Ages + StagesSchool Years Summer is the best … and the worst By Pam Kocke - June 17, 2016 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail Summer … it’s the best time of the year … and the worst. For every carefree dip in a pool, there’s a cloud of sunscreen and bug spray. In the end, it’s a toss up … is summer the best? Or the worst? What about summer do you love and hate?