We took the kids to Maine this weekend. It was to visit my college friends Lexi and Maureen, but ironically, we were going north and avoiding the snow. That sounds so weird to say!
We had a good time, visiting, going out to eat, shopping, etc. We went to the LL Bean store in Freeport, ME. I always forget just how big that place is, it's really a complex!
Another thing we did---we took the kids swimming in the hotel pool. They LOVED it and it wore them out. One of the things that they really like to do is jump off the side into the shallow end. they coaxed me to do it from the deep(er) end and I told them that I was trying not to get my hair wet.
As soon as I said it, I paused: "Did I really just say that? REALLY? Do I want to be that Mom? No. And so I jumped.
The cheers were worth it. The awkward SLAP against the water, was not. Nothing a little trip to the hot tub couldn't fix.
There. I'm still a cool mom. Thought we were slipping there a little bit.