Friday was a fun-filled family day for us. Nathan had relatives visiting from the West. We love having people visit us. Nathan took the day off so we spend the day out in the park with our family… for 8 hours in the humidity and sunshine. But we had a great time and the girls were wonderful. Lesson #1: 8 hours of outside fun + 4 family visitors + 2 tired children + 2 extremely tired parents = 1 low-key date night.
By the time we got home, we ate dinner, cleaned everyone off, bathed away the sweat that covered our bodies and it was 10 p.m. when we got to date night. Little late than never, right? No interruption from the girls because they both passed out on their pillows. They were so tired from being outside all day with no naps. Lesson #2: Skipping children’s naps can have its benefits, no interruptions during date night.
Nathan and I played Scrabble the previous weekend with my aunt and uncle. I came in second place and beat Nathan. So I thought it would be fun to beat him again. Well, it was a close game. I would have beaten Nathan if I didn’t get stuck with the Q at the end that took off 10 points from me and added to his score. Lesson #3: Turntable Scrabble is totally worth the extra few dollars.
Nathan said: Wahoo! I won! Yeah! Yeah! I really need to celebrate because I rarely win board games with Tiffany playing. This one was super close and I barely pulled it off. The only reason I agreed to play Scrabble was because I knew she was tired. It gave me the edge to win. Lesson #4: Play games with your spouse when they are tired so you can win.
» Tell me… Are you a good Scrabble player? What is your tricks for Scrabble? Memorize the 2-letter words?
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