One of Our Parents Shares

Start of Summer!  It’s here: the FIRST DAY of summer vacation!  Tomorrow is the day all my good intentions go into practice.  I will begin exercising before the kids wake up.  I will drink water instead of diet pop.  My son, the future fifth grader, and my daughter, the soon-to-be third grader, will begin their […]

The Homework of Summer? Make it M.A.D.!

Summer is a time for lounging by the pool, tackling the monkey bars, playing baseball with friends, and picnicking in the park.  We look forward to this all year!  Yet, summer break has a downside.  It removes children from their regular academic schedule for up to ten weeks, which is too long, according to educational […]

June Calendar Activity

  Summer vacation will be here before you know it, and even the most self-entertaining child can get bored fast.  Use this June calendar to set the tone for summer break.  Print it out and sit down with the kids to plan how they will spend their summer vacation.  Here are some suggestions: Schedule the […]