summer

It’s a Jungle Animal Safari During Our #8WeeksofSummerFun!

Family Fun

Our third theme for our #8WeeksofSummerFun was Jungle Animal Safari, where we had fun exploring with jungle animals! As a reminder, each week this summer, the kids and I have picked a theme for fun and learning, with a variety of activities. Our #8WeeksofSummerFun began with a Star Wars week full of galactic arts and […]

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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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Summer Means Family Vacations, Right?

life

Summer means vacation time for many families, but that’s not something I’m used to. We did take family vacations occasionally, but it wasn’t a set every year kind of thing. Now that I have my own family, I see the same pattern happening. We have been lucky to take a trip every year since 2008, beginning with my […]

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