Tag: kids

Health & Fitness, Well Being

5 Best Summer Family Activities

What better time to really connect and grow memories with your family than summer time? With the days being much longer, there’s plenty of sunlight after dinner for a nice walk or bike ride. Summer is also when kids are off school and if you’re lucky enough to be at home with the kids, there are plenty of summer activities for them to do right now such as swimming, soccer, gymnastics, and karate. When we think of summer family activities, we might also think that it might cost a fortune. After all, kids are expensive even if you strive to […]

Home & Family, Well Being

Kid’s Valentine’s Day Crafts

Before I had kids, I used to semi-dread and semi-hope for something special on Valentine’s mainly due to societal pressures and norms. But, the reality is that every day, you should be loved and cared for and not just on Feb 14th. Then, when I had kids, my guarded, cold heart became open, vulnerable, and even more sensitive to love than I ever really imagined. It’s a fragile but amazing place to be. The first time my son brought home a handmade Valentine’s craft from school, I thought it was the cutest thing I’ve ever gotten. I came home, put […]

Home & Family, Well Being

DIY Holiday Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Stocking stuffers are super fun for everyone but can get costly and take away from the main gifts. Now that the kids are off from school, you can entertain them by having them help you make stocking stuffers for everyone in the family. Not only are these useful, they are cute, won’t cost an arm and a leg for materials, and you can improvise with what you have laying around the house. Including a few of these handmade-with-love items along with some hand creams, lip balms, and holiday candy will give you the best stocking stuffers in all the land. […]

Home & Family, Well Being

Holidays with Kids: How to Beat Overwhelm

When you see how the holidays look through your child’s eyes, it actually changes you. There’s a switch that turns on where you start finding Christmas trees extra special and you start collecting decor in August. Suddenly, Christmas music on the radio the moment after Thanksgiving isn’t so irritating. You become a little less jaded with the world and start to embrace the season more than you ever have since you were a child yourself. That aside, the truth is that parents are humans and people, too. The holiday season means long breaks from school. Working parents have to arrange […]