summer fun

Our #8WeeksofSummerFun Continues with Heroes: Real Life vs Comics!

Family Fun

As I shared last week, the kids and I have a themed summer of fun and learning planned with a variety of topics we’re exploring each week. Our #8WeeksofSummerFun began with a Star Wars week full of galactic arts and crafts, reading, and of course, watching Episodes I-VII! The kids loved it and really got […]

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Beating Summer Boredom: Introducing Our #8WeeksofSummerFun!

Family Fun

This summer, I have a rising Kindergartener (I KNOW!) and rising 5th grader (again, WHAT?!) off from school for a little more than 8 weeks. My baby boy just wrapped up preK and celebrated with an adorable preK graduation last week. His sister finished up her 4th grade year and both of them had wonderful […]

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5 Ideas for Summer Fun for Kids

Kids

My five-year-old boy will be starting Kindergarten this fall. He just completed pre-Kindergarten and since preschool follows the same school calendar as the public schools, that means that for the first time ever he has an actual summer off, just like all school-aged kids. This also means that he’ll be spending a lot of time […]

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5 Essentials to Pack in Your Pool Bag for Safe Fun with Kids {Video}

Parenting

We’re very lucky to have a community pool in our neighborhood and this summer we’re trying to put it to good use! My girl knows how to swim, but my 4-year-old is still learning and will hopefully be taking lessons soon. In the meantime, trips to the pool with him have to be carefully planned, […]

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60 Writing Prompts for Kids to Think About This Summer

Kids

This summer, my baby girl will primarily be home with me. It’s been that way for a few summers – we do home camp combined with a week or two of day camp to fit her interests. It’s honestly worked out well. She keeps busy with a variety of activities while I work and we […]

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