——Who can resist those first heady days of summer vacation? The sleeping in, the absence of homework … the bickering, the boredom, the constant invasion of personal space. Summer is great but it gets old for moms real fast.
Here’s what to do so your kids don’t get bored or lose their smarts — their precious, precious smarts.
You can buy “summer bridge” workbooks at Costco or Barnes and Noble. Do it! I’ve got workbooks floating all over the house. But my kids respond better during the summer to hands-on creative stuff.
Click through to see my best summer enrichment ideas for kids age 3 and up.