Snowed In: 3 FunThings to Do With Kids

Fun Things to Do with Kids on a Snow DayLet’s be honest. With the exception of those of us shoveling in the cold for hours, almost everyone secretly enjoys being completely snowed in for one day.  If you happen to fall into the “nonessential personnel” category,  then you’re off from work and the kiddies are off from school.  Your entire world freezes.  You’re understandably and secretly happy to be unable to answer work emails, run errands, rush to take the kids to activities. (Breathing a collective sigh of relief and air high-fiving all of you parents out there.)  You leisurely wake up and think of the full breakfast you’re able to make today since the 5 minutes your schedule allows on a regular workday never allows you to make the breakfast your heart desires.  Suddenly, you realize that the inevitable is bound to happen; within the next couple of hours your children will tell you that they are bored.  However, today will be different.

Here are 3  Fun Things to Do With Your Children on a Snow Day:

(Disclaimer: This post was approved by kid-approved by my 10-year-old daughter to make sure that these activities aren’t just fun for us parents.) Continue reading “Snowed In: 3 FunThings to Do With Kids”

5 Miraculous Benefits of Green Tea

Green tea has long been known as the magical tea. Research has shown the green tea is packed full of antioxidants and healing properties. These antioxidants are known as Catechins. The less processed the tea is, the more of these Catechins it contains. So let’s take a look at some of these benefits.

  1. Can help prevent a range of heart conditions, from high blood pressure to congestive heart failure, because it lowers cholesterol and increases blood flow.
  2. Keeps your blood sugar level.
  3. Protects your body against negative effects from a high-fat diet.
  4. Improves memory and brain function.
  5. Can help relax and destress due to a natural chemical called theanine found in green tea.

Not only has green tea been proven to help all these areas in your body, but it also can remind us to take a tea break here and there. It is so easy to get caught up in the stress of the day, so take a break and let the tea do the magic.

5 Tasks You Must Do Even When There Is No Time

Working families really do run double lives. Work life is sandwiched in between home life everyday and you try to keep both separate. But sometimes you end up blending the two because you think you can read over a new contract while you finish making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich—granted, you’ve done it before.

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