Keeping Academic Skills Sharp Through the Summer Months

Summer break means fun in the sun… a break from routine… the chance to decompress. Sadly, it can also bring a regression in some learned skills if we’re not careful. Every year, I watch some families park their newly free kiddos in front of the TV for hours on end as a chance to relax. Still other panicked parents rush to the teachers, asking for worksheets and assigned reading to keep their children sharp through the vacation months. Me? I remain utterly convinced that we can have a total blast with our kids and still keep up those academic skills through the lazy days of summer…

Read all of my suggestions for keeping those young minds sharp through the summer months over at Life as MOM.

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