Summer is a great time for kids, however for parents it can make you want to pull your hair out. Now that school is back, here's a few fun things parents can do for themselves now that the kids are back in school.

  • Valentyn Volkov
    Valentyn Volkov

    Go for Coffee

    Drop the kids off at school and head to your favorite coffee shop.  Amarillo has a great choice of coffee shops to chose from.  Go enjoy your favorite flavor and get some peace.  Invite your best friend and enjoy some time with them without little ears hearing the conversation.

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    Getty Images/iStockphoto

    Go on a Day Date with Your Significant Other

    Grab your significant other and go on a day date.  Enjoy time with each other without having to worry about getting a baby sitter.  Go get ice cream or even go on a picnic in the park.

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    Drop the kids off at school and go back home and take a nap.  You deserve it!

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    Getty Images/moodboard RF

    Play Video Games

    I'm sure the kids are always on the Xbox, Playstation, Wii, etc.  Now that they are out of the house, play some games.  Now's your time to beat the Pebble King of Craftland or whatever.

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    Getty Images/iStockphoto

    Read a Book

    Now that you have some peace and quiet, read a book or a book series.  For even more relaxation, draw a bubble bath and read in the tub.  So relaxing!

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