After work yesterday I got home around 2 and was thinking about all the things I could do on my own. I ended up swimming in the pool, actually doing laps, and then just lounging in the raft afterwards. I think that's my favorite way to spend a hot afternoon. And I didn't have to "look, mom, look" at anything. Afterwards I read my new book that I picked up from the library and even took a short nap on the couch.
And now, the house is clean and ready for the whirlwinds to come racing back home. I'm ready too.