We are just days away from Christmas. Are you trying to decide which activities you and your family will do this weekend? Here are a few of my favorite holiday traditions to do with my own family. Here’s a piece of advice: you don’t need to do EVERY tradition! Once you start, your kids might expect you to follow through every year. Figure out what makes you all happy and do that together. Lights Whether it’s hanging your own or driving around to look at lights, this is a relatively low-key activity that will get you all in the holiday
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Valentine’s Day for a third-grader means decorated shoe boxes filled with chalky hearts. At age 13, it means carnations from secret admirers and awkward dances. At 21, it means a LBD and a fancy restaurant. Now, 4 kids and mortgage later, it doesn’t exactly mean the same thing and those Valentine’s traditions vary. When a “real life” mom plans a Valentine’s date, these things typically come to my mind: Finding a babysitter who doesn’t have plans, the cost of said babysitter, making dinner reservations, crowded and overpriced restaurants, and then the feeling of disappointment because my expectations didn’t hit reality.
Here’s a quick and easy holiday activity for you and your little ones! DIY cereal ornaments! The holidays are a perfect time to create memories with your family. We think fun activities like these promote family bonding and lots of smiles during the holiday season. I don’t know about you guys, but December has passed by rather quickly. With Christmas just a few short days away, we are getting into the last-minute ornament making and cookie baking stage. One of my favorite ornaments to make with my little guy are these cereal wreath ornaments. They are super fun to make