As an educator I am lucky enough to have the summer off from work. When my kids were younger I worked summer school since our daycare bill was crushing and summer pay was a way to catch up on some expenses. Five years ago I finally said “no” to summer school and I’ve never looked
Tag: Connecticut summer
Our summer has been moving somewhere between the speed of a snail and a sloth. We intentionally set out to slow things down to a more relaxed and casual pace of life. This girl is loving every easy moment of it. For the past few summers, it has been best for us to have a
School’s (almost) out for summer! And if I’m being honest, there were some long, winter days where I never thought we would get to this point.
Earlier in the year I made plans and rented a bed in a community garden. My thought was tending to the garden would be a novel (and almost free) way to connect as a family over the summer. Also, I love fresh, juicy, garden grown tomatoes. Good intentions were there front and center during my initial decision making process and
Summer is here!! Anyone who knows me knows that I am huge summer enthusiast. It helps that I work a teacher’s schedule so I am work-free for the summer but even before I was blessed with summers off I still loved summer. I come alive with the warmth, the sun, and the freedom from
I seriously can’t believe summer is already back. It seems like we blinked, and suddenly the school year is ending and my “babies” are entering kindergarten and second grade. Now that the kids are older, summer is more precious. It’s becoming clear that the years of childhood are very short, and time moves so quickly. We