At the time of writing this article, the sun is shining outside. The winter is almost over and it is already getting warmer outdoors. I am really looking forward to preparing our bikes for the first days of spring and get everything ready for our first family bike tour of 2021. And I appreciate that you made it here to check out my FollowMe Tandem Review! Let’s see if we can get your questions answered, shall we? Continue reading →
Being inside doesn’t have to be boring! In fact, you can make it into an enjoyable family bonding time by trying out some fun indoor activities together.
When the memory of outdoor, summertime fun grows distant, finding enjoyable indoor activities to prevent winter boredom can be challenging. It’s not always possible to venture out of the house for family entertainment, so I thought you might like a few ideas for indoor activities all the family can do together at home.
I’ve listed the ideas in five sections, Arts & Crafts, In the Kitchen, Outdoors Indoors, Science Experiment, and Showstopper! Let’s take a more in-depth look at my favorite fun indoor activities for families.
The answer to the question, do video games affect children, can be answered with a resounding YES! But despite what the media might have you believe, not all the effects are negative.
As video gaming continues its popularity, the question of how positively or negatively video games affect children is hotly debated.
From the scientific research conducted on video gameplay, it seems there are various factors that determine this. Here, we’re going to delve into some of that research and look at the positive and negative effects of video games on children.
In recent years, the benefits of meditation for people of all ages have become increasingly apparent. I’m always looking at ways to help my own kids, so I thought it would be good to see how mindfulness meditation for children can benefit them.
Let’s take a look at what “mindfulness meditation” means and how our kids can benefit from it. All from a dad’s “well-grounded” perspective 🙂 After all, it has to be fun, right!?
Finally, 2020 is coming to an end and December the 25th is fast approaching. You may well have purchased all your holiday gifts months ago. Or (like me) have left it all until the last minute! Either way, I thought it might be fun to look at my pick of the trending Christmas gifts for kids in 2020.
In my selection, I’ve chosen three gifts suitable for both boys and girls, that have great reviews and are under $100. Will your child be receiving one?
In this article, I’m going to give you some easy dinner recipes for the family that everyone will enjoy. If like me you find cooking evening meals a bit of a chore, especially after a busy day at work, then my quick and easy recipes for dads are a perfect solution for you!
Kids just love bean bag chairs! I would have to confess that they take me back to my childhood, I sure did love my bean bag chair. They’re the perfect comfy place to relax for kids of any age. In this article, we’re going to be looking at the best bean bag chairs for children and why bean bag chairs are such a great choice, perfect for any home.
I’ll also give you my top three picks that are available on Amazon.com. Continue reading →
A lot of men think that, when they have a son, their bond will automatically appear and be lifelong. For most dads, the moment they hold their son in their arms for the first time, that bond is instantly felt, but the thing is, that doesn’t mean it will stay that way.
If you want to have a strong and lasting close relationship with your son, you have to work at it every single day. You need to spend lots of quality time with your son, teaching him things, sharing experiences and having fun.
With that in mind, here are some fun father and son activities that are great for quality bonding.
I regularly ask myself “Am I a good Father?” – Sometimes, because it’s because I have doubts and feel like I did something wrong; in many cases, however, it’s because I want to constantly evaluate myself: Am I doing a good “job”?
I know I’m not alone in this, and many of you must also ask yourselves the same question. But how can you judge what makes a good dad? I’ve tried to figure out which questions I should answer to find this out, and you can find the results at the end of this article. But first I’d like to share with you some of my thoughts about being a dad and see if I can give us all some clues to help answer this age-old question.
I personally believe that all any child really wants is your love. Some parents may seem like they are doing a good job because they go through the motions. But truly, deeply loving your kid, telling them every day how special they are to you, and showing them by the way you care for them, is of the most value to any child. Continue reading →
Becoming a parent should really come with a manual! In this article, I’ve tried to put together some book ideas to help you with this. They aren’t just books about how to be a good dad but are also books to help you in other practical ways too, like how to build a side hustle and how to manage your work/life balance.
To kick off our list of the best books for dads, let’s take a look at this hilarious guide written by Doug Moe. Continue reading →