Here is a recap of our first week of summer vacation ... let the relaxation begin!
Number of days Mr. 5-year old spent sick with Strep Throat - 5
Highest recorded degree of temperature from above illness - 104.1
Number of missed hours of sleep due to above illness - 12
Number of jump ropes (yes, jump ropes) eaten by Mr. Small Dog - 1
Number of gastro-intestinal messes created from above mentioned jump rope - 17
Number of jump ropes removed by Vet - .5
Number of dollars required by Vet for jump rope removal - $587
Number of fights between Mr. 5 and 2 year old broken up - 997
Number of times Mom said "be nice to your brother" - 1,254
Number of time-outs - 13, including 1 for Mom
Number of hours of TV watched during Strep Throat incident - 27
Number of hours spent complaining about not getting to watch enough TV - 39
Number of hours spent cleaning house and doing laundry - 14 minutes
Number of alcoholic beverages consumed - not nearly enough
Number of times Mr. 5-year old said "thank you for taking care of me Mom" - 1 (which makes the whole rest of the week worth it).
Here's to a great summer!