I’m ultimately glad the holiday is almost over.
I have to say I miss my own home, terribly.
I’ve spent the last 3 days trapped in a home that is designed for essentially 2 people, but is filled with 7, plus 2 cats. Of the 7, 2 are well under the age of ten.
I am starting to really admire parents of boys. My sweet intelligent and fun Nephews have become non-stop talkers. There is instant replay on every action made by anyone or anything. After about 2 days of this I was spent. Completely unable to process any more nephews.
but actually no amount of anything could cause these two to entertain themselves.
They do get very excited. Going to the Grandparents involves things like Tractor rides, walks through the woods where actual visible snakes live, watching pine cones explode in the fire, and…Cats that are chaseable and somewhat tolerant of little boys, multiple Amish buggies/wagons…
I do like children. But wow, what a 100% challenge….