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June is busting out all over and, after a long wait, we have been rewarded with the lazy, hazy days of summer! This is also the month to let your dad know he is the best father in the world and say congrats to all the recent grads. Know what else is rewarding? This month’s issue of Connecticut Parent Magazine! Treat yourself to some quiet moments and read everything you need to know to make this the best summer ever!
Are you dreading two months of “Mom, I’m bored, what can we do now?” The answer is easy! This is the issue featuring the fourth annual “Passport to Summer Fun” highlighting “Great Things To Do In and Around Connecticut.” From museums to canoe trips, zoos to dinosaurs, fruit picking, amusement parks, sports and more — we have it all covered!
To kids, dad is a hero. Learn some new craft ideas your children can make for dad and read about a mom’s reflection on the way her husband’s qualities make him special. While you are honoring dad, you might also be preparing for a wonderful party to say congrats to the class of 2013! Learn how to make this milestone something the grads will always remember.
Sometimes summer is not all fun and games. Since kids will be outside riding bikes, discover all you need to know to keep your children safe — from helmets to road rules — throughout the season. The sun is strong and pools and beaches are calling to you. But don’t go out without first lathering up with sunscreen. With all the options, learn how to make the best selection for your family. And, if it gets too hot out, stay inside with some cool reads provided by the North Haven Public Library.
Is the trunk packed? All the camp supplies bought? A dad wonders where the school year has gone and thinks of the summer excitement that awaits his daughter at camp. Don’t miss the Family Fun Calendar and celebrate the start of summer with a great family outing in Connecticut.
Happy Father’s Day, happy graduation, happy days and nights — head out and have a fun and safe summer!