19 Fun Virtual Activities and Ideas for Your Kids

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It’s been just over a year since most of the world shut down and terms such as, “social distancing” and “mask up” became a part of our everyday lives. And as hard as it’s been on us adults… it’s been much harder on our kids. Trust me. Kids are social creatures. They need other children … Read more

137 Conversation Starters & Questions for Couples

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Do you feel like the ‘head over heels’ train is almost coming to a halt and turning to be the ‘what’s for dinner’ type of conversation?  Don’t let things get there. Excellent communication is one of the most critical ingredients of a long-lasting relationship. Coming up with the correct conversation starters for couples is not … Read more

Co-Parenting 101: How to Coexist for the Kids (Without Killing Each Other)

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First comes love… Sometimes comes marriage… Then comes baby in the baby carriage? C’mon… let’s be honest with each other. We now live in a very progressive society. One where marriage isn’t necessarily the goal for a lot of people. In fact, one might say that the dream has been somewhat watered down to simply … Read more

Cozi Family Calendar App Review for 2024: Is It Worth It?

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Is your family organized? Are you getting the most out of your family time? Do you have routines in place? In a study commissioned by the Highland Spring Group… the average family spends just 34 minutes per day of quality time together during the week. This is the time where they feel they are actually bonding … Read more

21 Fun Family Bonding Activities That Everyone Will Enjoy

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Recent events around the world have resulted in families spending more time together than ever before. Whether you’re working from home, virtual or home schooling, or simply “laying low”… you’ve been given the opportunity to slow down and enjoy each day. To live in the moment and appreciate the little things.  Some may call it … Read more

15 Staycation Ideas for Couples and Families in 2024

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With the start of summer just around the corner, many people’s thoughts turn towards taking a vacation or day trips. Yes, summer is the time of year when things slow down for most of us… especially if you have kids.  School is out! This means less running around to various activities and a temporary moratorium … Read more

25 Songs About Home (Leaving and Coming Back)

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The concept of home has a different meaning for everyone. For some, it is the place where they were born. Others define home as the place where they lived the longest. Still others call the place where they’re currently living “home.” There are those who maintain that home is not actually a place but a … Read more

7 Ways to Be Less Annoying to Friends and Family

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One of the hardest things to do is take a good look at yourself in the mirror and admit your flaws… not just physical imperfections, but personality glitches.  Think about it. Do you have a tendency to be overbearing?  Are you messy? Maybe you are the queen of guilt trips? Or the king of procrastination? … Read more

11 Habits to Practice When Dealing with a Strong Willed Child

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Imagine this… You’re sitting on a park bench… sun shining bright, warm against your face. The air is crisp. Birds are chirping. Squirrels chasing one another. A group of parents are pushing their children on swings, others are going down slides. It’s the very definition of peaceful. And then it happens… A high pitched scream, … Read more

9 Ways to Help Your Child Build Healthy Habits

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As parents, all our efforts are concentrated on raising our children to be independent, kind and educate them beyond academic knowledge. Children have the immense capacity to absorb and learn, making it a very healthy process of teaching and helping them create healthy habits. Encouraging your child to develop healthy habits, right from the beginning … Read more