Want to get 50% less out of your summer job? Skip this step

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I hosted a barbecue last week for a group I’m a part of. I was lucky to have lots of help from my family, my husband on the grill and the girls walking around offering appetizers and filling drinks. My daughters enjoy all the accolades and get to hear some of the adult conversation –… Continue reading Want to get 50% less out of your summer job? Skip this step

If School and Camp Both Help Kids Learn, Why Is One So Much More Fun?

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Monday was the first day of summer camp at our house.  My daughters returned to a camp they went to last year, one where they get to choose from an array of options on what they’re going to do each day.  And I do mean an array – soccer, video games, cooking, sewing and lots… Continue reading If School and Camp Both Help Kids Learn, Why Is One So Much More Fun?

The Power of the Lousy Internship

I was heading out to meet a friend for coffee last Wednesday and spied on the counter my daughter’s lunch bag.  Since she’d left 20 minutes ago, I gave it some careful thought. I could easily walk the 2 blocks to school and drop it off for her…it would get me some fresh air and… Continue reading The Power of the Lousy Internship