What if we were able to enter the summer months knowing that we had a community of women cheering us on… Celebrating our small victories and challenging us to STOP and ENJOY the special moments with our children? Would you be ready for the challenge?!!
You see, summer is almost here and most school breaks are already in full force. Houses echo with laughter and playfulness. Excitement and anticipation build with every passing minute as your children dream up a list of summertime ‘must-dos’, all while you secretly fantasize of lounging lazily on a remote island sipping a cocktail. Did I just say that out loud? lol.
As awesome as summertime is for most of us (and it IS awesome), it also brings with it a unique set of challenges for us moms (and dads!). Personally, we homeschool year-round. Yes – Year-round! And while some of you may be thinking that summer will look the exact same for our family, that’s entirely not true! Warmer months and sunnier days equals outdoor play, adventures, and fun! Yet, it’s easy to get caught up in our daily check-list and forget to Enjoy The Here and Now! Whether you homeschool or send your kids to public school, work outside or inside of the home, or volunteer/engage in community events, one thing we all have in common is the fact that our children need more of us during the summer months!
Friends, I KNOW that I’m not the only one feeling this way! We don’t have to be in this alone! I need your encouragement and I’d like YOU to join along with me! I promise this won’t be a one-sided friendship, though. I’ll be here cheering you along, too! Deal?
But it doesn’t end there. There will be an entire group of us!!!
#ETHANproject (ENJOY the HERE and NOW Project)
Friends, I have teamed up with several other bloggers to participate in a 10-week challenge to help us re-focus our lives and learn to ‘ENJOY the HERE and NOW.’ We believe in the value of setting clear goals and the importance of having a supportive community to help us accomplish those goals. The purpose of the #ETHANproject is to inspire our creativity, motivate each other to be a better moms (or dads!), and to support each other through the summer months!
10-week #ETHANproject Summer Challenge – How does it work?
Every week holds it’s own unique challenge. By setting aside just ONE day a week, it allows us to accomplish a particular goal – to do something creative and fun & outside of the box! And the best part? You don’t have to come up with the ideas all on your own! Just look at these awesome challenges!
For a full overview of the #ETHANProject, click HERE for your downloadable copy!
Every week I, along with my fellow blogger friends, will be posting about the weekly challenges! Make sure you have subscribed to my site so that you don’t miss out on any of my posts! (Remember our pact? I’m counting on you!)
Other ways to get in on the action
- Share your own challenge stories publicly on social media using the #ETHANproject hashtag!!! Why? ↓
- Every Friday my fellow #ETHANproject bloggers and I will link-up over at Grounded & Surrounded! We will be searching for the #ETHANproject hashtags and possibly featuring YOU on one of our sites! This will be a fun way to access a re-cap of our favorite photos & stories for the week from ourselves and our readers (that’s you!) – all in one convenient location!
- Join our ETHAN Project Facebook group! This is a great place to stay “in the loop” on the project and INTERACT with other mommas and bloggers!! This project is nothing without YOU! (Remember, I said I’d be here for you, too! And it’s not just me… there’s a whole group of us there supporting each other!)
- Search #ETHANProject hashtags to find other posts and bloggers participating in the project! Who knows? Maybe you’ll make a new on-line friend (or two)? 😉
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