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Haunted House: Creating Your Own

Ghouls. Witches. Hyper-active children. What could be more fun at Halloween than making haunted house of your very own? If you’re wondering how to get started, these tips and tricks will help. Pick A Theme Making a haunted house can be an overwhelming task, but picking a theme gives you a starting point. Some themes […]

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Family Halloween Party Ideas

When you’re throwing a family-friendly Halloween party, you don’t want to give your guests the creeps! If you’re the host of this year’s block party or plan to invite over a few friends, you need some smashing  family Halloween party ideas. Steer clear of those bloody, body parts — look at these ideas for inspiration. Family […]

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Halloween Costume Ideas You Can Make With Your Child

Halloween with your child can be one of the most fun times of the year. From pumpkin carving to trick-or-treating, the holiday is full of enjoyable opportunities for a great time with the kids. Going to the local department store and picking out a costume is fine, but you miss out on an exciting activity […]

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Halloween Group Costume Ideas

Group Costume Ideas Halloween will be here soon, and if you don’t have a costume yet it’s time to do some serious brainstorming. The best things about Halloween are dressing up and being with your friends and family; and it’s especially enjoyable to combine the two. If this year’s Halloween plans include a party or […]

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Halloween Games for Your Next Halloween Party

Halloween Games It’s getting to be that time of year again. The time of year when kids are back in school, leaves are falling off the trees and kids look forward to going out trick or treating or to Halloween parties with their friends. What’s that? You say you have the decorations and food ideas […]

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Fall is Here, So Here We Go

When we as parents wonder how to encourage thankfulness in our children one of the easiest ways is simply to be involved with their lives and demonstrate our thankfulness for their joy.  Now that fall is here and the leaves are starting to change there are a multitude of activities for families to jump into that will […]

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Activities and Games To Play with Your Grandchildren

Grandparents love participating in their grandchildren’s life and are involved in a special relationship with their grandchildren. Every grandparent loves to share family history, tell stories and pass on family traditions. With this, as well as many other activities, a deep bond forms between you and your grandchild. It doesn’t matter what the distance is […]

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How to Roast Marshmallows the Safe and Delicious Way

With fall and winter quickly approaching, it is the perfect time to teach your kids how to roast marshmallows. While many people consider summer to be the best time to roast marshmallows, depending on where you live it could be too hot to roast marshmallows during the summer. The chilly months that are quickly coming is […]

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Childrens Party Themes: Bring Elmo to Life!

If you’re a parent who always throws a great party for your kid(s), and this year you’re a little tapped for ideas, I know how you feel. I’ve become frazzled and stressed because I wanted my child to have a memorable birthday, but I couldn’t quite figure out how to keep a bunch of rambunctious […]

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How to Spend Quality Time with Your Children – Retro Fun in a Techie World

How to Spend Quality Time With Your Children So, you’ve decided to turn off the tablets and smart phones, unplug the television, hide the video controllers, and take a holiday from tech.  Yeah, we know it’s hard.  But you are a parent, and you know that great families require real time and real interaction. But […]

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