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3 Profitable Craft Projects to Keep Kids Creative during Quarantine

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Did quarantine get you and the whole family down? While social distancing and staying at home are the most responsible things to do during this pandemic, it can feel restrictive when you are staying in one place for weeks. Parents know that kids are always the first ones to feel boredom, so they have to find ways to keep them occupied.

On-hand tabletop, card, and video games are fun at first, but the entertainment will eventually stale after a while when everyone has had their fill of playing several days in a row. Take this opportunity to teach moneymaking craft projects that are both fun and profitable. With everyone under the same roof, now’s the best time as any to instill good business acumen and practical values for extra pocket money. You can also even set them for life with lessons they will learn.

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15 Perfectly Positive Things To Do Whilst In Isolation

With so much worry and anxiety from the billions of posts, articles, fake news, images and confusing information that is flying around online right now I want to focus on the positive. I mean, we cannot control what is happening right now out in the real world BUT we can control how we use this time. You will never get time like this again so use it to your advantage. Forget about what’s going on around the world and channel your energy into enjoying something. I have 15 positive things to do whilst in isolation to give you a little inspiration and to help change your current mindset. Continue reading “15 Perfectly Positive Things To Do Whilst In Isolation”

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Essential SAHM Boredom Beaters

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Before you had your baby, you may have thought it would be impossible to feel boredom when staying at home to look after them. After all, there’s so much to do and get used to, and they are such little miracles that will change and grow every day. However, stay at home mums (SAHMs) often do feel bored from time to time. Not because their babies or their role as a mother is boring per se but because they are used to working and interacting with adults all day. Happily, if boredom does begin to strike there are some smart things you can do to beat it. Read on to find out what they are.

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Get Creative: Parents Need Hobbies Too

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If you’re a parent then you probably spend a lot of time buying glitter, clay, paint, and other artistic tools for your kids. Not all of us can be Van Gogh, but every child loves to express themselves in some way. Of course, that isn’t necessarily something we outgrow. Sure, you might have adult responsibilities now. You might have to look after the kids and go to the office from 9 to 5 every day, but what do you do when you get home? Parents should have hobbies too. You should follow in the footsteps of your children and start expressing your creativity. Obviously, you can help your kids with arts and crafts, but you might want your own hobby too. These ideas for artistic ventures will definitely give you some inspiration Continue reading “Get Creative: Parents Need Hobbies Too”

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