Tag: Summer

Week 33 of 52: Breakfast at Starbucks

Week 33 of 52: Breakfast at Starbucks
It has been that kind of week.  The one where there is nothing nut-free to pack for lunch, so we head to Starbucks for coffee, breakfast and to buy lunch to put in the lunch boxes. This routine is nothing we want to get used to, but a fun treat on these especially busy weeks.... Read more »

Week 32 of 52: Theatre Camp

Week 32 of 52: Theatre Camp
This week began a two week theatre camp at The Royal George Theater.  The kids are working with Emerald City Theatre on a performance of Peter Pan and Wendy.  Sadly, the week did not start out as planned and both kids came down with strep and missed a day and a half of camp including auditions.... Read more »

Week 31 of 52: Great America and Moving Forward

Week 31 of 52: Great America and Moving Forward
I already wrote about our Six Flags Great America experience here and this photo was taken then.  Our schedule is quite different than during the school year, we have had a hard time taking consistent photo on the front steps as we’ve being doing regularly for a year and a half. To be honest, it has... Read more »
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Week 26 of 52: At Grandma and Grandpa's House

Week 26 of 52: At Grandma and Grandpa's House
My mom sent me this photo while I was in Mexico.  Despite the cold weather (and my dad hurting his back), they still managed to create a game show, go to the pool, a bonfire, paint pottery, and on a bike ride.  D still managed to find time to sneak in many episodes of his... Read more »

Week 24 of 52: The Last Week of School

Week 24 of 52: The Last Week of School
Finally, we have made it to the last week of school!  Waking up in the morning and going to sleep at night has been a challenge lately and we are looking forward to a few weeks without a schedule. For the most part, this school year has been one of learning and growing and I... Read more »

Week 21 of 52: Ready for Summer

Week 21 of 52: Ready for Summer
Not sure if it was the long weekend or muggy weather, but these kids are reluctant to go to school this week.  D is recovering from a cold and A is ready for the year to be over. This morning I reminded them, “Only 19 more days.” Please Like How Quickly They Change on Facebook to follow... Read more »
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Week 29 of 52: YMCA Camp

Week 29 of 52: YMCA Camp
Today is the kids first day of camp at the YMCA.  This is A’s first year going full day and D is enthusiastic about the field trip at the water park on Wednesday. As always with change, I’m nervous to make sure they stay with their groups and make friends. I’m thrilled they will be... Read more »

Week 27 of 52: First Day of Camp

Week 27 of 52: First Day of Camp
School ended three weeks ago and the kids have had very little schedule and enjoyed a long vacation. Today is the first day of Zoo Camp and they were up early and eager to find out what group they were in (D is a Gorilla and A is a Lizard).  I am the nervous one... Read more »

Week 26 of 52: Summer in the City

Week 26 of 52: Summer in the City
Today was the start of our third week with little structure since school ended.  We spent a week traveling and the other just living. This morning I decided we needed more learning and less electronics, so began “summer homeschool.”  We had quick sessions in Foreign Language, Spelling, Art and Computers before leaving the house to... Read more »
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Week 25 of 52: Greetings from Sullivan's Island

Week 25 of 52: Greetings from Sullivan's Island
We are at the beach in South Carolina for our annual family vacation.   It is hot and humid, but we are enjoying the low key environment and my mother-in-law and I took a lovely walk around the island this morning. I have barely talked to A as she is obsessed with spending every minute... Read more »