summer-vacation

Parenting

Why I’m Letting My Kids Be Bored This Summer

I’m kind of a procrastinator when it comes to planning my kids’ summer breaks. Each year I tell myself I’ll schedule a variety of camps that will enrich and entertain them while occupying all their free time. Giving them lasting memories of a summer spent doing fun scheduled activities so no one utters the words […]

Parenting

School Holiday Boredom Busters That Won’t Break the Bank

  Recently my nearly 5-year-old uttered the phrase “I’m bored” for the first time ever. I’m guessing it won’t be the last, and with three more weeks of holidays before he starts school I’ve got a whole lot of time to fill in! Daily trips to the aquarium, zoo or play centre aren’t exactly in our budget, so I’ve […]