"Mommy gets 3 or 4 weeks of vacation for the whole year - you have 8 during just the summer alone!"
"So that means you have 4-5 weeks of vacation LESS than I do (smiles proudly at her math skills)"
"Right - and that doesn't include Christmas Vacation, February Vacation, April Vacation, and all of the other made-up school holidays".
*shrugs* "Maybe you should just get a new job".
She then turns on her heel and goes back to practicing her latest and greatest jump rope song.
Trying to balance work and life is tough enough during "normal" school weeks - add a vacation week into the mix, and it turns life upside down. I've spent the majority of this week having play-dates at my house, sending Caitlyn to play with her friends at others houses, and trying to squeeze as much work and running in as possible.
|Play dates = destruction|
And to all of those parents who are in a similar space as me this week, let's all meet up Sunday night and raise a glass to the end of vacation!
Only 7 weeks until the next one..