Play-Based vs. Activity-Based Summer Day Camp

This is my first summer without home-based childcare. Although I work from home, keeping my seven-year-old, only child daughter home with me is not a good option because she is (as previously described on my blog) not very good at entertaining herself. I have work that I need to do, and I certainly don’t want […]

5 Lessons from Camp


We picked our little boy up from camp the other day. He’s been to sleep-away camp twice this summer, early in the summer for 4 nights, most recently for three nights. He’s still little so these have been taste-of-camp programs, designed to give kids an idea of what camp life is like, to whet their […]