It is the last week of summer vacation and despite my adoration for long summer days doing absolutely everything and anything, I look forward to our routine more than I consciously know. In the spirit of summer, I toss everything we’ve developed over the last 9 months: Late mornings quickly turn into even later evenings, soap-filled baths turn into hurried showers. Dinner at home is often replaced with pizza on a walk (or ice cream) more than I’d like to admit. Summer with kids feels majestic in a sense, but even more-so when you look at in a condensed version of time. Quite often I hear myself excuse almost anything with, “Because they’re little! It’s summer in New York!”
A very 90s backpack for a 2011 child, because our style choices are one in the same sometimes.
Misha and Puff Plum Island jacket
How cute are these New Balance For Crewcut sneakers?
We are finishing the last of our shopping on Amazon (Prime!). Is there anything that kids who enter first grade really need? I would love to know.
P.S As are kids go back to school and we have to collectively choose what to give as far as the physical sense, but also the mental/guidance sense, I loved reading this piece… A Whisper In An Age of Shouting
(Top Photo by Neil Boenzi for The New York Times)