I know there are a lot of you that get uber excited about school being out, but really, that doesn’t mean much to us Working Folks! Not to mention that my electricity and food bills go up tremendously! Yeah, we can maybe get up a little later, due to the fact that we don’t have to take anyone to school, but in all actuality, for me anyway, things don’t change very much. Except…….SENDING THE CHIRREN TO GRANDMA! I can bank on at least 2 weeks during the summer when I can shed the full time Mama responsibilities, and just do ME! Ya’ll probably think I am being mean or whatever, but its OK. My feelings aren’t hurt. If we are being real here, I love my children with all of my heart, but I have been raising kids for almost 22 years, and there are times when I just need a break. Grandmas get to be carefree the other parts of the year, so why not let them just, HAVE IT! Especially when they want to come and get them, and do things with them. I mean, it will be my time, (one day in the distant future) to be a Grandma, and I will for sure embrace it! But right now…….SUMMER MAMA/DADDY TIME!
For those of you that are freaking out because I am excited to get rid of my children, we do actually have some fun things planned for the summer. Damon and I were chatting on our way home from Arkansas last week. (Ya know, when you have like 5 straight hours in the car to discuss ALL things that you forgot to discuss during the work week, and your kids all have in earbuds, and are enjoying their ride in the “Way Back”). Yeah. One of those discussions. We got to talking about all of our adventures that we go on when we are out of town or out of state, and were like, “You know we live in Dallas, right? People come here on vacations and such, all….the….time.” With that being said, we have some stay-cation plans in the works. Not to mention, we will be taking our folks on an actual vacation in August, so people… calm down. We do actually do things WITH our children.
Rest assured that they are loved, and wonderfully cared for, and I wouldn’t trade them for anything in the world. Besides, there is no need to feel sorry for them. They can’t wait to get away and not have to be Mama’d to death. Shoot! I barely hear from them when they’re gone.
The first leg of the, let’s call it, “The Get Gone”, was actually initiated by Big Sister. Since she moved and got her own place, she has been missing them, soooo….Come and get em!
That’s all for today, but I will be back tomorrow! Ya know. Because of ALL this free time i’m about to have!