“I love the beach!” I exclaimed to my husband while loading up the last of our beach baggage. “Why don’t we go more often?”
“Because you hate the beach,” he quipped.
“No, I don’t! Sun, surf, sand — what’s not to love?”
“At best, you have a love-hate relationship with the beach. Every parent does. It’s just the way it is,” he declared.
No way! I thought. He’s crazy! I told myself. And then we spent a day at the beach …
Whether you love and/or hate the place where the ocean meets the land, every parent has basked in the following thoughts in the sand: