April Fools’ Day continues to be a big hit in the Greene household! I knew we were in trouble when Clay started laughing to himself in the car last weekend. Yes, he’d thought of an idea so fun – he’d cracked himself up!
So, it turns out you can order a Gorilla costume from Target in March — nope, don’t have to wait for Halloween! After trying it on, we figured we shouldn’t wake the girls up in it (fearing they may wet the bed)!
So, I ran into their room declaring the electricity went out last night and they were late. Grace and Callie are now eight-years-old and are a bit more savvy about the tricks, so there was some “right Mama, sure” on the way down the steps.
Clay jumped out from behind the counter yelling “uug-ah buuug-ah” and the girls screamed! After much chasing and wrestling (and barking from Comet the Corgi Dog) there was just giggles.
Clay proceeded to read the paper, make blue pancakes, and eat breakfast — all in the Gorilla costume!
I got into the act by wearing the Gorilla mask as I walked the girls to school (and whipping up blue pancakes). The kids on the playground thought it was great fun too!
So, how are you embracing a little fun today? Laughter is great for your heart!
Eliz Greene is the author of The Busy Woman’s Guide to a Healthy Heart. Drawing on her experience surviving a massive heart attack while seven-months pregnant with twins, struggling to lose the 80 pounds gained during her pregnancy, and her background as an adaptive movement specialist, Eliz developed simple strategies and tips to help other busy women be more active, eat better and manage your stress.
As the Director of the Embrace Your Heart Wellness Initiative, Eliz travels the country energizing and inspiring audiences in keynotes and workshops on women’s heart health. She writes one of the top 100 health and wellness blogs. Find more at www.EmbraceYourHeart.com.