Oy. Coming back.
My friends and I call this “reentry”. Whatever the definition of that word is in the dictionary, there should really be a picture of a parent ripping their hair out. While vacation brings the promise of relaxation, spontaneity, and less laundry, coming back seems to mean testy kids, mountains of wash and empty refrigerators. Even though it’s nice to be home, there is that period just between away and back in the saddle that can be maddening. Here are a few tips to keep from burning up on reentry:
If you have any other ideas, I would love to hear them.