Surf Shack Baby! Lighten Up Your Decor for Summer

Mid-century modern surf shack summer decor | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: SF Girl by Bay

Time to turn your favorite stay-cation residence into a warm, Bohemian surf shack! Adding beach style is a fun way to lighten up your decor and will inspire you to get outside more, too.  We’ve talked about Spring cleaning here on Girlfriend, but I admit this is a bi-monthly occurrence in my home! Closets have been purged and a deep […]

5 Educational Ways to Prevent the “Summer Slide”

Exhibition "Garden for Children" at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo 2010 | Educational ideas for children in the summer | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Mekiko Endo

Education is not intended to end the first week of June!  Recently at my kids’ elementary school I met with a group of moms and school staff to talk about the knowledge that is unfortunately lost during the summer. Think of the summer as an opportunity to implement some educational activities at home and your children will thrive in the coming […]