summer is a season of relaxation, juicy fruit, later nights, and unleashed fun. but for summer to be successful in these things, we must be intentional about it. plan. prepare. research. be ready to say yes. be ready to go.
how to have an intentional summer:
more ideas here.
make flubber. the list goes on and on. make it. trust me, you'll use it.
4. make summer candy. this is a cool concept that will keep your summer exciting. using your list of free/cheap outings + your list of at-home fun, make this pretty bowl of "summer candy" (with free printable!) or go super simple with this nifty checklist.
my summer bag has sunscreen, insect repellent, activity ID cards or season passes, a mini first aid kit with hand sanitizer and ear drops, swim diapers, wipes, and room for towels and a change of clothes for swim days. i also toss in snacks and bottles of water as we go, a coin purse, the book i'm reading, and a few water-safe toys.
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