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We were just talking about how life is getting harder as days passed by. But in the middle of it all we were blessed with children who hold education in high regard. One of them is about to graduate from college in a few weeks. We are thankful that no matter how difficult the financial situation is we were able to support our daughter’s college education. We are more thankful that she managed to maintain her (partial) scholarship all through her stay in the institution. We are only paying 50 percent of her total tuition.
I told my husband this development in our lives is the best Father’s Day gift he could ever have more than the worth of a musical device that he likes (from this site http://www.guitarcenter.com/Line-6/Spider-IV-15-15W-1×8-Guitar-Combo-Amp-Black-1274034483007.gc. My husband is teary eyed but I assured him we will be okay.
I don’t know about you but I’m definitely doing something fun and memorable this summer with the fambam. We may not have the luxury to travel or be in the famous beach right now, but this list here of simple and cheap activities you can do for summer deserves a thumbs up. Hooray for a practical mom like me! A special shout-out to popsugar.com for the cool idea. (This is actually a continuation of what I wrote here.)
- Play minigolf.
- Make fun things with old pool noodles.
- Lie out at a community pool.
- Go camping.
- Fly a kite.
- Visit the library.
- Take a walk and listen to a podcast or learn a thing or two about focusrite 2i2 check it out at GuitarCenter.
- Learn how to juggle.
- Upcycle your leftover fruits and vegetables.
- Pack a picnic.
- Join a recreational sports team.
- Go fishing.
- Visit a free museum.
- Jump rope.
- Take photographs in nature.
- Go to the zoo.
- Read a book that will change your life on a porch swing.
- Go to the drive-in movies.
- Play soccer.
- Skip rocks at a pond.
- Go grape stomping at a vineyard.
- Have a yard sale.
- Walk barefoot.
- Go swimming.
- Go to a baseball game.
- Take a nap in a hammock.
- Plan your next vacation.
- Clean up trash in your community.
- Try your hand at sculpting or pottery.
- Do some gardening.
- Upcycle your paint chips.
- Go to a petting zoo.
- Have a water balloon fight.
- Take your dog for a walk.
- Mow the lawn.
- Plant a tree in your community.
- Volunteer on a farm.
- Start a collection of things from nature.
- Play in the sprinkler.
- Sleep with your windows open.
There are times when moms become bored at home because they do not have anything to do. If this is the case, then there are some fun activities that can be done that will not require moms to spend a lot of money. Here are just some of the activities that moms can do:
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- Do some sewing. Sewing and doing cross stitch can help moms lose time because they will be immersed in making figures with the use of the thread, the cloth and the needle. There are some moms who discover their talent in sewing because of this simple activity.
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- Teach kids household chores. Moms can always make chores seem like a fun activity with the use of creativity. Not only will moms be able to bond with their kids, kids will also learn the importance of sharing the chores inside the house.
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- Moms can also work online during the summer especially when they are busy if it’s not summer time.
These are just some activities that are worthwhile. There are still more things that can be done that are not only practical, they are effective as well.