We are two days into Summer Vacation and things have been great so far. The weather has been lovely, though it could rain today. But we have been outside and it certainly feels like summer (though a bit windy to hit the beach, yet.)
We are also trying a little more structured chore chart thing this summer for some extra motivation and to give some structure to our day. The kids have things they need to every day and a job that will change each week. I wanted to do a little bit of "brain time" each day, so Joash has a math sheet and reads independently for 15 minutes each day. Mataya didn't want to be left out, so we found a little alphabet workbook for her to do. It is so fun to see them using their brains.