It’s June, which means summer break is fast approaching (or already here for some of you!). If you haven’t mapped out your entire summer yet, don’t panic! In Episode 85 of Edit Your Life, Christine and I rebroadcast 10 tips for navigating summer schedules and also provide an update on how our summers are shaping up (or, in Christine’s case, NOT shaping up) as well as a fresh round of Your Next Edits regarding summer schedules.
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Resources mentioned in this episode
- Minimalist Parenting
- Parent Hacks
- Listener cookbook recommendations inspired by our Teaching Kids To Cookepisode: Marion Cunningham’s Cooking with Children (a non-cutesy cookbook for kids) + Lucinda Scala Quinn’s Mad Hungry: Feeding Men and Boys
- Our appearance on NPR’s “Tell Me More” discussing summer overscheduling
- The relaxed parent’s guide to summer vacation (Asha wrote this article for The Week)
- Create a Possibilities calendar for stuff you might like to do this summer
- Motivate struggling readers with joke books, comics and other “junky” reads
- Hyperlocal sites like Boston Mamas (check out regular event features such as the Weekly Blueprint and Weekend Roundup)
- Edit Your Life Episode 26: How To Get Kids To Do Chores
- Tips for finding math moments in everyday
- Tips for raising avid readers
- Edit Your Life Episode 13: interview with Amy Mascott about Raising Rock Star Readers (Guilt-Free!)
Question Of The Week
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