Camp Mama: Astronomy

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog.   We saved the final frontier for the final week of summer as a perfect lead-up to the solar eclipse. I’ve been feeling melancholy about summer ending soon but I’m grateful I can look back at so many great memories. As a result we squeezed in as many crafts […]

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Camp Mama: Economics

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog.   I think the biggest Camp Mama surprise for me last year was the popularity of Economics Week. Really? Economics? It does make sense, if you think about it, it was all about “money, money, money, money.” Naturally my rabid capitalists were all over it. (Note: don’t play Monopoly […]

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Camp Mama: Sports

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog.   Of all the things that make me grumpy, being too hot is at the top of the list. As a Canadian living in Texas that basically means summer can be a real struggle. I don’t want to stay inside all day, I certainly don’t want our family to […]

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Camp Mama: Building and Cooking

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog.     I know I said that cooking was a weekly goal of Camp Mama this year, but we thought we’d jump start the process with a week wherein the kids were responsible for lunch each day. Monday morning we gathered and let them make a menu, then after […]

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Camp Mama: Ready or Not

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog.   Last year Camp Mama saved our family from a summer of fighting over screen time and the contention that inevitably comes when they get their way and play too long. It saved us from the autumnal regret of a summer squandered. But best of all Camp Mama last […]

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