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Fun Ways to Enhance Your Next Family Take Out Night

If your family take out night has turned into a weekly meal of greasy pizza and soda, it’s time to switch things up. Think outside the box and try these fun and creative ideas for a more memorable evening together. 

Fun Ways to Enhance Your Next Family Take Out Night

1. Make Themed Drinks

One way to enhance your family take out night is to make themed drinks. For instance, if you’re ordering in Italian, buy some Italian soda or make a pitcher of virgin Aperol Spritz. However, if your take out dinner includes tacos and chalupas, consider blending up some virgin frozen margaritas for the kids and making an adult version for yourself. Involve your kids in the mixing, shaking and blending or let them choose a drink to go along with dinner.  [Read more…]

Ways To Help Your Child To Find Their Hobby

Finding a hobby is something that all of us have struggled with at some point in our lives. Perhaps struggle is the wrong word, but there is a palpable cliff edge when faced with standing shoulder to shoulder with those who take our new interest seriously. Are we going to take the plunge and let the hobby become a major part of who we are? Or are these hot yoga classes going to be like everything else we’ve ever tried before, with the yoga pants only days away from being stashed away in the cupboard of broken dreams alongside the squash racket, the climbing shoes, and the bass guitar. But we know that hobbies help us to see the world in new and interesting ways. Hobbies get us out there. Hobbies help us to meet people and have fun.

Ways To Help Your Child To Find Their Hobby

That’s why we all want to help our children to find a hobby they love. But where to begin? There is a hobby out there for every child, no matter the circumstance. Hobbies can build confidence and could even lead to career prospects further down the line, especially in the case of children who start to develop their skills in creative or sporting pursuits at an early age. That’s why it’s worth helping your child to find a hobby. Here’s how…  [Read more…]

8 Tips For Child Care This Fall

Fall is just around the corner, making many parents wonder how they’re supposed to navigate the world of child care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools are reopening, but you may still have lingering fears regarding your child’s safety. The world is still trying to figure out a way to a new normal, but your child’s educational and personal development can’t wait.

8 Tips For Child Care This Fall

If you’re wondering how to get your kids back into a routine without putting them at risk, use these eight tips to find the best child care solutions this fall. With the right planning and thoughtful steps forward, you’ll find the best options for your family:  [Read more…]

Outdoor Activity Ideas For Kids

There’s a bizarre conversation that takes place in homes across the world every time the sun is shining. First, a parent or guardian will notice that the sun is indeed shining. Next, that same parent or guardian will also notice that their child is ignoring the opportunity to play outside and is instead choosing to stay indoors and play the same video game they’ve been playing for months (there’s always a popular video game that kids play to death for most of a year before they shift to a new video game time drain). The instruction will then come to turn the computer off and play outside, and the child will respond: “But, there’s nothing to do outside?”.

Outdoor Activity Ideas For Kids

Now, let’s look at some outdoors activities for kids, so that the next time your child is looking at you for playtime inspiration, you’ve got something in your back pocket that can swing their enthusiasm away from devices and screens. There are plenty of ways that your children can play safe and healthy outside.   [Read more…]