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Weekend Guide, March 20-22

Hello weekend! Although…now every day seems like a cross between Monday and Saturday. We’re technically on spring break this week, but for many with children in the public school system, virtual and online learning has started. Parents are overwhelmed. Teachers are trying their best at guidance. Technology has glitches. Some say, just play, kids learn best out of the classroom. Teach them life skills, like baking and age appropriate chores. There’s SO MUCH information out there. Nearly every zoo and museum in the world is offering virtual tours or live streaming. There’s a limitless amount of crafts and science experiments to try…

It’s unprecedented times we are living in. I am used to seeing my 85 year old grandma at least once a week. She has a standing playdate with my kids from 3-5 pm one night a week. She comes over and free plays, or gardens with them, or bakes with them. I miss her. My kids miss her. I called her this week and asked her if she’s lived through anything like this where the world shut down. She said, not that she can recall. So, if you are feeling overwhelmed, you are not alone. We are all navigating these new uncharted waters together, and together we will arrive on the other side. 

And to all this I say, breathe. I said it in my Monday e-newsletter, and I will continue to say it, because it’s something I remind myself daily. When I feel the overwhelm creeping in, when I feel the uncertainty settling in, when I feel unsure of the next move…I stop and breathe. Please breathe with me (from your house or at least 6 feet away 😉 )

But I was also reading the other night at came across the quote, 

Life is but a dream, don’t turn it into a nightmare.” ~ Jen Sincero

So, we want to see all your social distancing weekend fun! Turn these lemons into lemonade🍋 Be sure to tag @lakecountryfamilyfun in your weekend fun, your activities, your survival strategies, and we’ll be sure to share in our Facebook or IG stories. Thank you to those who tagged us last weekend!  🤗🥰

For some weekend fun:
Friday: Don’t forget to vote from the comfort of your couch for THE BEST LOCAL FISH FRY! These restaurants are counting on us to help them make it through this time ❤️ 

Saturday, let’s see you share some of these charts! I spy a prize!

Sunday is supposed to be near 40 degrees. Tag us in your outdoor pictures!

Weekend Weather from the National Weather Service:
Friday: Breezy, slight chance rain/snow 38 🌞
Saturday: Mostly Sunny 36 🌞
Sunday: Most Cloudy 40 🌞

PLEASE THANK OUR WEEKEND GUIDE SPONSOR:

Bark River Realty

Bark River Realty

Bark River Realty

Bark River Realty is a full service real estate partnership dedicated to the Lake Country area. Both members of the team have active young families in the community. Nicole and Katy volunteer in the community, live in the community, and are raising their families here. They are dedicated to helping their clients not only find the right home but the right community they are looking for. The approach of the team is always on putting the client first and fostering a wonderful home buying or selling experience.

Not only are Nicole and Katy awesome realtors, moms, and community members, but they are awesome humans, who want you to win a $100 gift card to the Oconomowoc Chamber of Commerce! If you’d like a chance to win, details and to enter HERE.

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Lake Country Family Fun's Promotions and Announcements

  • Looking for winter/spring fun?
      • Try one of these spring hikes!
      • Nature is still open! Just remain 6+ feet away from anyone you might encounter and avoid touching railings.
  • Looking for our latest giveaways?
      • You can find them all listed on our new DEALS PAGE.
          • Enter to win $100 gift card to the Oconomowoc Chamber of Commerce
          • Enter to win a 5-meal package of dinners from SquareMeal
      • Plus, find Groupon savings to local attractions as well.
  • Looking to connect and network?
      • LAKE COUNTRY CURRENTS: 2019-2020 SEASON is on hold. We will be making decisions soon regarding our April 4 event.
        • The next event is Saturday, April 4. 
        • Tickets and memberships are on sale now.
        • As part of our mission statement, Lake Country Family Fun is super excited about this networking opportunity for online creatives in the Waukesha County area.
        • Read more about the fun and all the details HERE.  
        • Follow Lake Country Currents on FACEBOOK
  • Looking for connection?
      • When it gets cold, or the government mandates that we all become socially distant, people tend to hibernate in their homes, and hibernation can lead to isolation. Please reach out! Please build a group of moms you can call in a pinch. And never hesitate to send an email or private message or comment below to us at Lake Country Family Fun💗
          • Start here: our MOMS GROUPS AND PLAY GROUPS GUIDE to the Waukesha County area for mom groups is a list compiled of 30+ community, church, and library play groups. Look over the list HERE, and know that many of the groups are continuing to meet virtually.
          • Do you have a village of moms/friends/family that you can count on? We posed this question to our Facebook page recently and love the answers coming through from both people seeking a village and those that are so grateful for their village. It’s our goal for everyone to feel connected and a part of a village that fits their lifestyle. 
          • Our Lake Country Family Fun Community Facebook Group is more active than ever. Please drop in any questions, ideas, comments,  or support. Have an idea for a blog post that would resonate with parents in the greater Waukesha County area? We are taking in contributors! 

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