Our kids require a lot time and attention, don't they? They have all kinds of needs and desires clamoring to be met. At the same time, small children are amazingly easy to please, even delight. As we go about our everyday routines with them, it takes only a bit of imagination and effort to transform the mundane into the magical.
The best ideas for turning the same-old-same-old into something special generally come from our kids. They know how to play, and can make anything into a game. Here are a few of their ideas that have livened up our days to great effect.
Yes Days! When you find yourself saying "no" more often than you'd like, when, indeed, you start to feel like a broken record that keeps skipping back and forth between "no, no, no" and "stop," then the whole family may be ready for a "yes day." Pick a day that has no other big agenda, and within the bounds of safety and reason, start saying yes. You'd like to do finger paints and play dough and beading all in theRead More »from Four Ways to Make the Everyday Special