I have always loved to watch the Olympics. There is just something so exciting about watching an event that only occurs every four years and features the best athletes in the world.
This year I will get to share the excitement of the summer Olympics with my own kids (4 and 6) for the first time. I’ve already started to get them excited by coloring in flags of various countries to make a banner to hang in our living room during the Games.
Watching the Olympics with your children is a fun way to bond while also teaching them a great deal. Check out my article on Parent.co where I discuss some of the benefits of watching the Olympics with your kids. Here is the link: 6 Reasons to Get Excited About Watching the Olympics with Kids.Read More »
We just got back from a three day stay in Pittsburgh. I could write a lovely travel post about all of the fun, family-friendly activities we did – Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Point State Park, PNC Park for a Pirates game, and a river boat ride!
Or, I could write about how despite our fun-filled itinerary, the kids complained their way through most of the Steel City, and by the third night I was done being patient and did a lot of yelling.Read More »
My son turned six on July 4th. SIX! I still can’t believe it. It certainly does not seem like six years have passed since I sat in my hospital room overlooking the Susquehanna River and watched firework on the first night of my son’s life.Read More »
In an effort to thwart summer boredom and to bounce us out of a routine, I vowed to do one new thing a day with the kids this summer. At the ages of four and five, it is the perfect time to instill a love of adventuring. Childhood wonder still exists, and they are eager to experience all that they are able.Read More »