If life was a book, the chapter of summer 2018 would be on its final pages. In periods of transition like this, I often reflect on what’s passing away and question whether I made the most of it, so I urge you to do the same. Did you make the most of your summer 2018? Regardless of whether the answer to that question is a yes or a no, no need to worry because summer isn’t over yet! Below, are great ways to end the summer with a bang!
Escape the City One Last Time
With fall come the routines that we all throw to the wayside over the summer. Kids are back in school and the rest of their time consists of homework and extra curriculas, not to mention many adults are already back from the lengthy vacations they enjoyed over the summer. With everything settling back into a ‘normal’ routine,
Fortunately, the fun doesn’t have to end here. Consider taking a day trip to a nearby park, hiking spot or even fishing area.
With summer on its way out, engage in activities that allow you to fully enjoy the summer weather. For instance, have meals outdoors–this could literally be in your backyard or in a local park. Although meals can still be enjoyed outside in autumn as well, nothing quite beats the warmth and sunshine of summer–so, enjoy it before it’s gone!
Take it Old School
Make the effort to plan one last fishing trip or camping weekend before the cold weather really starts to set in. These experiences not only help kids develop an appreciation and respect for nature, but they are great opportunities for parents to bond with their kids and create awesome memories.