Adventure Points: Keeping Kids Active All Summer

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Today was the first day off for summer vacation. We woke up early in our house because that’s what we do even on the weekends. I went about my morning farm chores, and started cleaning up the house. Around 9 am I realized that kids were sacked out on the couch playing video games on the computer…ummm, nope, that’s not going to work for the summer. I have some outings and projects planned for us to do all together. but I needed a way to help them keep themselves productivity entertained while I get things done around the house. It will be a really long summer if I need to constantly keep them busy in order to not have couch potatoes.I remembered reading a really cool article on wellnessmama.com about Adventure Points.

Basically, what it is is a points system that assigns points to activities and chores. The kids…

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