Family Connections

Over 15 Exciting Ways to Have Fun with Your Family in February

February is the month of love and there are easy ways to shower love on your family as we celebrate Valentines Day.  Even beyond Valentines Day, there are so many other great ways to connect as a family this month. The seasonal qualities of February are similar to the ones that made January so special: It’s dark.  It’s …

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15+ Creative Ways to Have Fun with Your Family this January

January is a great time to connect with your kids. Ok.  So anytime is a great time to connect with your kids, but January has a few unique qualities that you can take advantage of right now. It’s dark.  It’s cold.  And sometimes, if you are lucky, it is white. All of these qualities make …

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Parent’s Guide to My Neighbor Totoro from Studio Ghibli

Navigating the world of anime movies can be difficult for parents when they aren’t familiar with the genre. This is one of many posts that you can use as a guide so you can enjoy many of the films from Studio Ghibli with your children. Today we present, My Neighbor Totoro.  As always, use your own …

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Conversation Starters for Families to use All Year Long

Our family began a simple tradition many years ago that has had an incredibly positive impact on our dinner conversation. We stopped asking our kids how their day was or what they did that day. Instead, we asked two simple questions: What was the highlight of your day? (or what was your favorite part of …

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