Today was the most beautiful day we have had here in a while. Since it’s tax season and I’m not brave, I didn’t do what I wanted to do and pack the kids up for a spontaneous trip to the National Zoo. Instead, we scooped up my nephew and the I took the five kids over to a local park near a beautiful pond.
The day was perfect for playing on the jungle gym, the baby was content and smiling and we had several hours before we had anywhere to be. Not two minutes after we got to the park, my nephew came over complaining that he was “exhausted” and couldn’t possibly play on the equipment. My son, trying to be like his big cousin, also joined Bella and me on the bench complaining of being tired.
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