For many, summer is a time for family activities. Kids are out of school…, families have made time for vacations, and, of course, the weather has warmed up! This combination has many looking for easy and enjoyable things to do as a family. So here are a few
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If I’m being honest, the last couple of summers at my house were not exactly box office hits for my oldest child. Two summers ago, my little girl was born, and last summer, I was plain and simply unprepared…. Fun was still had, but it happened amid disorganized chaos,
School may be out for summer but don’t let that make you take a vacation from education. Your children have worked so hard all year to master their skills. Keep them sharp with fun summer learning activities…. Having kids of varying ages I know this can be a challenge.
The first time I planned and hosted my own party it was kind of a disaster. Well, maybe not a complete disaster but when people started arriving I was still scrambling to put out food. I failed to give myself enough time to finish getting “put together…” and some
How often do you and your family have dinner around the table? Our family is lucky if we can sit down together three times a week. I have busy teenagers and kids, so it is sometimes a challenge to connect this way. Sundays are my favorite day because we don’t…
Do you think it is important to let you kids make messes? I’ll share with you why I do!
We fuss constantly – clean up your room…, wash your hands, put your laundry away. When was the last time you just let them be messy? I know this comes
This St. Patrick’s Day, it’s easy being green! A party that focuses on the color green… is a good time for guests and quite easy for you to put together. We’ve compiled a compendium of all things green to get your St. Paddy’s shine on. Get the kids involved
Spring is around the corner and my first impulse is to run outside and enjoy the weather! This is one of the reasons why it is the perfect season for springtime family activities…. As winter ends, every member of the family is restless. Harnessing that energy for family togetherness
No matter what limitations in spending your wallet or purse may be experiencing, plenty of budget friendly date ideas are available for couples who want to enjoy Valentine’s Day… without breaking the bank. From economical flowers at FTD.com to a basket filled with an assortment of inexpensive chocolate goodies, the
Cooking with your kids during the holidays can be a lot of fun. This quick dinner idea comes just in time for Valentine’s Day…! You can’t go wrong with pizza!
A homemade heart-shaped pizza will absolutely be a hit among the young ones. This is something that the kids