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Things to bring on family camping trip with children

Things to bring on family camping trip with children

General
Planning for the Weather When Camping Parents need to plan for all types of weather when camping with children. Although the afternoons may be warm and sunny, evenings and mornings can be quite cool even in warmer climates. Packing for cool temperatures will ensure everyone’s comfort during the trip. Children should have access to sweatshirts, long sleeved shirts, pants, socks and sturdy shoes. Dressing in layers will get the family through the day without numerous clothing changes. Since the overnight hours can be especially cool in a tent, bringing a few extra blankets will increase the chances of a good night’s sleep for everyone. Placing several blankets under a sleeping bag, or using a portable crib for babies and toddlers, will get little sleepers off the ground and help ke...
Spoons family card game playing rules

Spoons family card game playing rules

Gaming
Spoons is a variation of the Crazy Eights game but is much more physically involved. The object of the game is for players to get rid of their cards, the first one to be successful at this wins. For groups of three to eight children or adults, it is something more than real gambling slots. The Playing Deck and the Spoons The number of spoons used in the game equals the number of players minus one. So if there are six players, as seen in cash slot machines, five spoons should be used. It is possible to use other objects besides spoons, if desired, but they should be easy to grab and not have sharp edges. For this reason, forks and knives are not recommended. Spoons is played with two standard 52-card decks, shuffled together. No jokers are used in spoons, traditionally, unlike slot...
Love marriage problem – Pros and cons of two income

Love marriage problem – Pros and cons of two income

Career
Love marriage problem - At some point, a career woman may also find the need to balance the demands of work and the family as traditionally the wife is responsible for most of the household and childcare responsibilities. Higher academic qualifications, excellent performance on the job and career advancement opportunities given by the company are some reasons that may have propelled the wife's career and income ahead of the husband's. Some men may view the wife's success as a reflection of their inadequacy to provide for the family and this becomes the beginning of love marriage problem. Career and Two-Income Marriage Defined In most industrialized countries, the traditional gender role attitudes and cultural norms which dictate that the husband is the breadwinner while the wi...
GPS for seniors for family road trips

GPS for seniors for family road trips

Technology, Travel
GPS for seniors - You might considering ditching that old-fashioned, clumsy folding map if you get exposed to a GPS for seniors unit. The GPS for seniors gadget, which can either be built in or purchases as portable handheld units, make family travel with seniors dramatically less stressful. Here are the top reasons to take a GPS for seniors unit on your next family vacation: You always know where you are. That is almost reason alone to get a GPS for seniors unit, especially if you've ever wandered lost in a bad neighborhood with kids in the back. That is not a pleasant feeling. You always know when you will get there. Granted, it's an estimated time of arrival. But it's great to have a quick comeback to the age-old family road trip question. You can find what you want. Nee...
Top Family Friendly Attractions in Atlanta, Georgia

Top Family Friendly Attractions in Atlanta, Georgia

Featured, Travel
If you're heading to Atlanta, Georgia for some work but are bringing the kids, there are plenty of activities to be enjoyed. After all, if it is a trip where business meetings are scheduled, the kids will need to be entertained. Consequently, having a few places to visit will make the trip more enjoyable, and perhaps even educational. So, grab the camera, put on comfortable shoes and get ready to have a great time! When planning a fun Atlanta trip, be sure to include these great locations on the “To Do’ list. Entertainment over Education Center For Puppetry Arts- This Atlanta treasure has been around for many years and, while guests will learn about the history of puppets and their many uses, ca take classes and can attend workshops, for many the primary focus would be on the ...
Planning A Unique Family Vacation

Planning A Unique Family Vacation

Travel
As a parent nothing beats watching your child learn something new and seeing them light up with the joy of discovery. You want to follow them around and live through their eyes! Whether you’re planning a day trip, vacation, or extended getaway for your family fostering discovery is definitely on the to-do list. After all only so much can be learned in the classroom. At some point your children have to go out and experience things in order to truly learn about them. Why not during a family outing? Ecotourism is a great way to experience the joys of vacationing, while broadening you and your family’s horizons. Here we’ll talk about all the amazing ways you and your family vacation can enjoy this incredible, relatively new, and ever expanding method of tourism. Many popular standard to...