This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Snapple® Straight Up™ Tea the opinions and texts are all mine.
Having all four kids home this summer meant constant chaos. Long to-do lists, toys scattered, and the same basket of laundry getting re-washed for the millionth time. As a work at home mom with a Type A personality, I struggle at times to remember to let go, kick back, and have some straight up summer fun.
Too often as moms, we fall into this constant routine that is our life, our home, that may not be picture perfect or internet worthy.
Real life with kids can be challenging but that is evidence of a fulfilling life being well lived. Proof of the actions, learning, fun, and love is taking place in our home.
We are all going to have those days where we are exhausted. Days where our kids are having tantrums or meltdowns. You are going to have days where you feel outnumbered as a parent no matter your family size. This is why it is so important to step back and have fun from your otherwise hectic day!
In the midst of that rough spot, it can be hard to remember that this is ok – this is normal.
We have all been there. So how do you refocus when you are having that day to make the most of your families’ summer fun?