• Kids Doing Chores in Garden
    Family Pack,  Home Base

    Empower Kids Through Chores

    Want to raise hard-working and independent kids that turn into responsible and successful adults? It all starts with giving them a purpose and voice within your family unit. Children need to feel like a valued, respected and appreciated part of their family. What better way than empowering them through chores (not to mention how much you’ll love all the help)! There are SO many ways you can incorporate chores with your kids! You have to do what works best for you…every family dynamic is different. But what remains constant is kids benefit from chores. They develop a good work ethic and feel more loved when they contribute to the greater…

  • Battle Free Bedtime Pillow Fight
    Family Pack,  Kid Approved

    Battle Free Bedtime

    Consistency, consistency, consistency! In order to ensure a battle free bedtime, you must have a predictable sequence of events. If age appropriate, involve your child in making the schedule so they feel ownership and you increase buy-in. Post the schedule on the wall for everyone to see and refer back to when necessary. Be sure the schedule is specific as far as the order you will do things, how many books you will read and even how many hugs/kisses will be given. Sleep associations are incredibly strong. It’s not so much what you do, but how you do it. Let’s make bedtime a battle free zone! Tips & Tricks So…

  • Family Staycation Family Holding Hands
    Family Pack,  Travel and Outings

    Top Ten Family Staycation Ideas

    Ever needed a vacation from your vacation? You spend a week away in some exotic, beautiful place only to come home stressed from the travel, overwhelmed from the heap of laundry staring you in the face and pinching pennies to try to catch back up financially. Look, we’ve all been there! Let’s be real though. There are some years, a vacation just isn’t in the cards for your family. Whether you had some unexpected car issues, dentist bills were higher that anticipated or life just happened, sometimes a staycation is just what the checkbook ordered. Good news, we have the answer for you! These are our top ten family staycation…