Tagged: Family Life

Fun Summer Game for Trips- Would You Rather?

Parents often complain that their tweens and teens don’t talk to them. Often, parents also struggle to get their kids to spend quality time together. With summer around the corner, family trips might include long car or airplane rides. This...

Santa-tracker Fun

Christmas is here and many children are eagerly awaiting Santa Claus’ visit. Did you know that there are various sites in which children can track Santa’s progress and location on Christmas? Here are a couple of our favorites. Google’s Santa...

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Family Fun: Camping

In April, we posted about days that National Parks offer free admission. Then in May, we shared ways that you can get active, in honor of Physical Fitness and Sports Month.  Camping is a great way to enjoy physical activity,...

Stress Awareness Day

“Many of us feel stress and get overwhelmed not because we’re taking on too much,but because we’re taking on too little of what really strengthens us” -Marcus Buckingham According to the APA’s 2015 Stress in America survey, adults are getting...

Tips For An Allergy-Friendly Halloween

Trick-or-treating is a fun Halloween tradition for many children. However, for children with food allergies and their parents it can be challenging. The CDC reports that 4.2 million children in the U.S. have a food allergy.  Halloween is a fun...

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Book Review: When Mommy Was Mad

I first came across this book at a library on a quest to find healing books that families can use for free. While there may be some exceptions, I mostly use this book with children ages 5-7.  Author & Illustrator: Lynne...

Mental Health Insurance: A Tiny Bit Less Confused

Two years ago we posted about our venture into a territory unknown to us – mental health insurance; or as the insurance companies say, “behavior health.” In our experiences in working with insurance, we repeatedly came across questions and information...

Kiss and Make Up Day

Relationships are not easy. We all experience conflict and fights with loved ones. Whether you had an argument with a partner, friend, child, or family member, Kiss and Make Up Day is a reminder to make amends. Relationships are important. Whether...