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May 30, 2018     Category: BoredomGoalsSummer CampSummer

It’s almost here . . . summer break and everyone is excited about warmer weather, lazy days and catching lightning bugs! Are you wondering where the school year went? Have you noticed how much the kids have grown? Are you thinking about what to do with the summertime boredom that is sure to set in, often sooner than later?While summer is a great time for kids to unwind and have some fun, every parent knows that kids easily become bored and restless. That’s why summer break can be a wonderful time to provide goals to expose ki...

May 16, 2018     Category: Summer

How do you ensure your kids to end the school year on a positive note and get ready for summer break? Summer camp or not, you may not have thought about creating a purposeful transition and how it helps everyone adjust to summertime freedom! See if this summer runs more smoothly with these 10 tips: Create a summer kick-off calendar. Just like advent calendars are used to let children know when Christmas is coming, the same concept applies to counting the days to the beginning of Summer. And you can use the same type of calendar to he...

June 10, 2016     Category: BooksReading

Reading for fun on those lazy summer days!Kids have worked hard throughout the school year and both kids and parents look forward to a good break from the rigorous routine. Their sights are set for a more relaxed routine and the ‘lazy days of summer’. Ah, but try not to get too relaxed or too lazy - forgetting to keep reading in the mix. Here are just a few, easy-to-adopt ideas from to stay on track and encourage summer reading: Offer a Variety of Types of Reading Material Be varied in reading materials. It’s not just about books; maga...