In our house, a weekly family meeting on Sunday afternoons helps set expectations, troubleshoot issues, and – best of all – make plans for FUN! In today’s episode Sarah does a deep dive into how family meetings work in the Powers house, from what, when, why, and how they happen to sample agenda items and ideas for making them fun for kids of different ages. As always, we share book recommendations from what we’re reading and what YOU’re reading. Join us!
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Links we discussed:
- This is our last episode before a summer hiatus! Catch up with us on Instagram at @kidliterate, and be sure you’re also following @powersofmine and @themomhour
- All our past episodes can be found in our archives
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What we’re reading:
- Allegra is reading Graceful and The Last Present, part of The Wish novels by Wendy Mass
- Reid is reading birding books like Field Guide to the Birds of North America, The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America, and Sibley’s Birding Basics
- Violet is reading Owl Diaries series by Rebecca Elliott and They Threw Us Away by Daniel Kraus
- Sarah is reading The Addiction Inoculation by Jessica Lahey
What you’re reading:
- Katie, 11, is reading Mother Daughter Book Club series by Heather Vogel Frederick, and also enjoyed the Enola Holmes mysteries by Nancy Springer
- Katie’s mom Kristin enjoyed The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King
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