminded me on numerous occasions just how much they appreciate my teaching them all about that. And most importantly, they’ve had many “sharing sessions” over the past two months, and have “bonded” over toys and team building. It’s been quite inspirational actually. And now they’re ready to share their skills with you.

You’re welcome world. The Wiener Five are ready for school, and hopefully you’re ready for them cause ready or not, they’re coming. 12 more sleeps.

Enjoy them, I most certainly have.

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4 thoughts on “12 More Sleeps

  1. Kat August 22, 2013 at 9:13 am Reply

    You are so kind and generous, wanting to share the little darlings with the world 😉

    I love my kids and enjoy summer for all of its freedom from homework but a return to normalcy will be welcome.

    • this mom's got something to say ... August 22, 2013 at 12:05 pm Reply

      I’m a giver. 😉 I’m actually desperately craving routine. I miss having order and bedtimes, and up times and all that. C’mon September!!

  2. Stacey August 22, 2013 at 1:58 pm Reply

    I’m with you, April, I really need routine back in our household! It helps with everything…including my sanity.

  3. […] April loves her family as she sends them out into the world. […]

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