School cafeteria food is easy to make fun of. I wrote a story about it when I was in the sixth grade. I recall stating that it wasn’t the lunch ladies’ fault, since you obviously cannot make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear. Needless to say, that little gem remained unpublished. Now, a few decades later, I feel compelled to tackle the subject again. A song about “mystery meat”, no doubt from a Nickelodeon show, is echoing in my head.
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It dawned on me that perhaps my guys had gotten a little spoiled in my time as a stay at home mom. I was inclined to take care of everything, until one wise former SAHM that had to go back to work told me what her kids were capable of. Cooking meals, folding laundry, etc. I introduced my kids to such ideas, and they seemed to go over well, though everything still seems to require lots of my assistance.
As summer vacation approaches, every stay at home mom gets that uneasy feeling in her stomach. Sure, it is going to be nice to not have to do have the morning routine at the crack of dawn. The lazy of pace of summer may not be so lazy, depending on how many sports your children play. But deep down every mother realizes that there is NO ESCAPE for the months to come. And we get nervous.