by Courtney Sullivan
Holidays and Celebrations
Serve these non-alcoholic drinks to the entire family and offer as an alternative for party guests who prefer not to drink alcohol.
Despite the hectic pace, the crowds, the non-stop activities and people vying for your attention, there's something magical about the season. We've compiled a few suggestions to help you snatch it up in your Santa cap and have you both appreciating why that jolly ole' elf may be chuckling "ho-ho-ho!"
Making plans for your New Year's Eve when you have a baby has a way of reminding you how much your life has changed. Even if you could fit into that little cocktail dress, you know that it will be close to impossible to find a babysitter for the evening's revelries.
We've gathered together a list of top resolutions and then looked at techniques that can help you build new habits and come back with bragging rights!
by Kas Winters, Mother of Family Ideas™
In our family, we focus more on the fun of being together than on the gifts given or received. Some of the most memorable items exchanged are often inexpensive, handmade or ones that make us laugh. We'll admit that opening gifts is seldom boring, but it's quite a bit of fun to make the exchange itself amusing. We remember those chuckles for years.
Pumpkin carving, painting, or decorating is one of those activities that can bring family members of all ages and descriptions together for a good time. It fun and a bit messy, which many kids enjoy. Parents can teach safety for use of sharp tools, while providing an opportunity for creativity to blossom. This activity, along with the family conversations that occur when you are playing together can make memories that last a lifetime.
Valentine's Day is not about what you buy -- but a celebration of love you have with your family! Kas Winters, The Mother of Family Ideas™ presents these family friendly ideas for making Valentines, planning a special meal and fun activities to round out your night.
This time of year is perfect for teaching kids lessons in charity and thinking of others! Remember, even Santa has helpers!
This is such a fun time of year, with fall festivities, Halloween, visits to the pumpkin patch and more! Let your little ones capture those special memories in a craft that can be treasured for years to come!