June 3, 2016

A Summer Wish List for Families



The first official day of summer is June 20, but you don’t need to wait 19 more days to start enjoying the start of the season’s fresh air or anticipate all of the warm-weather adventures to come. With the start of summer comes the urge to switch things up as we all adopt that laid-back, feet-up, hot-days-and-cool-nights, summertime-frame-of mind. We open windows, put up patio umbrellas, jump in the pool, pack for summer camp, plan the backyard BBQ, pick out a new pair of jelly sandals and get ready for easy living.

Everyone has a summer wish list, and we’re sharing ours with families in mind. The Kiddie Academy Social Team is so excited for summer, we’re kicking-off June with our top family picks for the season – from bikes and pool toys to pants and smartphone apps – all our favorite must-haves for your next three months of poolside, beachfront or hometown summer fun with your family!

Jen’s Picks

Marketing Manager (one son, 1 year old)

Brent’s Picks

Creative Director (one daughter, 7 year old; one son, 1-year old)

 Bridget’s Picks

PR Manager (two sons, 1 year old and 4 year old)

Kiddie Academy Mom’s Picks

Andy’s Picks

Senior Digital Marketing Strategist (one daughter, 6 year old)

Richard’s Picks

VP of Education (one daughter, 33; one granddaughter, 8 months old)

“I have three items we never leave the house without from our 8 month old to our 33 year old:

All three are key to having a great day and time versus a potential disaster with consequences for the whole family.”

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