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Countdown to Camp: 5 Things to do NOW

School is ending and camp is right around the corner. Do you know where your summer camp packing list is? I suspected as much. In addition to being a camp director, I’m also a camp ...

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Countdown to Camp: 5 Things to do NOW

What are you going to do?

One thing I taught my kids last year was to ask “What else can I do?” to help them learn the important skill of finishing a job well. They still use it at the end ...

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What are you going to do?

Happy Campers is on AUDIBLE!

Happy Campers is now available on Audible!   ...

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Happy Campers is on AUDIBLE!

10 Simple Reflection & Connection Activities

Hi Friends, Does anyone else enjoy marking the end of one year and the beginning of the next? Maybe it’s because I’ve always loved calendars and planning, but I find it extremely psychologically satisfying to ...

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10 Simple Reflection & Connection Activities

Three Good Things

Sharing three good things with each other during daily family sharing is a great way to connect AND grow gratitude. It’s simple. During sharing time, each person shares three good things that happened in their ...

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Three Good Things

Connection Tip #2: Start a Daily Family Sharing Habit

“Just like at camp, connections are the result of intentionally chosen, day-to-day family habits that create feelings of warmth and belonging.”​ –Happy Campers Secret #1: Connection Comes First One of my favorite connection tips (besides unplugging) ...

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Connection Tip #2: Start a Daily Family Sharing Habit