Tag Archives: summer

Weekly Tips for Aug. 28, 2012

Posted on 27. Aug, 2012 in Uncategorized

Summer school break is “officially” over but yet so much more to squeeze in. Was there one thing, one event, one more trip that if you had another week you would do?

Now is back to school, routine, homework, sports, practices, games, dinners in the crock pot and family. And time for our weekly tips to kick back in.  (more…)

Summer Challenge

Posted on 21. Jun, 2012 in Exercises, Fitness

Time for a Summer Challenge!

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Weekly Tips for June 18, 2012

Posted on 18. Jun, 2012 in Uncategorized

MORE SUMMER FUN

Summer is in full swing and our launch pad has a full agenda! Surf camp, All Star Baseball, swim parties, family visits, friends over and a trip to the desert. We have come up with some more fun things to do with your kids this summer. If you haven’t (more…)

Weekly Tips for May 28, 2012

Posted on 29. May, 2012 in Uncategorized

Memorial Day has passed and now onto summer! Summer is going to be fun and lots of events. The annual Summer Family Fun is still in editing mode, but will be ready soon! There is also a special Mom’s Camps newsletter coming to, look for it soon.

In the meantime, we have been wrangling with RockIt Daughter about a phone. She is less than 10 yrs old, but most of her friends have either a phone or Ipad, so she is negotiating with us. Seriously, if we gave her a Facebook account, she would be happy. Thus, this week’s tips are based upon apps and keeping your kids safe with their phones. (more…)

Weekly Tips for May 21, 2012

Posted on 20. May, 2012 in Uncategorized

Where does the time go? It seems like last week we were just talking about our New Year’s Resolutions, candy or not for Valentine’s Day! Now it is time to get ready for SUMMER! The most (2nd) wonderful time of the year! Working on the annual SUMMERTIME FUN FOR FAMILIES. It should be ready first of June, check back. There will also be a Mom’s Camp list that a friend put together that is phenomenal! Stay tuned…  (more…)

Weekly Tips for September 20, 2011

Posted on 18. Sep, 2011 in Uncategorized

Summer may have been over for you when the kids went back to school, but there are still some activities and family fun you can squeeze in. Our family has been very fortunate to be invited to go waterskiing and tubing at two different lakes and 4×4 in the Mojave Desert. It is truly a A-Ha parent moment to watch your babies get behind a ski boat and be taken away. Or jump into a Jeep and take off over the mountains and climb rocks. You want these moments so you can watch them grow and at the same time, grab them – wrap them in their favorite blankie and cuddle them tight! Has your child(ren) done a big kid activity that you just weren’t ready for them to do, yet? (more…)

Weekly Tips for August 23, 2011

Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 in Uncategorized

Summer 2011 is quickly coming to a close, and we are not ready for it to be over. As we are getting ready for back to school, we wanted to know “What are you doing?”  Most moms did their back to school clothes shopping, new lunchboxes, new backpack and shoes, along with massive school supplies in early August.  When did RockIt Mom get those chores done? Still waiting for the time to do it!  We wanted to get the most of our vacation as we could, so that required ignoring the shopping.  Tonight, we were out of milk and lunchbox food, so that required grocery shopping at 9pm, the night before school! Oh well, we had lots of fun at the pool, soccer, minature golf, bike riding and beach.   Always trying to put 10 lbs of fun in a 5 lbs bag. (more…)

Summer Corn and White Bean Soup

Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 in Food

What?! Soup in August? Yes, here is a great summer recipe.  It can get cool at night, especially on the West Coast.  Try it out or save it for when your area cools down.

This quick, fiber-packed soup is a terrific way to use fresh corn. Add a slight kick with a sprinkle of Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeno peppers just before serving. (more…)

Weekly Tips for July 25, 2011

Posted on 24. Jul, 2011 in Uncategorized

Are you “done” with summer and getting ready for back to school or trying to enjoy every last minute? This launch pad is trying to squeeze as much fun as possible out of every minute. (more…)

Baked Ziti with Summer (Colorful) Vegetables

Posted on 24. Jul, 2011 in Food

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