It’s summer and most of us are hanging on just counting the weeks until school starts. We all could use a little humor to get us through the next 8 weeks or so until then. Right? Here are 10 ways you know it’s summer when you are a parent.

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It’s So Humid

You can barely breathe once you step outside, the heat and humidity completely cover you in a blanket of sweat and nastiness. Your kids hair is always matted down to their heads and everyone looks a hot mess. 

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MOMMMMMMMMM

You hear “Mom!” one hundred more times than usual because your kids are home from school. You contemplate changing your name.

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Summer Projects

You break out all of your awesome summer projects for the kids to do but you know deep down inside, it’ll last about ½ a day. You begin to have a much deeper appreciation for your kids teachers.

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Playdate Time

You start contacting moms near you to plan playdates so you can suffer together. You start with moms who own pools.

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Did someone say wine?

You create a “start of school countdown” cocktail. If that isn’t a thing, someone please jump on that.

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FREE FUN

You’ve googled free and cheap things to do around your area with the kids. If you haven’t already, click here for an amazing list.

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Shoes Are Optional

You foot attire consists of either flip flops or sandals, since there is NO WAY you are subjecting your feet to closed toed shoes. Sweaty feet, ewh!

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YouTube = Babysitter

Ryan’s toy review has become a qusi-babysitter for you. You just need a few hours of peace and quiet… RYAN TO THE RESCUE!

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Popping Bottles

You have multiple bottles of sunscreen and bug repellent, because DUH, we live in the South.

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Hugs and Kisses

Because although your kids are with you all day, every day— that means more cuddles, more hugs, and more kisses 

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What are you kids doing this summer? Share with us! If you’re still looking for summer camp check out our sponsors KidCam Summer Camps 

About KidCam Summer Camps

At Kidcam, summer camp isn’t just something they do, it’s all they do. And they strive to do it better than anyone else. Creating meaningful summer experiences for kids ages 3-13 is their focus 365 days a year. They pride ourselves on creating a welcoming, safe and supportive summer family where every child is treasured for what makes him or her unique. Through their long-standing traditions and values, they create a sense of belonging that gives children the confidence to be who they are. While enjoying a summer of fun, adventure and wonder, Kidcam campers are made to feel that they are a part of something truly special. They call it the Kidcam difference. Their campers call it summers that rock!

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10 Ways You Know It's Summer