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Summer Plans

I Have No Plans for My Kids This Summer

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 06.20.2014 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Come September, my kids will be the sunburned ones with dirt under their fingernails who are a bit stupider than everybody else. Unless they are going to be judged by their ability to recite SpongeBob episodes and shoot water pistols, in which case they will totally shine.

The 2014 Checklist: Setting the Tone for the Year Now

Barbara Levy | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Barbara Levy

1. Make a family calendar and plan for the rest of the year. Plan for the next eight months, the rest of the school year and the summer through Labor...

A Digital Family Shoebox of Summer Memories....

Alex McCord | Posted 09.01.2013 | Parents
Alex McCord

This summer, instead of letting the kids overdose on laptop gaming during their down time, my husband and I are going to DO THINGS with our children.

'Can I Just Relax, Mom?'

Cornelia Seigneur | Posted 08.29.2013 | Parents
Cornelia Seigneur

I had mumbled something to the twins about their excessive X-Box use or texting, asking them when they were going to turn it off and work around the house. But, then, one of the twins said to me: "Mom, can we just relax?" Oh, that hit home.

Recipe for a Great Summer

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Karen Stewart Brown, cofounder and designer of Stewart+Brown If you are a working mom (or dad) and have yet to arrange for summer k...

Send Us Your Pinterest 'Map Of A Summer'

Posted 07.06.2012 | Women

Remember way back in May when we put out a call for summer resolutions? The idea was to give us all a chance at another round of resolutions, in case ...

There'll Be Fewer Financial Advisers At The Beach This Summer

Reuters | Jessica Toonkel | Posted 08.21.2012 | Money

By Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the summer Mark Martiak usually spends four days a week at his home office in his Southampto...

The Truth About Planning a Productive Summer

Kat Cohen | Posted 07.18.2012 | College
Kat Cohen

There are many ways to have a productive summer and improve your chances of college admission at the same time. With these summer options, you're bound to find a way to make the summer both engaging and enriching.

Who's To Blame For This?

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.22.2012 | Money

LOS ANGELES — Families canceling vacations. Fishermen watching their profits burn up along with their boats' gasoline. Drivers buying only a few...

Rich Summer Plans That Are Free

Rebecca Joseph | Posted 03.31.2012 | College
Rebecca Joseph

Yes, we understand kids need to relax and get rejuvenated during the summer, but the summers are long and the more competitive the college, the more that college will expect applicants to use summers in meaningful ways.

August

Colin Jost | Posted 10.30.2011 | Comedy
Colin Jost

It's August! The constraints of space and time need not apply! This is the month when all summer dreams come true! The month when productivity and relaxation somehow peak simultaneously! The month when I finally learn Romanian!