Summertime and the Livin’ AIN’T Easy

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I’ve got my toes in the water, bottom NOT in the sand

Several worries in my mind

Gripping toddlers with each hand.

Still, life is good today.

Yeah, life is good today.

I am at the pool and have been holding my breath for TWO hours. No, I am not under water. I have four young kids. AT THE POOL. I glance around at the mothers of older children, relaxing, sunbathing, reading a good book. My first thought is…LUCKY. My next thought is…when is the last time I read a book? My third is I AM NOT READY FOR THAT!

As luxurious as it sounds, lounging on a chair is not what I signed up for in this season of life.

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