Winter "break" is finally over! There is nothing my wife and I enjoy more than spending time with our son. He is a toddler with boundless energy and a passion for exploring everything around him. He is very happy and that makes us happy.
Keeping him entertained for a full day, however, can be quite the chore. During his time away from school, we went to every museum, park and playground in the area. He enjoyed it all. And it wore us out completely. It might be noteworthy to mention that with his boundless energy comes his early morning wake ups. He might as well be a rooster as he wakes at 5:30 am every morning. And when he is awake, he wants to play and run and do. There is no stopping. He has even figured out how to have snack while walking and playing.
Though fortunately for us, his school break was only for a finite period of time. We are getting back into the school routine and slowly getting some of our sanity back. We learned very quickly when he started school that we only have a few hours a day to ourselves to accomplish whatever tasks are necessary that day - work, errands, exercise, etc. His school routine is good for him and good for us. As much as we enjoyed spending all day every day with him, we were quite happy to bring him back to class to see his friends.