Originally published in June of 2013…

DAILY PRESENTS

Disclaimer:Your regularly scheduled program of peaceful presence and gratitude has been temporarily suspended due to a condition known as SVA (Summer Vacation Anxiety).

Aaaah, summer.   How I struggle this time of year.  If you will remember, I had a similar temper tantrum last year at this time, when I worried and worried about how I would possibly find balance and get any work done with the kids home from school when they were neither interested nor enrolled in nearly enough camps.  This year I don’t even have a part-time babysitter to help me sort it out.  I thought I did.  But I don’t.  I am trying not to be bitter about it.

On the positive side, I started freaking out about how I was going to function during the summer a little later in the game this year than last.  This is either a sign of progress or…

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