Summer of Wonder

Summer is here! I finally get all three of my kids home! When I was teaching elementary school, I couldn't wait for summer to get here. It meant that I could be with my then 2 children, all day long! Now that I am a full-time mom, summer can't get here fast enough. It's not that I am looking forward to the fighting and the mess, but rather the memories we'll make making the messes and the lessons we'll learn from learning to disagree. More importantly, I am looking forward to not having a schedule and to doing what we want, when we want. This is the Summer of Wonder.

Find the JOY!

It's 3:02 am on the third day of summer vacation-no make that the fourth day- and I am not asleep. I am being me... up late, working on miscellaneous projects while my monkeys sleep, not being rushed, listening to the rain, and feeling inspired! To my husband, this usually means that I am planning something, and…