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sand, sunscreen, dirt, &, memories: Cheers to the start of Summer 2018

Our camping weekend started out with us turning the mini van around twice because we realized we forgot so. much. stuff.  Have I mentioned I am NOT a champion packer? I always forget things and with all these small humans it is just too much for my last minute self. And truth be told Jason and I were irritated at each other and the kids (bc they are so freakin' LOUD ALL THE TIME).   It struck me that this is the real story of family adventures sometimes most of the time.  We also forgot just how much work it is to pack up and set up our campsite and within the first 40 minutes we were there Abishai refused to walk with his sister and was wandering the camp site for 10 minutes before we found him. Ugh,. #fail. When we booked this trip we had no idea we would finalizing our adoption just a few days before so it was a week full of activity and emotions and our people (I have one zillion thank yous to write because YOU ALL are amazing). But after 2 days spent covered in sand, bug spr…

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