I ventured to the beach today with the girls and myself. This is the first time this season. I manage fine at the pool but was a bit nervous about the ocean. It's very different then the pool especially with little ones. I have to say the girls were amazing. Everyone listened and we all were safe and had a wonderful day in the sun.
I forgot how much I LOVE the beach. I love watching the ocean and hearing the waves. I love watching my girls enjoy building sand castles and jumping the waves. I grew up at the beach. It's what we did everyday all summer long. I miss the feeling you get when you are at the beach. No, not sun burn. We are big on sunblock :-) I'm talking about the relaxed feeling. The forgetting your troubles for a day and enjoying the beauty of the ocean feeling. I feel so blessed that we live so close to the beach. I now get to help build fun summer memories with my girls. I hope that they grow up loving the beach as much as I do.
The unbelievable part is how darn tired you get from being there all day. I thought for sure the girls would be wiped out. They all stayed awake and even had more energy to play when we got home.
I on the otherhand will probably go to bed after I get them settled for the night.
What a perfect day! I can't wait to do it again.
“Our memories of the ocean will linger on, long after our footprints in the sand are gone.”
Hi I'm Jen, married to my best friend for 15 1/2 years and a Mom to 3 beautiful, energetic girls. This blog is about life, learning to live with Grace and Girls Raised In The South (GRITS). Thanks for spending some time in my small part of the world! I hope you find a story you can relate to and you'll want to come back!
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