Do you remember “Hello Mother, Hello Father”? That was way back when, but now it’s been changed to a commercial for flea protection with an adorable singing dog wearing a bandana! I’m not worried about my kids getting fleas (should I?}, but I am in the frenzied process of getting them all the supplies and clothes they will need for summer camp. I found some wonderful cargo and denim shorts for girls and cute tee shirts. Every girl needs at least 3 bathing suits.
For boys, there’s a wonderful boys tee shirt bargain for only $6.95 and cotton canvas pants, too.
And, of course, we need new name labels -sew on or iron on.
The usual stuff we have—flashlights, insect repellents and sun screen.
Last, but certainly not the least is a supply of stationery. I remember when I went to camp and my mom sent me off with sheets of letter size paper and stamped envelopes printed with her name and address. I
She still teases me about putting more of a message on the outside of the envelope than I did in the actual “letter from camp”! The mailman usually told her what was new before she even opened the envelope.