Kids love to see how things work and craft their own creations, so building is a fun pastime for parents to share with their little ones to have fun and help them develop. Of course, actual construction and real tools can be dangerous for children, so there are only certain kinds of building activities that would be suitable for playtime. Some games like Jenga focus on structural design and challenge you to build properly to maintain the stability of the blocks. Even without a designated board game or special building materials, kids tend to find ways to build things out of whatever they can find. Thus, to keep their hands out of mischief and give yourselves something cool to do as a family, consider the following seven kinds of building projects that are kid-friendly:
Life is buzzing, and you often find yourself running after time. We all do. But that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t take the time to stop and create a moment of peace for yourself, with your partner or with your children. After all, you can’t live a life of stress without recharging your batteries. Indeed, while you can find nutritious fuel for your body through the right food all day long, the fuel for your soul isn’t that easy to get by. That’s exactly why you need some me time, couple time and naturally family time. It’s important that you separate these types of emotional energy in your life. It is a common mistake for new mothers to focus so much on their role as a mummy that they forget that they are also a woman and a wife – or a girlfriend. You don’t need to choose your role; you can be a parent, a lover and a strong woman.
We recently took a visit to Newmarket Races as a family, it was a Saturday afternoon and we didn’t really know what to expect. Basically, the Summer Saturdays events are solely to entertain the little ones whilst the grown ups await to see whose won the races. The family enclosure is kitted out to a particular theme each Summer Saturday, the theme was “Sports Day” when we went.
I have been looking at houses for what feels like years now, trying to find the right house for our family. They are either too small, or too dark, too new or not enough “toy space”. One thing I have been focussed on though is the garden. I want the right garden, no negotiations. It has to be a big garden. It has to have space for the children to play, the grown ups to relax and the furbabies to run around. Quite a large list and quite impossible with our budget.
A romantic evening with your partner should be a relaxing and enjoyable bit of alone time, but that doesn’t mean the preparation process is quite as stress-free. If you’re the one who planned out the evening then you’re probably realizing you now have to cook the food, get the drinks, and set up the kitchen or dining room ready for this evening. If you’ve no idea how to do any of those things well then don’t worry. It’s the thought that counts most, and your heart is in the right place. Of course, it’s still important that you actually do a good job on a practical level, so here are some tips on setting up the most romantic dinner imaginable.
Planning a summer vacation with kids is no easy process for parents. There is a whole lot to consider when picking the best destination and lodging. If you’ve set your eyes on Mont Tremblant in Quebec, Canada and you’re wondering if there’s enough to keep the kids busy, then you’ll want to read on. Here we’ll take a look at just a few of the activities that will keep the kids happy and entertained, making for a memorable trip.
The school year might be over, but for many levers, that means it’s time to start thinking about college wear and what to buy for their wardrobe. College isn’t a fashion show of course, but it doesn’t hurt to look good whether you’re attending a lecture or heading out to a club in the evening. So, let’s look at some of the fashionable outfits and items that you’ll need to buy before the new semester begins.
Finding a great vacation destination that’s ideal for kids just as much as their parents is not an easy task. For one thing, kids get bored so easily that there needs to be more than just their iPad to keep them entertained. In this world of mass media and short attention spans, it takes something special to truly impress them. As for their parents, we’re not that easily impressed either. It’s a bit of a challenge.
The Tidy Books box is perfect for the little ones bedroom or playroom: it is a great storage box for books and comes complete with a clock to learn to tell the time. It not only looks nice in the lounge, or playroom, it is amazing how many books it can hold.
Deciding to lose weight is a big challenge. While it’s a fantastic objective, there’s also a lot of work that comes with it. You have to stay focused and know that it’s more than a task, it’s a way of life. See how to lose the weight and keep it off.