A Day at the Beach


Well I think I’ve earned my “Good Mom” award for the week. This morning I let kids watch TV so that I could clean the kitchen, when that was done I threw them outside and we sat in the sun and played in the pool. After that, I piled them all into the stroller (Lucy and Emma took turns walking and at one point Spencer was in the sling and both girls rode) and we walked at whopping two miles to Matt’s office for lunch. And there was a KILLER hill that I had to push three children up. Upon arrival, I was bombarded with “oh my”s and “what were you thinking”s and “it’s 90 degrees outside”s, “what about heatstroke?”s from the assistants and hygienists. I went upstairs to find Matt reading his scriptures and he was surprised and happy to see me. He and is boss both said they thought it was great that I walked in. He also told me that he only had one more patient for the day and that after that we could go to the beach… and we did. Then we came home and after ice cream cones for dinner I quickly whisked them off to the bath and then bed. Matt has gone off with his boss to some boat thing (boys) and I am ready for girls night to start. They should start arriving and minute now :)


5 Comments Add yours

  1. Megan B says:

    That sounds so nice. I’m not even going to tell you about my day :)


  2. Heather B says:

    wow! 2 miles so soon after having a baby?! I stand in the shadow of your greatness :) Pretty soon I will start using those spiffy (expensive) running shoes I bought for actual running… Next week… I promise :)


  3. Lyndsey says:

    That sounds like so much fun!


  4. Rose says:

    It has been killer heat..I love it though. The kids must have loved going in to see daddy at work. Mine do!!Hope your girls night was funRose Dyer


  5. Maine Mom says:

    I’m getting caught up on your blog. I love the pictures of Lucy and Emma running around the track. Great job, girls!I had a fun time last night…and I’ve started keeping track of my points. :-)


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