Creating a comfort box is as simple as gathering comfort items and setting them aside. You can use one large box, like I do, or you can create a box for each family member. For the youngest kids, you may have to make some educated guesses on comfort items, but for the rest of the family, just ask.
A Spring Break Bucket List & Printable
t’s a problem all parents face: a long, endless week with children used to being occupied with friends and school. They say they want to “do nothing,” but you don’t want them turning into couch potatoes…plus after an hour with the TV they are waiting impatiently for you to entertain them.
I have a solution for you! Sit down together at the beginning of the vacation and create a Spring Break Bucket List of fun family activities. Let each child (and parent!) pick something they want to do during the week. Maybe each child gets a day, or an activity within a day. You don’t have to travel to keep busy. Take advantage of the fun, free stuff you can do at home and mix in a few fun things around town.
Calming the home: 5 ways to make your house a calmer place
Winter, spring, summer, or fall, no matter the time of year, some households just scream chaos. When your home life is chaotic, it’s easy to lose control of your kids’ behavior…or even your own. Here are five tips and relaxing activities to keep your home a little calmer.