Friday, October 1

Living and Learning for October...

Protection of the Mother of God
Saint Innocent

Saint Tikhon

Create list of clothing that everyone needs for cooler weather
Reorganize outgrown and out-of-season clothing
Wash and/or air out bed linens needed for colder weather
Find time for both children to enjoy one-on-one Mama/Papa dates
Conquer the dishes after every meal and snack
Continue knitting
Make a batch of beeswax polish for wood
Waterproof leather handbag
Thoroughly clean car
Put away beach things: umbrella, blanket, towels, toys, etc.
Create autumn menu
Begin planning for December's feastdays and Little Man's birthday

Tummy time
Set up baby gym


Daily Rhythms
Simplify, simplify, simplify!

Special Days
Fr John’s Namesday – 6th
6th Anniversary of our Engagement – 9th

9th Dating Anniversary -10th

Grandfather's Namesday – 22nd
Full Moon – 23rd

Practice being still and quiet during services and prayers
Singing – “O Heavenly King”

The Sign of the Cross for Little Man

Nature table scene
Seasonal book basket

Go to the beach as much as possible

Visit the Pumpkin Farm

Pumpkin Day in Lieu of Halloween

Shopping for costumes for our dress-up box
the day after Halloween
Longwood Gardens
Pumpkin Junction Train Ride
Harvest Festival at local farm
Encourage imaginative play by not over-scheduling our days
Take the children to the nearby state park for nature walks
Polish wooden toys together
Create a toy library and donate/toss items no longer needed

1 comment:

Shana said...

Thanks for the inspiration :)


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