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Summer of themes

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Life with a kid who has been in some sort of programming every day of the week is surely different from a kid who only had programming twice or three times a week. Since David’s been in kindergarten, he requires more activities to keep him happy during the time that he’s at home (as experienced during winter & spring breaks). With this in mind, I have concocted a plan: every weekday has a theme…for the rest of the summer.

Examples of those themes:

-Chimborazo Day (a volcano…yes, we’re making one!)

-Create with your heart day (lots and lots of art!)
-Helen Keller day (blindfolds and braille and no talking! j/k)
– Cheer up the lonely day (visiting the elderly!)

-Meteor Day!


I got most of the themes/holidays off of this website.


Lisa Holcomb graduated from Texas A&M University in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in English. She resides in East Texas with her husband, 3 boys, and 2 cats. She writes fantasy and science fiction for both young adult and adult audiences. She has written for numerous blogs, newsletters, and the occasional poetry magazine. She has spent the last couple decades blogging at various websites about growing up adopted and living and parenting with chronic illness, finally combining it all into one blog at Her first full length novel is nearing completion.