Beat Boredom: Ideas for Keeping the Whole Family Happy

Keeping the entire household entertained is a big ask. Some people want to stay in and stare at their devices. Others want to dust off their hiking boots and go exploring outdoors. Some family members don’t care what happens as long as they get fed. Managing the expectations of your nuclear tribe can be likened to putting out fires in a matchstick factory that’s just found out – in the most telling way – that it’s perched atop an active volcano. Good luck. 

Finding the right entertainment around birthdays is much easier. Toys are the fastest way into the good books of your little ones (for example, check out the best gifts for 4 year old girl for inspiration). But toys can’t always be relied upon to provide the light relief that your family needs when everyone is under each other’s feet and you need to get out of the house for a while. Ready for some ideas on how to beat the boredom? Let’s begin.

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5 Things to Consider If You Are Hosting a Family Brunch

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Family brunches are an opportunity for people to spend quality time with their family members. They can be a great way for families to come together and share a meal in a non-stressful environment. However, hosting a brunch comes with its own set of challenges. You need to arrange the venue and invite guests at the same time. If you want to reduce the stress level of this event, here are some things you should consider if you are hosting a family brunch.

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How to Organize an Affordable Family Vacation

The best time of the year is in front of you and your wish is to take the whole family on vacation. While this decision has its positive and let’s say less positive sides, if planned and conducted correctly, the trip has the potential of becoming one of your life’s most treasured memories. The text below will remind you of some of the crucial steps you need to take before going on a family vacation, so feel free to go ahead and start planning along this post. 

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How to Budget for Your Family Vacation

There is no getting around the fact that a family vacation is going to set you back some money. How well you plan and budget your funds will have a significant effect on what your bank account looks like when you return home. Here are five ways that you can budget for your family vacation with confidence.

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3 Tips for Keeping Kids Safe While Playing at Home

While you should feel confident that your home is a safe, secure environment for your children, the unfortunate truth is that many children of all ages are injured at home each year. Some injuries are minor and have minimal recovery time, but other accidents and mishaps have severe consequences. Many of these incidents could have been avoided or minimized with proper effort. As a parent, you should take a few essential steps regularly to keep your kids as safe as possible at home.

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Backyard Games: 4 Things to Play with Your Kids This Summer

As the weather warms up, the thought of school being out will quickly become a reality. When that happens, you want to be sure you have ideas for plenty of activities to do with your kids so you can all enjoy the beautiful weather outside. Fortunately, your options are nearly limitless and you don’t even need special supplies for most of these possibilities.

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Mom of Boisterous Boys? 3 Non-Contact Sports Perfect For Them

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Many moms are surprised to see just how much energy their elementary age, preteen and teenage boys have. As they attempt to find ways to help get rid of all this energy, they may quickly run out of options. Sending boys out to play only works well for a short time until boys get bored in the backyard or start disappearing into their friends’ houses. Research into sports that could be good for energy-filled boys may leave parents worried that their children are going to end up with broken bones or concussions. Thankfully, several non-contact sports offer great outlets for energy and provide ways to help boys develop physically and mentally. Continue reading “Mom of Boisterous Boys? 3 Non-Contact Sports Perfect For Them”

4 Epic Ideas For The Best Treehouse This Summer

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One of the fun activities to do as a child, and even as an adult, is to play in a tree house. If you don’t already have one in the backyard, there’s no time like the present to design one with the help of your child. Instead of building a traditional house in a tree, consider one of the extravagant designs that have multiple rooms and decorations.

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3 Manly Activities To Enjoy With Your Son

Having guy time with your son is important, but life is busy and you may not be as close to your son as you once were. You may be wondering what fun, masculine activities are good to share with your son now. We’ll go over three manly activities you can enjoy with your son that have cool, real-world practical benefits as well.
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