My Son Doesn’t Know What’s Best for Him, I Do

A few weeks ago I dropped my son off at camp for a week of recreational adventure. Believe me when I tell you he wasn’t happy about it. For the last two months — from the initial camp deposit to the final payment — he’s gone on and on (and on) about how much he didn’t want […]

Your Ultimate Sleepaway Camp Packing Checklist

Whether it’s your child’s first time or fifth time at sleepaway camp, you’ll want to make sure they have everything they need to get the most out of their summer camp adventure. If packing a temporary home away from home feels overwhelming – relax! With a little preparation and solid plan inspired by Summer Camp […]

My Kid Left for Camp and Didn’t Even Say Goodbye

Today is a big day. Boy Wonder is leaving for science camp for four days with his 6th grade class. Gulp. While I knew at least theoretically that his leaving would someday come, I never actually expected it to happen so soon, simply by virtue of the person he is. Boy Wonder’s different than a […]

Summer Camp and Mean Girls

So you go off to summer camp at 8 years old expecting to learn campfire songs and macrame, but you leave knowing swear words in 3 languages and all about french kissing.  Click here to read about my one and only summer camp experience.