Whew! Some kiddos are out of school (mine are as of today)! And so begins the mom-planned activities! The forecast this weekend is 80% chance for T-storms today and tomorrow and 60% chance for T-storms Sunday. Get outside if you can, but there are some inside activities this weekend, too. Don't forget you can check the calendar, too. [bctt tweet="What are YOU doing this weekend in Memphis? Youth Ballet, A sleepover at Shelby Farms, Pixar's Cars, Dog Day, and Family Day at the Metal Museum."
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Backyard pools are starting to open up and vacation plans are being made - that means it's time to make sure your kids can swim! If you're going to enjoy some pool time this year you need kids who know how to enjoy the water safely...it's tough to enjoy the pool with a kid who won't let go of you in the water. Here is a list of pools and other water fun. Here are some places that offer swim lessons, some are membership organizations but all offer classes to non-members as well. Scroll
Looking for a place to swim this summer? Here are several options in our area, some are free and some are private clubs you have to join. I'm a big fan of splash pads (less supervision required) and any attraction that offers a little "splash" to cool off. [bctt tweet="A comprehensive list of pools & splashpads in Memphis." username="eastmemphismoms"] Looking for swim lessons? Download a Free Memphis Summer Bucket List printable here. To submit an additional business to this
Summer is a great time to get lost in a book. Moms and kids need quiet time, and it's nice to give kids the chance to pick books that interest them, with no teacher involved. Here are some local opportunities to encourage your reader this summer: [bctt tweet="Read about the Memphis, Germantown, and Collierville summer reading programs!" username="eastmemphismoms"] Memphis Libraries The library is doing their Explore Memphis program again this year. Children and teens can participate