No, not the wicked fun in the sun on the beach kind. But the “let’s give the kids a week off because it’s starting to get warm and the teachers can’t cope with the energy level right now” kind.
Of course it’s cold and raining right now.
School vacations are a double-edged sword for me. On the one hand, not trucking to school every morning lets me swing back into my natural working pattern—I get a lot done when I can work from the kids’ bedtime til 2 or 3 in the morning. On the other hand, because that is my natural work/sleep pattern, it’s a fight all school year to go to bed at 11 and get up by 7, so next Monday will kick my ass in a big way. (Next year…*cue horror music*…the Middle School. Instead of leaving for school by 8:30, the tall child will have to head out at 7:30. I am crying myself a river.)
But I’ll just focus on two things. One—Getting as much done as humanly possible during this week, and 2—it’s almost time for…