I’ve decided that Summer is actually about 3 weeks long. Once you take off the visitors ‘visiting’ time, and the parent involvement in summer activities you are actually only left with about 3 weeks of unscheduled summer. Hmmm. Three precious weeks. To nap, to read, to walk, to make overdue phone calls, and catch up …
Bad luck or Mercury Retrograde? All I know is that I could have done with a ‘bad luck basket’. Maybe I’ll have to add one to our range….
I’ve often thought how lovely it would be if we really could lengthen our days – to stretch out those beautiful, sunny afternoons surrounded by friends and family and happiness. Those “4th of July” kind of days.
The buzz word for moms during the first part of our century seemed to be balance, and while I welcome balance to my own working-mother life, I have to admit that many days it reminds me of walking a tightrope.