Shannon Stacey

Spring break

There’s a phrase that usually summons images of fun, beaches, partying and copious amounts of alcohol. Spring break! Woohoo!. Yeah, not here. Mostly it just means my kids are home all week and I have to provide some kind of lunch for them, which is usually the school’s job. But we’ve passed the halfway mark now and my mom’s coming to visit today.

The worst part has been that, without having to get the boys to school first thing in the morning, I’ve been going back to sleep on the couch in the morning, then waking up late to cold coffee.

All I can say is I’m glad my mom’s not one of those judgmental moms I hear about. She could give a crap less about my housekeeping and if she had to move a pile in order to put her feet up on my coffee table, she moves the pile. If she was a “white glove” mom, I’d have to disown her and bar her from my house, LOL.

Just a few more days and then this no-party, no-beach, no-booze spring break will be over!

2 comments to “Spring break”

  1. azteclady
      · April 26th, 2012 at 10:27 am · Link

    Oh my good god, you’ve made me laugh so hard!

    Now imagine if you had the white glove mom coming to visit you for a couple of months (courtesy of you living in different countries and the airfare being so expensive you only see each other during these visits, some 20 or so months apart).

    Yeah, I’m just about ready to take a header out the window.

  2. Shannon
      · April 27th, 2012 at 9:06 am · Link

    Oh my. I think I’d spend a great deal of that visit locked in the bathroom with cookies and some kind of alcohol.

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