Whether you’re trying to scale back to a simpler schedule or ramp up after a pandemic hiatus, adjusting to kids’ activities and extracurriculars is a huge part of settling into a fall routine. In Episode 330 Meagan and Sarah look at this topic with some hindsight (sharing what we learned about ourselves and our kids by trying different activities during the little years), and also through the lens of Fall 2021 (what our kids are playing and trying now, and how a year off has changed things in our families). We also reflect on how our own childhoods influence our family cultures around extracurriculars, and what has surprised us about how older kids and teens find their passions and pursuits. Join us!
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Links we mentioned (or should have) in this episode:
- Listen to Helping vs. Helicoptering? Part 1: Episode 194 and Part 2: Episode 195 where we talked about nurturing our kids’ independence.
- Look back on The Fall Sarah Quit Everything: Episode 233 to hear what happened when the Powers family was over-scheduled.
- Check out Nurturing Kids’ Talents (and When to Let Them Quit): Episode 164
- Season 2 of Mother of Reinvention is premiering this week!