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Winter Activities for Kids That Go Beyond the Norm

As a parent I think we can agree we are all looking for Winter Activities for Kids that will engage our children while providing something fun for the whole family and maybe even a little educational for the kids.  I can almost guarantee there are a million and one posts about sledding , ice skating or roasting […]

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Fall Decoration: Bringing Nature Indoors

From the fiery kaleidoscope of the leaves to the plumpness of pumpkins and ruby red of apples, fall’s natural beauty pervades the whole outdoors. Why not invite it indoors with you? There are many ways to include nature in your autumn decorations. Here are a few fall decoration ideas that are fun to make and will bring […]

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Autumn Activities For The Kids And You

Autumn fun doesn’t have to be limited to Halloween and Thanksgiving–it can be had every day of the week! Fall offers many unique opportunities for enjoyable crafts, games, and excursions that are impossible during the other seasons. So don’t waste a minute! This list of fun fall activities for kids is just the start of the possibilities for […]

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Halloween, It’s Not Just For the Kids

Halloween Costume Ideas for Couples Sure, maybe it is frowned upon for us adults to go out and hit the neighborhood with our awesome costume, but that doesn’t mean we don’t want to.  To be honest adults can rock some costumes that we just couldn’t pull off when we were 4’4″ and weighed 60 lbs […]

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Haunted House: Creating Your Own

Ghouls. Witches. Hyper-active children. What could be more fun at Halloween than making haunted house of your very own? If you’re wondering how to get started, these tips and tricks will help. Pick A Theme Making a haunted house can be an overwhelming task, but picking a theme gives you a starting point. Some themes […]

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Involve Pre-Teens and Teens in Family Celebrations

Grandma’s wedding to her fourth husband may be the event-of-the-year in your eyes; however, your child may not feel the same. Kids, especially teens and pre-teens, often feel left out during these major family celebrations. From black-tie weddings to gender reveal baby showers, each family event is special. To involve your pre-teen or teen in […]

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How to Roast Marshmallows the Safe and Delicious Way

With fall and winter quickly approaching, it is the perfect time to teach your kids how to roast marshmallows. While many people consider summer to be the best time to roast marshmallows, depending on where you live it could be too hot to roast marshmallows during the summer. The chilly months that are quickly coming is […]

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International Peace Day

International Peace Day is one that is not commonly recognized. Mostly becauase a lot of people do not hear about it, but this is a day that should be recognized. Without peace our world would not function. We all need to fight for peace, not just toady but every day. Here is some history behind […]

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How to Spend Quality Time with Your Children – Retro Fun in a Techie World

How to Spend Quality Time With Your Children So, you’ve decided to turn off the tablets and smart phones, unplug the television, hide the video controllers, and take a holiday from tech.  Yeah, we know it’s hard.  But you are a parent, and you know that great families require real time and real interaction. But […]

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Children’s Halloween Party Ideas

  Kids of all ages, from toddlers to teens, love to celebrate Halloween. The fun of masquerading as someone (or something) else for a day encourages them to use their creativity and imagination. There are many reasons to host a Halloween party, whether it’s in addition to, or instead of, trick-or-treating. Maybe one of your […]

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