"I don't understand the people who complain that their kids have to stay home because of a snow day! Cherish them!"
I always want to say, "I'll cherish them when they understand that no, I don't want to play Barbies all day and to let Mommy have quiet time."
Instead I roll my eyes.
I see this type of thing posted on Facebook in various forms.
See, my kids had snow days Monday and Tuesday. I was not happy. I posted that I was not happy. A lot of other people did too.
And then came the above posts.
"They grow so fast. A parent should never whine when their kids have to stay home!"
I know they grow fast, thank you. I have a twelve-year-old. But it's okay to like your silence. It's okay to enjoy being able to run errands in peace. It's okay to complain about it! I love my kids to bits but man, I so enjoy being able to hear my own thoughts.
"I'm actually happy my kids will be home! We can craft and cuddle!"
Fantastic. You glue your sticks together.
Yes, I enjoy my quiet time when the kids are in school. I get so much done!
So if school is canceled again in the future?
I'll probably complain about it.
Sorry Constantly Happy Facebook People.