As you may remember from our 48 Things Kids Should Know Before they go to College, our oldest started college last year. As a parent, it’s these moments when you hold your breath and think “did we teach him the skills he needs to succeed?“ The months and years of showing him how to …
Spring is here and summer is right around the corner. Before you know it, school will be out and the kids will be home looking for things to do. Last week, I gave you 3 great reasons to shop kids consignment sales — this week, I’ll give you ideas of what to look for in order to have a fun, (and low-cost) summer.
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As kids grow up, it’s important for them to have their own spaces, learn some reponsibility with regards to taking care of their things, be able to become independent and feel that they are contributing to the family. Here’s a few ideas for easy ways to change your home environment so that kids can do more for themselves, enjoy their space and help out around the house:
We’re just back from our annual family vacation — and honestly, this one almost did me in!
Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE to travel!
Exploring new places, seeing some AMAZING sights and being with my family — just us without all the day-to-day craziness that we leave behind — it’s something I look forward to each year.
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There’s something about lunch and summertime that just doesn’t seem to jive in our house.
During the school year, my husband takes on the lunch duties with some help from the kids (they pack their own fruit & snack each day). So sandwiches are always prepared the night before (I have a great hubby!).
Then summer hits and the idea of doing something in advance goes out the window for me 🙂
I mean, it’s summer, right?! No schedules, live-by-the-seat-of-your-pants type of days.
You catch up with friends on Facebook, check in on Foursquare and tweet on Twitter. But, do you have an online library account?
Every year we look forward to summertime at our house! The excitement of the ‘we can do what we’d like’ days that we all love to enjoy. But, of course, the kids do want to do some activities that require us to keep track of what day it is 🙂 So, here’s a quick and easy way to pull together all those papers, camp schedules and items needed for on-the-go summer fun!