"It happens all the time, they all become blueberries." - Willy Wonka You've really done it this time haven't you, you picked too many blueberries! Man, I can relate. Every year, it still amazes me how many actually make it into the bucket! Don't worry, I got you. From reading a book, to enjoying a cocktail with your girlfriends, these are some sure fire ways to create some lasting memories this blueberry picking season.
One of our favorite summer traditions in Michigan is heading to one of the local family owned u-pick strawberry farms. Head out first thing in the morning to beat the heat for the best berries (and the best chance not to have at least one child meltdown). If you manage to put more berries in the bucket then in your belly, then we've some great recipes to put those 10 lbs of strawberries to use.
It's time to grab your DIY tools, throw on those safety glasses and create that accent wall you've always been wanting to.
Here are some challenges that will bring out your brainiac, competitiveness, type-A, creativity, and forgotten inner child.
Family dinners can be the most important part of your child’s day. I’m not talking about what your child eats (although that is important too!), but more arguably the conversation. A family dinner is a huge predictor of how well rounded your child will become. The more frequently kids eat dinner with their family boosts children’s developmental state, improves both their mental and physical health, and increases the family bond. All these positives seem like enough reason to make it a priority to sit down once a day as a family. Whatever that might look like for you! So how do you create a family dinner that works for everyone…