Rainy Day Activities

Rainy Day Activities

Here are some rainy day activities for those dreary and wet summer days when your little ones are asking you what they can do. Boredom can lead to all kinds of trouble and frustrating situations, so we’ve thought of some fun things you can do with your kids when they can’t be outside playing because of […]

6 Family Activities Your Family Must Do This Summer

Family activities

Summer will soon be here and your kids will be home from school and ready for some fun family activities full of adventure. What will you do with them this summer? If you haven’t got a clue, last summer we published 65 Inexpensive Kids Activities For This Summer. That post might get you thinking and planning […]

Tech Tuesday: Sen.se Mother

Sense Mother

When it comes to personal technology, it doesn’t get much more personal than Sen.se Mother. Sen.se has created something here that has enormous potential. Through a combination of small sensors (called Cookies) and a  home base, Sen.se is hoping to make, well, sense of your world and the things that matter to you. The Sen.se […]

Snowed In and Bonding: What the Family Can Do Indoors on a Snow Day

Snowed In

Snowy winter weather brings work and school snow days the only option. Winter vacation time can also mean “staycations” during cold and snowy days. When you find yourself stuck at home with the family without any plans, it’s time to get creative and dig up something fun to do. Snow days are the a perfect […]

Halloween: Carving Pumpkins

Halloween Decorating

Our family has had a love/hate relationship with Halloween but one Halloween activity our family has always enjoyed doing over the years has been carving pumpkins. This year was no exception. When we saw pumpkins were on sale 2 for $5 Techno Dude and I couldn’t resist. Picking pumpkins is quite a fun activity in […]

Landlocked: The 4 Best Family Vacation Towns in the Continental U.S.

3 SoCal Beaches

Travelers who want to take an exciting vacation around the United States can find many wonderful cities perfectly suitable for families. Many of these travel destinations offer a variety of kid-friendly activities for the entire family to enjoy. Here are four of America’s best vacation towns for families: San Antonio This fun city in Texas […]

What Are The Best After School Activities For Children?

Little Boy playing soccer

Parents everywhere appreciate the teaching that children receive at school.  Despite the great work done by education authorities across the world, many parents realize that the true development of their children comes in what they do outside of the boundaries of their school. Whether it be after school clubs, groups, or somewhere you take your […]

Happy Earth Day!

Young plant against green background

Today we join with the other inhabitants of our planet to celebrate Earth Day. How will you mark this special day that was created to raise awareness of the failing health of our beautiful planet?  May we suggest some ideas that you might want to incorporate into your day? If it’s possible for you, leave […]

Family Time: The Ballet

dancing ballerina

I thought I’d give you a break this week from my budget ramblings and tell you about a fun family tradition of ours. When I was a little girl my sister-in-law made it a point to invite me to the ballet with her and her friends. I loved the dancing and the music and I […]

Fun Family Outings For Parents & Children

Father and daughter looking at library books

Many parents cannot afford to drop amusement park-level sums of money every time they take their children out of the house. While young children are eager to go places, they also do enjoy your company. It can be very rewarding for you and your children to experience inexpensive activities together if you know where to […]