And a very sleepy Mish Mash it is. Holidays are wonderful things. Until that first day back to work. And then it hits you. All the late nights. All the food you don't usually eat. All the sleeping in way past your normal wake up time. All the out of routine activities one tries to cram into a week away from home.
And then comes Monday. Baam. Reality hits right between the eyes. No more lazing around. Have to be up by 6:30. Bed by 11:00. Kids arriving, diapers need changing, hungry tummies need feeding, hugs need to be given, playing needs to be done and fights need to be refferee'd. It's almost like culture shock from one's very lazy week before. But would I give up that holiday time just to stay in routine? Not on your life. Because then I couldn't have memories like this:
or like this:
And where else do you get a shot of your kid like this except on vacation:
As you can tell with this being posted halfway through the afternoon, though it was quite the introduction back into work this morning, I'd say it is so worth the week of family fun!