Even if it isn't the ocean, a day at the beach makes me feel like a new person. Nolan loved playing at the edge of the water. He would have sat there in his soggy, sand-filled diaper for hours if I had let him. And Beckett is beyond happy that summer is practically here. I'm not sure if it's because he was born with automatic surfer dude hair, but that kid was made for summer. He avoids socks, shoes, and jackets like the plague. He prefers flips flops and shorts even when it's snowing. He'll tolerate the cold to play in the snow, but he would spend all day in the water.