My kids have been asking the same question for a few weeks now, “Mom, what are we doing for MEA?”.  Sometimes that had a little whine with it.  Another time, I'm pretty sure I saw an eye roll as I said, “I’m not sure”. 

You know what they say, life with teenagers is fun. 😜

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What Teenagers Really Want To Do During MEA Weekend In Minnesota

I love my kiddos, and they are great kids, but there are some days when I get confused about what to do to help us all have a happy day.  Example, the other day, I said "Good Morning!" to one of the teens when they woke up and apparently that was the end to our happy day.  #momlifewithteenagers

To help calm the crankiness, I decided to just ask my teenagers what they wanted to do for MEA.  After they sent a text to their friends for a few ideas, they sent me a text back with their list...because actually having a conversation is not how we communicate in 2023.  📱

If you are trying to find some fun ideas for your kids over MEA, check out this list that my teens and their friends came up with:

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  • Sleep.
    • Need I say more. 
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  • Really Hard Corn Maze
    • There are quite a few easy and preschool-friendly mazes and activities around but as the kids said, "we are over getting stamps on a piece of paper.  We want to get lost and freak out in the corn for a few seconds.".  Ok.  One great place to make that "lost" scenario happen is out at Northwoods Apple Orchard.  
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If you were thinking of going to a pumpkin patch or apple orchard over MEA weekend, those are great ideas too!  Let them pick out their pumpkin and even find time to do a little bit of carving too.  If you need a few suggestions on places to go, check out the huge list below.

Got any great ideas for families during MEA weekend in Minnesota?

I’d love to hear them! Send me a message on my Facebook page (Jessica On The Radio) or DM me on Instagram.  

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