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Summer of Sanity 2015 - The Recap

So, a little over 3 months ago I posted my hopes for Summer of Sanity 2015.  Let's see where we ended up:

June was a crazy fast month with family visits, tee ball, a week of camp for each of the boys and our family vacation to NC/SC.We were able to sit back and relax the rest of July until school started the 2nd week of August, too soon!

We did the charts only for about 2 weeks and then it was like "screw it".  Mostly because the boys knew what the system was and well, it's summer, and I'm me, so following through with things is often a toughie for me.  I know, I know, bad trait to model for my kids. Whatever.

I again found myself only really able to handle one big outing a day, but we had some good ones.The weather was mild and our backyard became our go-to destination.With the boys being 4 and 7, can I just tell you the elation of saying “Go outside” and they can all by themselves!Heaven!It gives me time to get Cora around and complete a chore or two in the ho…