Disclosure: This post is sponsored. Links were also provided. It is often a struggle for a family to find a great holiday destination that every member can find enjoyment in, with so many different ages and interests entering in to the equation. When considering Portugal, Lisbon trips are ideal travel options for families who want to relax because of the city's laid-back environment and captivating attractions. Perhaps not the first destination that comes to mind with regards to a family holiday, Lisbon in fact has a lot to offer for a fulfilling break all ages can enjoy. Here are a few kid-friendly attractions in Lisbon that are worth a visit... 4 Kid-Friendly Attractions in Lisbon St. George's Castle Visible from almost every inch of the city, St. George's castle is a fortress dating back to Roman times. Once a royal palace, the castle is now a thriving tourist attraction that gives visitors a real sense of Portuguese history. The adults will enjoy learning about the … [Read more...]
Children and Tech: Important Facts You Need to Know!
I was reading a very interesting article on Yahoo! Parenting about children and tech. I was thrilled to see this important topic on such a highly viewed media source. It makes me believe that maybe--just maybe parents will begin to get the vital information they need in regards to their children and tech! Children and Tech I started researching this topic about a year ago, and was shocked at all that I did not know. I was also surprised by the fact that what I discovered was not publicized more prominently! 3 things you may want to consider when exposing your children to tech... 1. As posted in the Yahoo! Parenting post, the American Academy of Pediatrics updated its guidelines for children and media use last year. They recommend that kids under two have no screen time, and that kids over two should be limited to two hours or less a day. I recommend that you follow ALL the links in the article! 2. In my research over this past year, I discovered that WiFi can be … [Read more...]
Just Dance 2015: Get Kids Fit with Fun!
Just Dance 2015 is a great way to get your kids fit with fun! Not only does it get them moving, it teaches them coordination, and they get to have fun while doing it! Seriously, any time you add fun into the mix of anything healthy, kids will be much more likely to engage. I believe that Just Dance 2015 offers an opportunity to help stop the couch potato lifestyle we seem to have these days, and get kids exercising without even realizing it! Just Dance 2015 is not an exercise game, however, it is a dancing game, and dancing equates exercise in my book! Just Dance 2015 The first song that my girls picked was, of course, Let it Go from Disney's Frozen... It was the perfect song for these sisters to test out their skills! My youngest could have gone on for days...LOL! I do want to point out that this may not be suitable for younger children. The box says 10 and up for lyrics. There are lyrics on some of the songs that I do not let my little one listen to--even … [Read more...]