Category Archives: Big Family Life

Preparing for the Worst When Things are Going Great

It’s some sage advice I guess that of how one should never make promises when they’re really happy, or indeed make life altering plans. I totally agree with that, but it can be misinterpreted to mean that one should never prepare for the worst case scenario when things are going really well in their lives. On the contrary, this is the best time to prepare for the worst and you should in fact make preparations for the worst case scenario when some of the bad times are nowhere to be seen and don’t seem like they’ll be in sight for the foreseeable future. (more…)

How Do I End My Day? Of Course, With A Game of Solitaire

I am a busy mom. With three kids and two dogs in my home to care for, my day is very eventful. The stress and anxiety of handling a household of six, sometimes gets the best of me. I end up with a headache. There is so much of cooking, cleaning, and grocery shopping that I barely ever think about doing anything else. Still, I manage to end my day with a smile. Do you know how? I play a game of solitaire. (more…)

Tips for Keeping the Car Clean

We’ve all seen it, a car interior that looks like an atomic bomb was detonated directly from its passenger seat. Paper, food wrappers, dirty socks, and all manner of things rain down throughout the car’s interior like a Tsunami. That car that has a smell, what is that smell? Something most likely crawled into the abyss and died there happily. Keeping your car from becoming this car is easy with a little effort and a few simple tips. (more…)

What Are the Benefits of Children Growing Up with Pets

Teaching your children some important life lessons can be a bit challenging sometimes, but it really doesn’t have to be like that at all. Having a pet in your family is probably one of the best things you can do if you want your kids to grow into happy, responsible, and self-confident young people, so what are you waiting for? Here are five benefits of children growing up with pets, so check them out and get one as soon as possible! (more…)

Fun and Frugal Ideas for a Family Night-in

Truth be told, if there’s something that can keep a family together, holding family nights regularly is right up there. Even a single family fun night per week is better than none, especially in the times we’re living in. The busy schedules that everyone has to put up with in modern days have made getting quality family time really difficult. Kids come late after attending music practice, scouting or sports training sessions while parents work for longer hours. Even when everyone’s home, family time is stolen by tablets, smartphones and computers, and loneliness remains. However, don’t despair yet. Read on for some simple and inexpensive things to do on a family night-in. (more…)