Posts Tagged ‘ summer ’

Summer Screen Time Reward Chart

Thursday June 20, 2013
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Summer Screen Time Reward Chart

The end of school is here at last (finally!) and my kids are looking forward to endless hours of playing Wii and watching TV.   The past couple of summers we’ve done a reading/screen chart and we will do so again this year.   I’ve revised and updated my system a bit more and...

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Summer Swimming

Sunday September 5, 2010
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Summer Swimming

We’ve done our share of swimming this summer.  We don’t belong to a private pool, so we got passes to the regional park pool close to us, Upton Hill.  We also did swimming lessons – one round for a week at a private pool that allows non-members (Overlee), another set at Upton Hill.  The...

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A Spirit Filled Summer

Saturday September 4, 2010
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A Spirit Filled Summer

It’s been a busy summer and I realized many of our fun events are still unchronicled.  I’ll try and get a few catch-up posts out this weekend before summer ends and school begins. I have to say, it’s been a spirit filled summer.  Wendy & Sam spent a week of Bible camp at Little...

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Pool Time = ER Time

Tuesday June 22, 2010
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Pool Time = ER Time

We got summer passes to our regional (public) pool so we’ve been trying to log some pool time.  One of the features the kids love at Upton Hill is the “Dumping Bucket”. This tube slide was a huge hit with Wendy & Sam – they went down it over and over and...

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2010 Summer To Do List

Tuesday June 15, 2010
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2010 Summer To Do List

I think the key to not only surviving summer, but enjoying it is to have a plan.  Before summer arrives, I think of all these fun things I want to do with the kids during the summer, but if I don’t sit down and plan them out, they will never happen.  Even worse, on...

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Thrill Seekers

Monday September 7, 2009
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Thrill Seekers

As if our summer vacation wasn’t full enough, we had the opportunity to go to Kings Dominion the day we got back from our New England Vacation.  Grandad’s work takes the employees and their families every year to Kings Dominion for the day, and for the past few years, we’ve managed to weasel our...

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Living the High Life

Monday August 3, 2009
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Living the High Life

Summer livin’ doesn’t get much better than this. This summer, Wendy has learned to jump off the diving board and swim to the side.  I’m so proud of her accomplishments!

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The Meanest Momma
A mom of three, living in Northern Virginia, who loves her kids and enjoys chronicling their semi-frugal adventures.

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