Unpacking the diaper bag – 5 Things you need and 5 you don’t

Babies need a lot of things and the diaper bag is a mom’s tool belt when she’s on the go. You might want to bring all the comforts of the nursery with you, but, with the bag overflowing with everything but the crib, it can be difficult to find what you need. To pack smart, here are five things you need and five things you don’t. Continue reading “Unpacking the diaper bag – 5 Things you need and 5 you don’t”

4 Tips for post-work play

Working hours are growing more grueling with each passing year, and competition only seems to be moving in one direction – upward. Consequently, it comes as no surprise that first-time parents find it challenging to spend adequate time with their children. But balancing work and parenthood is an art, and just like most things, can be easily accomplished with the right tips and tricks. Continue reading “4 Tips for post-work play”

Spring Break ideas for your family!

Spring break is here, and it’s time for everyone in the family to let their hair down, stretch their legs, and get ready for a jolly good time. But with spring break coming up every year, it’s fairly common for families to run out of ideas that everyone can enjoy. The kids may be excited at the prospect of adventure and activities, while the adults are more likely to prefer some place quieter to relax and rejuvenate. The key to zeroing in on an ideal spring break idea is to strike a balance between peace and play, and here are some activities that are bound to help families find that perfect spring break vacation.

Everybody loves animals

Taking a trip to some place that houses a renowned wildlife sanctuary can prove to be a memorable escape for both parents as well as for kids. The little ones get to learn a lot about various species of animals, and are certain to enjoy watching them in their natural habitat. As for the grownups, wildlife sanctuaries are some of the most peaceful places to visit, and will undoubtedly prove to be a rejuvenating and relaxing experience. So, when spring break ends, the children will be back to school a little wiser, and the parents can get back to work refreshed from a fine holiday.

Museums never go out of style

For families where everyone loves a bit of history, the museums are always calling. The country is peppered with famous museums that showcase treasure troves of knowledge and trivia. Heritage museums are a work of art, and spring break trips to these attractions will leave children in awe. Even better is the fact that they get to learn a lot of things and to actually see evidence of famous historical events. For the adults, this will probably help cross a couple of things off their bucket list.

Adventure is out there

Spring breaks that involve adventurous activities like trekking up the hills in the countryside or paragliding are what kids will remember when they look back on their childhood. And this year, as spring break comes around, the number of adventure sports camps, theme parks with electrifying rides, and activities that trigger an adrenaline rush are practically endless. For their part, parents will love this kind of a spring break as well, since it helps bring out the child in everyone. And after all, who doesn’t love the thrill of occasional adventure?

Ultimately, the perfect spring break varies from one family to another, and picking a place or an activity that everyone in the family loves will ensure that nobody ends up with anything less than the best time.

5 Surprisingly fun and educational things to do with your children

Spending time with your kids can be one of the most rewarding experiences a person can have. You want them to grow up well rounded and to have every possible advantage you can give them, but at the same time you want them to know how to have fun. Here are some games you can play with your kids that are fun to play and they can’t help but to learn a little bit at the same time. Continue reading “5 Surprisingly fun and educational things to do with your children”