Do Nothing This Summer


From In the last week of my son’s first-grade school year, my fellow parents discussed an impressive array of summer plans: science camps, sports camps, camping trips, art co-ops, horseback riding, surfing and much more. While these ideas are all fantastic, I reflected on our summer slate in contrast: sleeping in, picnics in the backyard, watching the birds chase the squirrels in our garden, turning the living room couches into forts under which to daydream and read, pool time and many more unscheduled moments that would surprise us. What I look forward to most about summer is our chance finally, after a busy year, to do as little as possible. Here are a handful of reasons why you might … Read More

JordanDo Nothing This Summer