Sunscreen (or, “‘otion” as my kids say), is very important and must be applied to the forearms repeatedly. Including the forearms of Curious George. I didn’t know that faux fur could burn, but apparently it can. Just ask Benny. And on the subject of George, it is possible to go for days without putting said money down. Even at the beach:)
I would give anything to have just a fraction of my daughter’s energy:
A trashcan can provide hours (ok, maybe minutes) of entertainment at the beach. Especially when your kids decide to throw away all the seaweed on the beach.
The beach is a perfect place to ponder life’s great mysteries, like ‘where is my red fire truck, and why didn’t mom bring it to the beach today?’
If you are having a hard time containing your kids, dig a hole in the sand. They will all want to sit in it. And if someone gives you a funny look as they walk by and hear your say “Benny! Get back in your hole!“, just let it roll off your back.
There will be approximately 2.5 seconds in which to snap a picture of all three kids together, so you gotta take it while you have the chance!
If you would like some privacy at the beach, just bring along 3 two year olds. You might just look up and notice that all the people who were nearby just moments ago have strangely relocated their beach chairs, a quarter mile down the beach.
Sometimes it’s easier to just let them play with the sunscreen. As long as they aren’t sucking on the spout, it’s all good.
OK, that’s it, that’s all I got for today. But for good measure, here’s Benny doing his impression of our favorite 90’s MTV cartoon characters:
” I am cornholio… Need TP for my…”