Tagged : Family Fun

There are currently 452 blog entries matching this tag.

Tequesta residents know this is the perfect opportunity for some home bound fun.  Reconnect with the members of your household with basic fun you can do at home with the kids. 

Hire one of your “tweens” as a helper.  If you are working remotely at home, consider hire one of your” tweens” as a mother’s helper. School’s out for everyone, so hire your own” tween” to help entertain and help oversee the little ones or help with an elder in the home.  It’s a win-win for everyone!

Maintain a routine.  Children, especially those experiencing developmental disabilities may find schedule changes and unstructured time anxiety-provoking. Create a schedule that includes wake-up and bedtimes, meals, outdoor play, and learning and free time.

Try an online

155 Views, 0 Comments.

Whether you call it cabin fever or going stir crazy—one thing is for sure, having to lock your kids in the house is no fun for anyone. While it’s important your children understand why they can’t hang out with their friends or do many of the things they usually enjoy, it’s also part of every parent’s job to step up during this pandemic and make sure their kids are doing more than just zonking out in front of your TV.

With that in mind, here are some fun, mentally stimulating things you can help your kids do during this time of quarantine and social distancing:

Set Up a Treasure Hunt

Treasure hunts are pretty easy and depending on how many items there are, could last a while. Hide anywhere from 10 to 20 items around the house or outside to

353 Views, 0 Comments.

These days, staying in is the new going out and what better way to enjoy a night at home is to have some fun.  Being at home is a creative way to mix up your routines and try something new. 

Here are our top things to do at home.

1. Board Games and Puzzles

Whether its playing Chess, Twister or putting together a 1,000 piece puzzle, board games and puzzles are a great way to keep your brain active and keeps you thinking. 

2. Baking

Research has shown that baking is a way for people to relieve stress and what better way to do so then with a tasty treat. 

3.  Stream your favorite movies and TV shows

Now is the time to download Netflix, Disney+, Hulu and other streaming apps and sit back and enjoy some of your favorite movies and TV

123 Views, 0 Comments.

1,000 piece puzzles can be daunting, but are a great way to pass the time with multiple family members and keep that strategic brain busy. During quarantine time, it’s a great idea to designate a table or countertop in a common living area and kind of “puzzle graze” throughout the day. Ponder it awhile, take breaks, or come back to it while watching a movie or over a glass of after dinner wine. Laid out below is a step-by-step guide to completing a 1,000 piece puzzle that, once mastered, you can apply to a puzzle of any size!

Designate a Workspace

Before we take out the pieces, designate a specific workspace in a common area of the house like the dining room, a large coffee table, or a large kitchen island. Note the dimensions of the puzzle you're

122 Views, 0 Comments.

If boredom is your main concern during the Coronavirus—then, frankly, you should consider yourself lucky. Things could be far worse. With that said, many around the country are experiencing a level of boredom and isolation they may never have felt before. Such feelings can be bad for your mental health, and poor mental health has been shown to weaken your immune system as well as negatively impact your physical health in a number of other ways. Now is not the time to have a weakened immune system! Accordingly, here are 8 things you can do while stuck in quarantine.

Stream a New Series

Aside from being able to rent in-theater movies straight off of Prime Video, there is likely a variety of entertaining TV series on NetFlix, Disney Plus, Hulu,

349 Views, 0 Comments.

Glamping is where nature meets luxury. If you’ve never heard the term before glamping, it simply means “glamourous camping.”

Glamping—or, for that matter, just good ole’ fashioned camping—is something you can safely do while practicing social distancing.

The people like to travel has changed. We no longer want a generic, one-size-fits-all vacation. All-inclusive resorts are out, authentic real-life experiences are in. Here are a few great places to go glamping in the Palm Beaches.

Headwaters

In our own backyard is the Headwaters Eco Retreat. Using old shipping containers on the banks of the Loxahatchee River, in Jupiter they have built a unique glamping destination. The main lodge at the Headwaters Eco Retreat is comprised of three

152 Views, 0 Comments.

Palm Beach County has some of the best outdoor parks in the country. Wildlife, beaches and beautiful landscapes, Palm Beach County has it all. Here are a few of our favorite outdoor parks.

Riverbend Park

If you want to get a little history with your nature walk, Riverbend is the spot. It is adjacent to the Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park, site of two 1838 battles of the Second Seminole Indian War, and the Loxahatchee River, designated a National Wild and Scenic River, runs through it. There are 7 miles of equestrian trails and about 10 miles of walking trails. Fishing and picnicking areas, too.

Dyer Park

Located in Palm Beach Gardens between West Palm and Jupiter, Dyer is a 560-acre inland park is a good spot for running. There are

104 Views, 0 Comments.

With the warmer weather approaching, South Florida is a great place to get out of the water and enjoy a nice boat ride. Owning a boat can be a lot of maintenance and expenses but luckily for us here in Palm Beach County, there is several Boat Clubs to consider joining without the hassle. 

Several Boating Clubs around the area offer affordable memberships for you to join and get out on the water.  There is many advantages of joining a Boat Club that include reserving whichever boat you wish to take out that day online or by calling and the boat will waiting for you either at your home, marina or Boat Club for your convenience when you arrive. The Clubs offer a large variety and sizes of boats for you to choose from, with new boats arriving to their

70 Views, 0 Comments.

Lion Country Safari is one of Palm Beach County’s most popular attraction for both locals and visitors. The safari is the only drive through and walk through safari in the entire State of Florida. Located in Western Palm Beach County, the safari is home to more than 600 acres and was founded in 1967. 

Lion Country Safari is home to more than 1000 animals from six different continents that roam freely throughout the seven different sections of the safari grounds.  Some of the notable species and animals that roam freely include zebras, chimpanzees, lions, white rhinos, and giraffes. 

The Lion Country Safari claims to be the first cage free safari in the United States.  The safari has won numerous awards and recognitions throughout the years

110 Views, 0 Comments.

Palm Beach County has some of the best biking trails in all of South Florida. Here are a few of our favorite spots.

The Hill

The Hill in West Palm Beach is one of the few actual hills in South Florida where you can bike some steep inclines to test your endurance. The bike path is made out of crushed shell rock and is approximately 2.4 miles long and about 2 feet wide. Even though you will ride through native forests, most of the trail is exposed to the sun, so wear appropriate clothing and apply sunblock.

  • When: Everyday, sunrise to sunset.
  • Where: 7301 Haverhill Road West Palm Beach, Florida 33412
  • Cost: Free

Riverbend Park

Riverbend Park covers over 600 acres of natural, untouched South Florida land. The park has a couple of

125 Views, 0 Comments.