Why we love summer
In the summer it's light late enough to ride a tricycle on the trampoline in your pajamas...when you're supposed to be in bed.
Or hop it if you feel so inspired.
beaver huts forts to be constructed.
and burrowed into.
There are trees that need to be climbed
and a gazillion dandelions that need to be inspected.
It was a LONG cold winter
but the sun is back and Silas' shoes came off.
(We'll shove his feet back into shoes in October)
What better way to celebrate a sweltering 15 degrees Celcius day (insert sarcastic eye roll here) than to get soaked with icy sprinkler water.
Which always inevitably leads to getting muddy and cold. I'm still not sure why.
Whatever keeps them happily entertained for hours at a time.
We really are enjoying having an early summer break!
I love the freedom of home educating.
Our schedules have slowed down and it feels like a little calm before an action packed (but fun) summer of camping.
This month we have been making regular trips to the library to pick up arm loads of new books.
Aili has been devouring chapter books and I'm reading an adventure/mystery series to Roman. They can't seem to get enough reading time right now. We stocked up on all sorts of other story books, toddler books, encyclopedias, and comics as well.
They are loving having the free time to play and read.
We didn't get as much leisure reading done this winter as I thought we would
but my goal for summer is to covertly fill their brains...while they fill their tummies with hot dogs and Popsicles.