School Days

It wasn’t long ago when the question was what to do with kids for the summer. Now the conversation returns to matters of back-to-school.  There are a few components to these considerations. How to approach shopping (probably those brand-new sneakers from spring received significant wear and tear at camp—assuming they still fit), sitting down with … Continue reading School Days

Did Someone Say “Road Trip”?

Are you planning a road trip this summer? Maybe while your kids are at camp? (See the previous post, “How to Find a Great Summer Camp”). We (my husband and I) have been on two long road trips (Atlanta to Canada and Atlanta to Denver). In this post I’ll pass along the advice that these … Continue reading Did Someone Say “Road Trip”?

How To Find a Great Summer Camp

It won’t be long before school lets out–are you ready for a summer of unoccupied children? Does summer break mean they are unsupervised at home or running back and forth among friend’s houses with little structure or routine? What are the alternatives? Have you considered camp? The American Camp Association asserts that “camp experiences often … Continue reading How To Find a Great Summer Camp

What is Your Approach to Spring Cleaning?

Spring cleaning is a tradition similar to New Year’s Resolutions: we attempt to clear away the accumulations of dust, debris, and miscellaneous belongings that we no longer need or use in much the same way that we attempt to leave behind our undesirable habits. You might even be able to work toward your resolutions with … Continue reading What is Your Approach to Spring Cleaning?