Tips for Keeping up with Schoolwork in Summer

As both a teacher and a parent, it is undeniable that summertime is my favourite time of year. However, to go along with the fun times with my kids and the relaxing days spent outside, in past years I would also  experience a lot of guilt throughout the summer. I tended to feel guilty about not being as productive as I should be and about not preparing enough for teaching in the fall. But the thing I felt most guilty about was not making my kids keep up with school work during their time off.

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Meal Train How To

If you think back to a particularly challenging time of your life, the sort of life event where your community and your village needs to rally around you and provide support, what things do you remember? I remember the food.

I’m fortunate to not have experienced much tragedy or turmoil in my life, so my difficult periods are also happy life events, namely: having children. But this meal train how to will apply to any sort of life event where there are people who need help, and feeding them well might be the answer!

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