I’m linking up with Mama Kat’s writers workshop again this week. Her 5th prompt jumped out at me pretty much right away: Your summer vs. Your kids summer. I’m probably not alone in thinking that my summer looks pretty different from my kids’ summer. Not in a bad way, just different.
Their summer so far has looked like this:
copious photo ops at the zoo, camping trips, swim lessons, backgammon at Grammy’s, boundless energy, ice cream everywhere, Icees and bowling with friends, video games for days and watermelon as big as your face (or dress)
My summer meanwhile has looked more like this…
Reading in the in between moments, watching swim lessons from the comfort of a beach chair in the shade, finding the perfect Moscato, eight million selfies with my fashionista soon to be eight year old, driving literally everywhere and making homemade pickles
Honestly, both summers look pretty awesome. I don’t even think I’m jealous of all the fun my kids are having because my summer has been pretty great all on its own. What about you?
What is your summer looking like this year?
4 responses to “My Summer vs. My kids’ Summer”
Your summer looks super fun! More daytime light in the summer means more reading for me. 🙂
Cute post! My summer has been mostly fun playing Pickleball.
When kids are off having fun, summers are great for moms to lounge and relax and watch over them happily 🙂