I think my girls and I took advantage of all summer had to offer, having fun while taking it easy all at the same time. I’m especially happy, however, about all of the things we DIDN’T do.
As I think about the things we have not done yet this summer or things we have started but not finished (like redoing the girls’ bedrooms or figuring out what to do with the crocked path on the side of our house)… the end of summer blues set in, and I realize I have two weeks to left to finish my summer bucket list. Not happening.
This summer we are doing, well, not much. We really have nothing to do. Literally. And IT IS GLORIOUS.
Awhile back, inspired by both blogger Elise and this book, I decided to try a spontaneous “Yes Day” here and there with my boys. I was nervous… Read more “Another “Yes Day” full of fun”
My summer plans with my children have pretty much always involved free or nearly free local day tips. This summer, though, our sons are 5 and 7,… Read more “Our Review: Family Day Trip to Ocean Beach Park”
School got out really early this year in our district, and since I’m a teacher, I’m home nearly 24/7 with my kiddos during these months. Camps are not cheap, so… Read more “MORE Sensory Play Fun…this time, for older kids!”
Summer is here!! Anyone who knows me knows that I am huge summer enthusiast. It helps that I work a teacher’s schedule so I am work-free… Read more “Easy Ways to Have Some Summer Fun”
Two years ago, CTWM blogger Elise blogged about having a “Yes Day” with her son, a special day where she said “yes” to his requests, no matter… Read more “Celebrating Summer with a YES Day!”
I am a speech-language pathologist and I work for a public school district so I get to enjoy my summers off from work with my children. This… Read more “Summer Fun with the Kids…The Reality”
It’s officially summer! The school year has come to a close and there are a lot more opportunities for the kiddos to move it on outside to play. In addition to… Read more “Thrifty Thursday: DIY Outdoor Games”