Parents need to instill life skills into their children that will serve useful in their future. These are tasks such as cooking a meal or learning to do their own laundry. These differ from a child’s chores, which are tasks that benefit the household.
It is undeniably hard work but tenting will create many memorable moments for your family. We replace our four walls with our plastic cabin - the Coleman eight man tent. Our minivan & cargo carrier are akin to Mary Poppins bag - even our friends are aghast at how much "things" they can store...
We all have dreams for our children. We want them to be happy, fulfilled, successful. For some, it is about what they do with their lives. For me, I have realized, that it is about how I want my girls to feel. The rest will come. There are 7 feelings I want my 2 daughters to possess as they grow.
Summertime typically brings hot weather and family vacations. Swimming and playing in water can be a big part of summer plans! However, playing with water is a sensory-filled activity. With a little preparation you can be sure that your child’s next water outing or swim lesson is a success.
Almost four years ago we emigrated from Ireland to Canada with our two young children. They were surrounded by loving grandparents, doting Aunts and Uncles and adoring cousins. We knew nobody in Canada. Ireland was in a deep recession and we were another fleeing family seeking a better future.