Kids, Summer

The summer planning blues

Ha, please ignore my dramatic title. 😆 But seriously, it's that time of year....SUMMER PLANNING TIME. Wait, what? There's snow on the ground. It's January 28. My brain is so far from summer I might as well have left it in Mexico. Nevertheless, apparently in camp-world it is summertime. Registration opens for the traditional weeklong… Continue reading The summer planning blues

Life, Summer, travel

July was packed & pre-vacation week

JULY RECAP First, it is somehow August. July felt like an absolute blur. When I look back at my planner, it's obvious why. We had family here for 4th of July weekend. Ethan's birthday and sleepover party with his friends. 2 weekends of swim meets, one including a 3 night stay at my parent's house… Continue reading July was packed & pre-vacation week

Kids, Summer

Getting in a groove/ summer schedule

Duck families...so fun to watch We're almost a 2 solid weeks in to summer break now. Inevitably, I feel like we always go through a slightly bumpy transition period when we shift from school to break or back again. Maybe this is my "fault", for lack of planning or foresight...I'm not sure. I mean, we… Continue reading Getting in a groove/ summer schedule