That’s my sentiment when it comes to my oldest (and soon my middle) child going back to school. Summer becomes a short stint that feels like a flash of fantasy life. Sleeping in, doing activities on our own time, eating at random times… Basically, controlled chaos.
Now, in a couple weeks, we will be pretty regimented again. Activities like dance and swimming will be on schedules, up early to get the big off to school on time (taking him and picking him up), dinner early enough to have a decent bedtime. Our days seem to fly by thanks to the hustle and grind, but I cherish the moments anyway. Even when I feel I’m going crazy. So, we try to prepare. (more…)