It was a pretty mellow weekend but we spent a considerable amount of time at the pool on Saturday. Luckily, our community has a nice pool and at only $6.50 for admission, it's a pretty inexpensive way to spend a Saturday morning. Normally I make the children wear long sleeve suits but for some reason I had a lapse of judgment and allowed them to wear their speedos. Even with a hourly sunscreen lathering, my oldest came home with quite a burn. It's pretty much as bad as it looks and I get the loser mom award for the day. The sun is deceiving, and sunburn is even more so. When you notice you are getting red, it's normally much too late and this case was no exception. Luckily she is young and resilient so she can curse me later in life. her sibling, Makenna was not blessed with the white pasty skin and tolerates sun exposure much better, although I am diligent about sunscreen on her I can't remember the last time she actually got a burn. For lunch we had a delicious smoothie filled with lots of anti-oxidants and enzymes so maybe that will help fight some of those nasty free radicals. Don't they say that most of your skin damage is done during childhood? Anybody have any nasty burn stories they would like to share?