I feel like I could just breathe a huge sigh of relief and spend the summer doing nothing. Though as a mother of many children, doing "nothing" may very well be impossible. Still it's tempting, and possible, to be busy, all the while wasting the blessed season of summer. Here’s help for relaxing the pace and still making the most of summer?
It’s amazing how assigned reading can turn a classic into a chore. Happily the reverse is true. No more assignments means reading for fun in the summertime. And a good place to start, Moms, is your kids’ library bag.
Have you ever cooked a meal--whether a multi-course feast or simple P, B & J --with less than joy, only to later hear your kids complaining about the very meal you slaved over? I grumble about making it. Then they grumble about eating it. Why am I surprised?