*No matter how hard you try, it is impossible to attend a baseball game *and* a softball game at the same time, on two different fields, on opposite sides of town.
*Children can survive on concession stand hot dogs and snacks twice in one week.
*They may even ask for it a third time.
*If you plan to go to the gym at night...your husband will work late.
*Or the ballgame will go into extra innings.
*You will not be as motivated to go at 10:00 pm.
*You will also not be as motivated at 6:00 am.
*It may be years before you find the bottom of the clothes hamper.
*Or the bills!
*Your Google reader is overflowing too! Unlike the laundry and bills... You feel a need to get to the bottom of it.
*Blog reading is far more entertaining than laundry and bills.
*You can not over schedule your kids this summer. The more camps and activities you sign them up for, the less likely you are to hear these three little words: "I. am. bored!"
*When your daughter turns nine...you. will. not. believe. it.
*One computer in the house is not enough. Every time you have a great idea for a post... someone is on the computer.
*Writing down your post long hand is more time consuming than typing it.
*It is also a waste of time since you have to type it anyway.
*Driving a suburban is great for transporting a big family.
*It also provides lots of ample space for groceries, bat bags, dance bags and dog kennels.
*Driving a suburban will blow your gas budget.
*You may need to take out a second
*Having a neighbor that owns "peony" farms can be very rewarding.
*Your house will have lots of pretty bouquets of flowers and it will smell heavenly.
*Having a sister that is the GM of a minor league baseball team can be very rewarding too.
*It is possible to be just as excited as your child when he is asked to be a "bat boy" for a daytime game.
*It is possible that standing in the hot sun trying to get just the right shot of the "bat boy" can cause your arms to get fried.
*Your mind will also feel fried as you try to take pictures of the "bat boy" in the hot sun while your four-year-old runs wild in the box seats.
*Four-year-old children are great multi-taskers.
*They can flip over the railing, hang over the dugout, drink a Gatorade, and talk to strangers while whining to go play on the playground.
*Whining can induce headaches.
*Silence really is golden.