A little ‘old fashioned’ play will do wonders for those hours spent in the car
The truth is that social media is a platform people can use to represent themselves in ways they desire
When life gets too busy and traveling just seems like way too much effort! Why not create a “staycation” for the family?
In this day and age, while technology rules the roost, getting our kids outdoors can be difficult. Surfing the Web on Ipads, “connecting” with friends through social media apps on smartphones, or (if you’re old-school) playing games on Xbox or PlayStation, often takes preference over getting out, running around, rolling on the grass and jumping in the pool.
At some point, I hope that the fantasy of parenthood that I retain will be replaced with the reality that I have come to know.
Family holidays are both a dream and a nightmare, especially when it is with the broader family. The travel time, the close quarters, the differing parenting styles, the relationship dynamics…