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Friday, June 22, 2012
10:11 PM | | Edit Post
We took a day away from the public pool and spent it at my friends backyard oasis, which was fan.tas.tic.
Here's what I learned.
Timeout? I've put my kids in time out at the pool. I've seen other's put their kids in time out. This week, while walking to the bathroom I saw a mom in time out. I can only guess she put herself in time out. She had her chair facing the fence and was reading a book. Um...the view isn't even good, but I guess she was just fed up with looking the other way.
If everyone knows the code, well it's no longer a code. My daughter has reached the wonderful age of waredrobe malfunctions. Since having your breast fall out of your suit at the pool, is uber embarrassing we decided to simply say flamingo. However, seems
Behave like there IS a lifeguard on duty. Our kids were like monkeys let loose at the zoo when we went to our friend's pool instead of the public pool. They were taking innertubes down the slide, stopping mid slide, and just acting ridiculous on the dive. Needless to say, we can't wait to go back. Here's hoping we're still welcome (*wink*)
Just because they make it. I'm pretty sure we covered this last year, but it needs to be reiterated. Just because the swimsuit comes in your size, doesn't mean you should wear it.
Tripping sucks. Tripping and releasing your flamingo, sucks even more. What is the appropriate response when a woman trips up the steps getting out of the pool right in front of you and her breast tumbles out of her top. Yelling flamingo doesn't help. Turns out... not everyone knows the code.
What did you learn this week?
- I'm a 40 year old (gasp) freelance writer, school cafeteria manager, wife and mother. I have three children and one anxious and overweight beagle. I use my blog to make others laugh, to share some cool crafts, to document my lunchlady adventures and to lament about the challenges faced by us all on the journey called life. Thanks for visiting. Please leave some crack...um...I meant some comments.