You Can Have the Summer of Your Dreams The last day of school is quickly approaching, and if you’re like most parents you’re a bit apprehensive. As Midwesterners we wring the most we can out of summer’s sunshine, but too often summer comes and goes in a whirlwind. I admit that in summers past I’ve actually looked forward to the first day of school because it promised a return to an easier level of activity for us. But there are several tried and true things we can do to harness the madness to try to bring a little more repose.. Read More