and so starts the fun.
(it's a little bright out here)
Sophie tried out the boogie board (when she says 'boogie' rhymes with 'doggie').
My three oldest join Daddy in the waves
Caroline hangs out with Mom and watches from a distance.
We made our family list tonight of our goals this summer and eating ice cream, going to the beach at least once a week, and family movie nights ranked high. Library time made it on there too, so all will not be lost on the academic front.
I can already feel the difference around our home. The kids are playing more, I am cooking more and just for fun, and my short daily to-do list is not a burden. To top it all off, Grandma will be here in less than two weeks.
Scott and I have our nine-year anniversary to celebrate, summer reading to enjoy, and our family has a lot of sand to grind into the carpet of our van. Sounds like it's going to be a great couple of months.