summer refreshment


Happy 7-11 Day! Today is the day when you can get a free Slurpee at 7-11.

A Slurpee (coke flavor is my favorite) is one of the most refreshing things around on a hot summer day. Academics need refreshing in the summer, too. Continue reading


summer boredom bashers!

DSC00125LightenHello, summer! What a great time to go to the beach, get some organizing done, read that book that’s been on your nightstand, and relax. But soon… you might hear, “Mom, I’m bored.” Here are some entertaining ways to practice skills and have fun, too! Continue reading

summertime fun!!!

Joey baseball and 4th of July 027My last post was about educational ideas for summer, but then a friend linked to two articles about just having fun in the summer, and it got me thinking. I grew up in the same neighborhood where we live now. As children, we spent our summers riding bikes, playing kickball, swimming, and running back and forth between friends’ houses. It was the best! Continue reading