School is almost over, help me get a jump-start on summer planning! Do I really need to intentionally plan out activities for the kids over summer break? What are the benefits to intentionally preparing activities to read and retreat as a family over the summer? How do I help my kids pick out good books to read over summer break? My kids resist reading, what are some tips to increase their interest and excitement? What are some tips for multitasking time for myself and intentional time with my kids over the summer months? How does my home environment support (or distract from) fruitful growth for my kids over summer break?
Adventuring doesn’t have to involve an airplane: It can be low-key, low-cost and local. Just something that opens up that child’s soul to the wonders, power and beauty of God. -Kari
Environments have a quality of noise or quality of silence. I’m not just cleaning the house, I’m getting rid of the noise to lessen distractions and create stillness, order and tranquility. And the kids do notice it! -Tom
The Currans continue to explore parenting strategies for fostering well-formed, mature, Catholic adults. Kari talks about the importance of summer reading and gives tips for intentional summer planning. Tom shares stories about attempting to multitask family life, work and spiritual/physical health.