Summer has arrived!
Whew. That statement feels so good after what felt like the longest and most horrible winter ever. I felt like I would never emerge from my GLOOM AND DOOM of the bare months, but here we are with sunshine and humidity and sunscreen! This year we’re in our new house in a suburbia neighborhood with white picket fences and a neighborhood pool. In just a few short weeks of membership, we have blazed the trail between our house and the clubhouse almost every sunny day. We’re getting a chance to meet our neighbors and that delicious pool exhaustion cannot be beat – weekend naps that still smell of chlorine and Banana Boat are my favorite.
Plus, having a pool membership means the three and a half year old is taking the longest, most wonderful naps on the weekends, giving me time to write and clean and…well, nap.
While we’re still a few years out from swim team, here are the pool must-haves you’ll need for spending long days by the water:
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