Posts tagged "Camp"

Pros and cons of the first three days of overnight camp

Pros and cons of the first three days of overnight camp
I never used to understand how parents could send their children away for four or eight weeks to overnight camp over the summer.  Yet, a lot changed this year and last Sunday I found myself waving to my calm son on a bus headed to Northern Wisconsin. Generally a worrier, I’m surprised at the contentment... Read more »

Mickey's Camp: Self Care and Helping Others

Mickey's Camp: Self Care and Helping Others
Self care and helping others are current important intentions of mine. Despite the moving boxes, I left them, the kids and the chaos for two unique days with my mother-in-law at Mickey’s Camp where I had the opportunity to focus on both intentions. Mickey’s Camp is a one-of-a-kind adult camp, giving busy adults the opportunity to... Read more »

My son is the only boy in his camp group

My son is the only boy in his camp group
The kids started camp this week. I’m already feeling guilty, as it seems every child around age ten are heading off to overnight camp this summer.  Looking at everyone’s Facebook send-offs gives me anxiety from simply considering sending my quirky bookworm away for an extended time. My boy loves theater and gained confidence and acting... Read more »
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Can Kids Bring Their Blanket To Overnight Camp?

Can Kids Bring Their Blanket To Overnight Camp?
Yesterday we took a family road trip to Wisconsin to visit an overnight camp.  Despite the fact that summer is seven months away; apparently now is the time to investigate and sign up for next summer. Luckily we had a beautiful fall day and enjoyed walking on top of the crunching leaves as we toured... Read more »

How Can No Seat Belts on School Buses Be Legal?

How Can No Seat Belts on School Buses Be Legal?
Most would agree I’m a somewhat laid back mom.  I don’t freak out about my children falling off their bikes or climbing up jungle gyms. I do worry about field trips. How can it be legal to drive thousands of kids around in a big, yellow, hard to drive vehicle that doesn’t have car seats... Read more »