Family Fun

Water Games to Play with Friends While Social Distancing this Summer

This summer of social distancing has certainly made things tricky when it comes to our kids having fun with their friends. Kids aren’t content to sit around in a circle and talk for a few hours, but activities and games can get out of control quickly when the kids start moving around. So when it …

Water Games to Play with Friends While Social Distancing this Summer Read More »

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 …

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

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 …

Parent’s Guide to My Neighbor Totoro from Studio Ghibli Read More »

Conversation Starters for Families to use All Year Long

Our family began a simple tradition many years ago with two simple family conversation starters that had an incredibly positive impact on our dinner conversation. We stopped asking our kids how their day was and began asking two simple questions:What was the highlight of your day? (or what was your favorite part of the day?)What was …

Conversation Starters for Families to use All Year Long Read More »