8 Tips for Planning A Fun Summer with Your Kids

Summer is best when it includes plenty of downtime. Here are 8 tips for planning your summer with kids to help your family make the most of the longer days.

Summer afternoon… Summer afternoon… to me, those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. ~ Henry James

Summer holds a special place in our hearts. Reading a book under the trees on a warm day, playing in the surf and building sand castles, or lying on a blanket under the stars… our memories can be simple or they can be momentous.

The one thing most of these memories have in common is time.

Tips for Planning Your Summer with Kids

Be okay with boredom

“Boredom is not a problem to be solved. It is an itch to scratch. Boredom is the dawn of ideas. Boredom is curiosity knocking gently at your mind, asking to play,” explains Bunmi Laditan.

Follow a (flexible) schedule & set clear expectations

Even though your time isn’t as structured as during the school year, many young children thrive with routine.

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