Yay! The weekend is over! The Hoos is back! If I never have to hear, "That isn't how Daddy's does it!" again, it will be too soon.
I did have a great time with the girls. Yes, it was nice not to have to worry about being home at a certain time or preparing dinner, but I definitely could have used more sleep and about four more showers a day (warm temperatures + clingy kids = stinky mommy).
Friday afternoon I kept the girls out of the house for as long as possible. We spent two hours on the playground (sweating profusely) and another forty minutes at Stew's. That left me with only about an hour and a half until bedtime.
Saturday we spent the morning and early afternoon with some friends at a farmer's market and playground. My plan was to run them around so they would fall asleep in the car on the way home. It was a lot of fun in the sun and it certainly wore me out. Alas, four hours in the sun is not enough for the other female members of the family and neither LP nor AK took a nap. I was literally counting down the hours until bedtime. Which couldn't come soon enough and which took way too long. Both of my over-exhausted munchkins were giggling fools. Running in and out of their bedrooms, jumping on each other and having a grand old time.
Sunday was a family brunch with the Hoos' family. He wasn't there most of the time, but at least I was not alone to entertain my children. I can usually count on my nieces to watch them. Unfortunately, my nieces are children too and at one point they were otherwise entertained (understandably). I was so bummed that I - GASP! - had to watch my own children.
I am very happy that the Hoos is home. Not only is he smart, cute, and my best friend - he is a great dad. Which reminds me of why I married him seven years ago today.