As an active Mom, getting outside with my family is so important. Getting outside has been my number one way to keep my attitude positive and happy since becoming a single Mom. Days spent outdoors seem to bring good attitudes to my entire family. With the added benefit of exhausted children who sleep well that night!
Remember Chia Pets? I never had one of my own, but I remember how cool they looked in commercials during Saturday morning cartoons. It seems that they are making a comeback, and my kids started asking for their own Chia Pets recently. I thought surely we could make something similar that would be more fun and much cheaper too.
Snow days are every child’s dream, but they easily become a nightmare for Mom. The piles of wet laundry, dripping boots, and daunting task of stuffing young children into snow gear multiple times a day can quickly outweigh the fun of a snow day.
A few simple and practical tips can make all the difference in surviving snow days with young children.
How’s the weather where you live? Here we’ve had a week of yucky, rainy weather, with at least 5 more days of rain coming in the forecast. Without some interference from me, my cooped up children become tingling rods of energy- voices too loud, steps too hard and fast, and irritable. They run out of patience with indoor rules and with each other too. By day two of rainy weather