People often say that if you want to raise a happy, healthy, well-behaved child, the secret lies in fostering a close bond with them. However, this could prove to be difficult, especially for parents who have to balance a full-time job and other responsibilities. As a parent, you always strive towards teaching your kids to be more organized, polite, responsible, etc. But, it would be best if you made it a point to also relate with them and not treat them like a project you need to perfect.Read more
Archives for May 2020
Quarantine Summer Plans
We are officially on summer break and most of you are finishing up as well. But with so many summer camps, pools and vacation spots still closed and possibly for the entire summer, we have to be creative. We have to find unique ways to keep the kids and ourselves entertained. Not for the entire summer, but at least for some of the days.
Other than walking, hiking, biking – here is a list of 10 fun things kids can do during our COVID-19 summer (some of these will require adult supervision).Read more
DIY: Recycle your kids old crayons
Last week we received two big black garbage bags of school supplies at our door step. Don’t worry, it wasn’t a prank. It was just our kids leftover school supplies.
Since we weren’t allowed back in school, the teachers packed up all of the kids stuff and dropped them off. Sad but convenient.
Well, we cleaned up what we could. Saved what was salvageable for next year and tossed everything that was broken. Except the crayons. Those, we…
…come on down. Let us show you what we did.Read more
Illinois Parks that are Open for Limited Use During COVID-19
Please note, this is directly from www2.illinois.gov and it has all the information you need to help you find an open park in your area.
Have a wonderful time and don’t forget to tag me in some of your photos ❤@hazel.eyes.momRead more
End of Year Teacher Gifts
Everything about this year stands out. So should the teachers end of year gifts, right?
I really appreciate their collaborative efforts of putting together an eLearning plan in such a short period of time. The kids haven’t missed a beat and I am so grateful.
Here are a few traditional and more not so traditional end of year gift ideas.Read more