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The Best Camp Letters Home

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Kids. It’s a good thing we love them so much, because OMG, can they suck! You spend a fortune to send them to overnight camp, eagerly rush to the mailbox daily to see what activities they have been filling their days with and how much they miss you, and instead, you are met with reports like this:

Gee, thanks, Grayson, that was informative! You, too, Maya…

One of the joys of camp it that it allows kids to explore sides of them they might not at home… Yay!

And even a little puke doesn’t damper their excitement.

They say distance makes the heart grow fonder? Apparently that doesn’t apply to sibling love.

Or, parental love, for that matter.

Of course, kids will always take any opportunity to point out your parental fails. But if you’ve raised them right, at least they’ll have a sense of humor about it…

As must you!

(Letters collected via the Scary Mommy and Jenny from the blog Facebook pages.)

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