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It's time once again for Poolside Perspective. The time of the week where we sit back, contemplate and wonder what the heck is happening.
It's week five and we are still experiencing record highs and that is bringing everyone (and I mean everyone) to the pool.
Here's what I learned.
It's hard to keep track of your kids when you have nine under 10. Seriously, unless you're on a reality show that pays for the children's every whim, how do you afford it? The lady with the infield usually sits on the other side of the pool from us near the baby slide. This week, we noticed two of her kids on our side long before she did.
Um..your bra is distracting me. I'm pretty sure the lady on the blanket next to us was swimming in a swim skirt and a pink bra. I don't know who she thought she was kidding.
Make a new friend day. I told my kids it was make a new friend day and I ended up making one too. An elderly lady inched her way into our gaggle and just started chatting away. Before we knew it she was sharing life stories and trying out our floats. Guess make a new friend day worked out for everyone.
The goggle tomahawk. It's the new rage. My friend's daughter has goggles with these uniques straps that just kind of stick out in the back. They almost look like a feather. I kind of want a pair.
Monokini's continue to vex me. This week a nude colored monokini. Seriously? Enough said.
A huge shout out to W and B for helping me recall all of this week's lessons. You guys make hanging at the pool a huge stress relief.
What did you learn this week?
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