I hope you and your family are enjoying some summer time fun. While it's not quite time to prepare for the new year, I do want to run a few ideas by you that you should at least be thinking about for now.
Most of the time, we tend to think of closing out the year with a bang. We'll plan parties, have a few friends over, play games or watch some movies.
So, I have the thought why don't we do the same to start our year off right. One of the key factors in successfully homeschooling our children is to get them connected to other homeschoolers and get involved in some community wide activities. Make an annual pre-school planning event in your community. Consider the following:
Next post July 8th.
Summer break is finally here for many of us. It's a time to just shut down and lock up the old school desk until a later time.
Summer break is an important part of the homeschooling process.
Our kids need to experience relief from stress, too. They spend a year trying to please you, make good grades, and the whole time they are being molded, stretched and shaped. It can be stressful to their little shoulders just as much as life can be stressful for our adult shoulders.
Many families have worked hard to take that long awaited vacation to a far away
never-land. No doubt you've spent some quality time with your spouse and/or the kids discussing the possibilities for your summer break.
In this post, I thought I would include some tips to keep in mind while planning how you and your family will unwind.
I've scoured MSN for some links to share. Maybe one of these will inspire your summer time and help you and your family rejuvenate those batteries.
Summer travel for working families
Affordable U.S. destinations
5 U.S. river cruises
More travel ideas from MSN
Enjoy your summer break while you can. It won't be long and we'll be back at planning for the new school year.
What rule of thumb do you go by when choosing how to spend your summer? Do you have budget friendly ideas to share with others? If you are interested, send us your pics via email and I will post them here.
In next post, we'll discuss an annual planning event. See you June 24th.
I'm Alexia Stevens. Welcome to
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