Preparing for an Empty Nest

An empty nest amidst green leaves on slim branches.

Parenting is one of the most challenging, and one of the most rewarding experiences in your life. So what do you do when you suddenly realize that you can’t continue doing it anymore? Often labelled as the Empty Nest Syndrome, the feeling of loss and loneliness as your last child leaves your … Read more

6 Fantastic Activities for the Whole Family

6 Fantastic Activities for the Whole Family

Family is the most important thing in life, and they should always come first. However, how can you expect children to learn that without having a real bond with their parents and siblings? Doing activities together can bring people together and make them more comfortable around each other. You will also create … Read more

50 Date Night Ideas

Date nights are one of my favorite things in life.  I actually think that I like date nights now more than I did in my single days.  Here are some of my favorite date night ideas – please note that some of them are at-home date nights, so you’ll have to make arrangements … Read more

Traditions

Some of my best childhood memories are of our family traditions, especially the ones we made up on our own.  I always knew that when I had my own family, traditions would be a big part of our life.  Not only do traditions provide a sense of family unity, but they’re usually … Read more

30 ways to Bond with Your Children

30 ways to Bond with Your Children

In your children’s eyes, you can do no wrong.  Make the most of this stage by spending quality time with your little ones. Try one each day for a month to show those kiddos how special they really are. Makeup a handshake – the sillier, the better!  Feel free to include shimmies, … Read more