If there’s one silver lining of the COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions, it’s perhaps the surging popularity of drive-in movies. What once may have been viewed as antiquity is now a practical way to enjoy a film or two. Today, the drive-in is a fun and unique experience, with ample opportunities for NYC families to partake.
While there is plenty of value in unstructured play time outside of school, there is also the danger of screens occupying this idleness. Regardless of the particular activities your children gravitate toward, there are ample benefits for their personal development – including some that last a lifetime.
While much of the world has gone back to normal, many of us are still painfully aware of the mental and emotional toll the COVID-19 pandemic had on our children. The trends are troubling, but parents hold a lot of power to maintain a healthy, happy household.
Shine’s “Pop-up Field Trip Thursdays” have been one of our favorite pastimes for years now, as we cultivate deeper community relationships with the good people who produce our food. We believe gardening and farming experiences enrich the mind, body, and soul of children and adults alike.
Thanksgiving conjures up warm, cozy memories of turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, pumpkin pie, family, friends, and gratefulness. But who says this day has to come just once a year in chilly November? People love summer weather, pools, and backyard parties – and they love the Thanksgiving feast. Kick off your inaugural Summersgiving with these ideas.