We spent time sleeping in (until EIGHT THIRTY, BABY!), reading on the beach, body surfing some awesome waves, and eating meals without wiping anyone's faces. We also watched with amused interest as other people chased after their own children, and I sat on the beach in my chair only watching Bryan's head bob amongst the waves every once in a while, wondering briefly if he was going to be able to make it back to shore or not. This must be how the other half lives.
But I did miss my little booger faces. Those little ankle biters have a way of worming themselves into your heart. A couple times my mom t
I am totally not ashamed to need a break every 18 months or so from the kids. I LOVE that my parents are willing and able to stick it out for a couple days at our house to juggle them for us. It was so nice to let down our guard and take time to enjoy each other for a bit and remember why we built this family, but it was also such a welcome feeling to be back home and back to real life.
And the sleeping in was nice, too. Thanks, Mom and Dad! You are the BEST!