Children who are outside are healthier, happier, show fewer instances of ADHD, have a greater appreciation for the environment, and learn healthy, risk-taking skills.
With the help of some creative mommas and guidelines from the CDC, Fort Worth Moms gathered some fun alternative options for making the most out of Halloween 2020.
Beyond enhancing gross motor skills, yoga teaches children coping techniques to help them stay calm during life’s stressful moments, which can help manage stress and social anxiety. Yoga also improves executive functions in children’s brains like cognitive control, working memory, and cognitive flexibility.
Many parents have children who are feeling the effects of isolation. Use this list to bring joy and hope into Easter as you teach them bigger life lessons about love and sacrifice.
Celebrate the birthday kiddos with hand-drawn greetings from friends using sidewalk chalk. Neighborhood friends can create chalked greetings in front of their home so that the birthday can be celebrated with a “chalk-walk” through the neighborhood to see all the messages.
Here are some tips, not just to help you get through it, but to go beyond that and actually find some joy in the midst of it.
Right here at Fort Worth Moms we are doing the same scramble to figure out schedules and work responsibilities while simultaneously prepping for kids being out of school and away from extracurricular events for numerous days. We scoured our archives for resources and ideas to help you (and us too) navigate these uncharted waters.