It’s early days of summer and we can’t wait to enjoy it. We have been waiting all year to get outside and have fun with the kids. But what to do when gas prices are soaring and there is talk of inflation? We can still have fun with the kids and create lasting memories that won’t break the bank.
Start by organizing a family meeting to discuss the summer holidays and what they might look like when you are working from home. Listen to what the kids want as well – that’s where the summer bucket list comes in.
Many parents are juggling work and vacation time and some are still at home with their kids every day. Either way, we all have some anxiety about how our summer is going to go and how we are going to have fun without going into debt. So set yourself up for a great summer with your kids no matter what you’re doing and make a summer bucket list.
You may be surprised at how straight-forward and achievable your kids’ list is. They often just want to spend time with you and their friends. The activities don’t have to be big or expensive to be fun and memorable. And what’s even cooler, many activities are free or almost free. Bonus.
Creating a summer bucket list helps parents see what’s important for their kids. Kids crave family traditions because they help to create happy memories, so make sure to add some of these to your list..
It’s the perfect start to fun summer days ahead and you can slot them in whenever you have free time with your kids.
So, what’s your plan this summer? Whether you’re with your kids the entire time or only on weekends, Schedule some fun with them and make memories. For kids, it’s usually time spent with family and friends that makes them the happiest. So get on your bike, jump in the lake or try something new with them this summer. And don’t forget to put it on your bucket list!
Get our Family Summer Bucket List with great ideas and a DIY printable Family Summer Bucket List that your kids can fill out too!