Best Day Ever Ranch - The Best Way to Camp! I was trying to find a way to ‘sort of’ camp and spend some time outside, but still have the nerdy luxury of air conditioning and WiFi. (Two absolute stables in a geeky Dad’s life.) Well my good friends at FunCityStuff, either in humor or in helpfulness, invited Codeman and I out to Best Day Ever Ranch for fun and outdoor activities.
Fred’s iLike Category – Product Reviews
Fred Campos, @FullCustodyDad blogger, reviews and discusses products and services that he likes and loves. You may not like them because you have to remember, Fred’s a geek.
The Game of Life is one of the oldest board games in American history. It’s also one of the most popular games from Milton Bradley. Unlike Monopoly, the Game of Life will end at a particular point, which means you can generally finish the game in an evening.
Almost any family that has a closet filled with board games owns a Monopoly game. If they're like me, they may even have Monopoly Junior game for players under 8 years old. So, why is a game that's been on store shelves since 1933 still so popular today? Well, it's fun to play, of course. But there are also a lot of life lessons to learn from Monopoly.
Being a five year-old kid is a magical time of learning. The learning window is wide open in Kindergarten. Children begin reading, meeting classmates, and learning how to interact in society. So much early life experience occurs during their playtime at this age. I recommend parents not only read to their kids 30 minutes everyday, but that they also take an hour a week and play family board games.
If the adage, which I believe, that "consistent blogging helps your business" then tools that help you stay on top of your blogging are something to consider. Nothing has changed my blogging as much as CoSchedule. I absolutely love this product! I could not imagine planning out or promoting my post through social media without utilizing this wonderful gizmo.
I have two boys ages 11 and 5 who are very much computer addicted to free "PapaLouie" games. I have no idea where they get their laptop obsession. I try very hard to make some time and actually play these online games with them (or next to them). I have to say most of them are very good...
I just finished up a year-long contract in Minneapolis that required me to fly up there from Dallas monthly. As a turnkey contractor, I always try to fly as cheaply as possible. When we're talking cheap there is one airlines that has taken their price and service to a new low...
Packing the Inside of the eBags TLS 21" Mini Mother Lode Duffel: With 2752 cu. in. of space, both my wife and I were able to pack a four-day dressy trip in this ONE carry-on bag. This just over 8 lbs, light, durable Mother Lode duffel, has more features than IMAX theater on Thanksgiving weekend.
When setting up a reading space, start with the personality of the child. Knowing your child’s personality will increase the odds of getting it perfect. Introvert or extrovert? Recharges alone or is energized by crowds? If you are reading this, the chances are high that your child is either:
It is cheap, with only one fee. I can try it out for a year and turn it off easily if I elect I don't want to renew. It didn't require a special box or someone to run wires around my house or install a satellite dish. For our family, it offered tons of kids programs and just enough shows and movies to completely derail a well oiled family.