During the summer months, I try to find activities to keep the kids busy.
I don’t want them sitting inside that house all day.
The kids don’t like to go outside when it’s extremely hot and humid, but I don’t want them to sit inside of the house with the AC running all day. I often take the kids to the Aquatic Center in Albuquerque when it is hot and humid. The kids and I can swim all day for $5. The Albuquerque swimming center has a huge pool with lap Lanes, diving boards, and a place for the children to play. I also take the kids to the library during the summer. The place has air conditioning and lots of books that are free to read and Alice. The kids and I often sit at the library for hours when the outdoor temperatures are less than ideal. Last Summer, the kids and I were at the library when the ductwork fell to the ground. We were sitting in the reading Nook when I heard a loud crashing sound come from the other room. The kids and I got up quickly and moved to the other room. In the middle of the room was a huge pile of drywall and ductwork. The loud sound was the ductwork falling through the ceiling. Thankfully there wasn’t anyone standing under the area that fell. The contents from the ductwork fell on top of the bookshelves. There was dust and dirt in the air and on all of the surfaces. The librarian closed down the library after that and sent everyone home so they could repair the damages to the ductwork.