Meg's Memo

. . .writings from Wilmington.

Monday, July 3, 2017

summer sanity

Here is my summer sanity.....I mean summer school....I mean summer fun. It's actually all of those things.  The last week of school, Lily had a half day Thursday, and then just award's chapel on Friday morning, well during those two half days the kids kicked my tail in the afternoons.  I knew I needed  a summer plan, like what we've done before, and I needed it figured out by Sunday evening! I asked the girls for ideas for the daily theme and ideas of what they'd like to do, just like last summer.

I came up with this:

Last summer we did something similar, where each day we had a theme for learning. This is maybe 15-30 minutes of intentional learning per day.  Otherwise, all of the sudden the summer is half over and you haven't gotten it done or had time or made time for it. I think it works for all of us! I enjoy it, we have a plan, and the kids look forward to it.

It's evolved throughout the summer to this:

One of our writing Wednesday's

Riding the free trolley downtown