Those Gray Days

I like the gray days.

Days where the sun is tucked neatly behind a velvety curtain of clouds, yet the temperature is just right for outdoor adventuring.

Today has been one of those days, and we took advantage of it.

It was a good day to break out the bubbly (ok, so it was just bubble solution and not something fancier, but a mom can dream, right?) and the sidewalk chalk for an impromptu homeschool lesson in the great outdoors. I’m not sure what that lesson was, but I like to pretend that I was teaching Danger something and not just playing while we were supposed to be learning about something important.

break-out-bubblyI saiddd a pip pop the pippie the pippie to the pip pip pop, a you don’t stop the POP!…

A little bubble humor. I can’t be the only one that gets positively giddy when the sky is gray! No? Moving on, then.

pop-goes-bubbleMaking and popping bubbles is so much more fun with a bubble machine. To be rather honest, the only balloons I’ve ever purchased for sweet Danger have been water balloons because I don’t like to exert my lungs much. My lung collapsed when I was in high school (it was a spontaneous pneumathorax, it happened while I was asleep at my parents’ house, and hurt really really bad) and to this day, I sometimes have difficulty breathing. Anyhow, Danger gets to enjoy bubbles round-the-clock with this nifty gadget from Alex Toys.


If any of you have ideas for a homeschool lesson that involves making bubbles (or even just a simple mommy lesson on how to blow up balloons without breathing into them) please share! I hope you enjoy this beautiful day, wherever you are. I guarantee this day will never happen again 😉


About Classic Mommy | Atlanta Mom Blogger

Atlanta Mom Blogger | Enjoys sweet tea and a good challenge | Dislikes dirty fingernails and whining | Mom to Danger | Wife to Dre | Family Travel Blogger
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1 Response to Those Gray Days

  1. Awwww the gray days are great to get good pictures too. I am so glad this weekend will be pretty here in GA I will make sure we get outside and do some smaller bubbles

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