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I Lied to My Kids | Sunshine Dad
The day started out like many other days this summer. A lazy morning around the house. The kids were playing with their toys and I was drinking coffee. I was formulating a game plan for the day. After a considerable amount of time had passed we all decided that we would head to our neighborhood pool. The problem was we had wasted so much of the morning it would be lunch and nap time by the time we got over there. It was then I uttered the lie. "We'll go right after you guys wake up from nap." After a little bit of complaining the kids decided they were on board with the plan, as long as I let them take their naps in their bathing suits so they would be ready for the pool as soon as they woke up. This was fine by me. Everyone took a decent nap. As the first kids started waking up they reminded me of our plan. I reassured them as soon as everyone was awake we would be on our way. At last the final child had awoken and we were ready to head out the door. I informed them of one small