A summer bucket list should be a brainstorming session with the entire family. This is a place to explore your own back yard, do things you never have time for during the school year, explore, wonder and have fun, the way summer is intended. What should your bucket list include?
One way to find out more about a family your child wants to visit overnight is to host a sleepover for that family’s child at your home first. Just remember that no actual sleeping happens at most sleepovers.
All kids love to get presents, but they want to give presents, too! The challenge is that it’s hard for kids to make the arrangements, and even harder for them to pay for the gifts. Here are a few gift ideas for Father’s Day that your child can do mostly on their own, for very little money.
Here’s a NEW YEAR’S resolution for parents: I will take charge of my kids’ digital media activities to make them into safe assets for development and family life. I want to keep their minds and brains ‘green’. This will take an ongoing commitment, just like dieting or working on a marriage.
If you have more than one child make more than one of these, since two costs no more than one and it’s fun to go visiting someone else’s playhouse. Put them in different spots in the yard and you’ve got a village.