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Summer Boredom Buster Activities

You hear it every summer. Your kids are done school and suddenly have all this time off. Then comes the dreaded 3 words… “Mom, I’m bored!” So, today I’ve put together some Summer Boredom Buster ideas to avoid those three words, or give them something to do when they say those three words! 

My favourite is the “Are You Bored?” poster. It’s an acrostic using the word BORED. 

Have you…

How to Unplug and Enjoy Time with Family this Summer

Do you ever feel like you are constantly weighed down by your cell phone, pressing emails, social media and all the other devices we feel we need to be plugged in to? I know I do. All too often I find myself aimlessly scrolling through Facebook or Pinterest and before I know it, it’s been over an hour and I’ve been ignoring my husband and kids! 

While technology has brought us many great things, it’s also brought a lot more stress. Being connected 24 hours a day, 7 days a week has taken its toll on us both mentally and physically. Luckily, summer is a great time to take a bit of a technology detox. There are so many other things we could be doing with our time… especially at summertime! 

Father’s Day Gift Guide

I find Father’s Day gifts to be one of the hardest gifts to buy. Unless your guy has a specific hobby that you can add to each year, it can be really hard to come up with what to get. Lucky for you, I’m here to help you with a few ideas this year!  

If you have young children, I find homemade gifts to be the best option. What Dad doesn’t love getting gift made just for them by their little ones. A few that we have done in the past year are: