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Smarter Mom: Last-Minute Summer To-Do List

Posted by on Aug. 2, 2012 at 12:00 AM
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This summer has just flown by, hasn't it? Some of my friends' kids have gone back to school this week, and others start in the next couple weeks. That means, hard as it is to believe, summer is dwindling fast. It's time to do everything you haven't had a chance to do yet, and quickly.

Here's my list:

Ice cream for dinner

Hiking at a nature center

Day camp week

Going to the beach for a day

Going to a U-pick farm

Ice pops on the back porch

Splashing in a pool

Staying up late watching the Olympics

Sidewalk chalk masterpieces

Movie marathon on a rainy afternoon

I'm sure my kids have some ideas daughter has taken to inventing holidays and today came up with "Sugar Day" in which all we eat is sugary treats, all day long. Hmmmmm....maybe the last day of summer vacation?

What's on your list for the rest of the summer? And when do your kids go back?

by on Aug. 2, 2012 at 12:00 AM
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by on Aug. 2, 2012 at 12:20 AM

my list is working

by Anji on Aug. 2, 2012 at 12:39 AM
Just about done with my list except for unpacking about 20 boxes still. I was so scared another fire was going to start i just left them packed incase we had to go again. But with the rain i should get them all unpacked and put the house back together.
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by Silver Member on Aug. 2, 2012 at 12:58 AM
The next few weeks is cleaning, organizing and packing. I do hope to get in a few more swimming days with dd.
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by on Aug. 2, 2012 at 3:57 AM

I think most of the people might have the same list.

Baby Teething

by CeeCee on Aug. 2, 2012 at 7:03 AM
I really don't have a list.
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by Sarah on Aug. 2, 2012 at 7:10 AM
We did the water park this week, which was one of the last things on my list. I think all we have left is a hike into this natural waterfall and swimming area.

My son goes back after Labor Day.
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by on Aug. 2, 2012 at 7:57 AM


by Platinum Member on Aug. 2, 2012 at 8:05 AM

I do Ice Cream for Dinner day on October 15th.

by Platinum Member on Aug. 2, 2012 at 8:19 AM
Hiking trail (for kids)
Our kids go back in September
by on Aug. 2, 2012 at 8:21 AM

ice cream for dinner sounds fab (: My son goes back in Sept.

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