Minivan Mama: Using a clear weekend to savor childhood

Stefanie Campos

Last weekend we had no plans — no birthday parties or performances or services or markets — and I almost couldn’t believe it was true.

Our family of five chooses to be busy — at least through the school year — and I can’t honestly remember the last weekend without any plans slated on the calendar. It’s time to tackle some of those home projects of which we have so many, I announced.

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