Posts in Enriched Family
October 2019 Kid and Family Activities in Austin

Oh, hello October! Is time moving super fast or am I just trying to keep up?! At a certain point I just had to stop and wrap up this blog post as October is one of those months in Austin when there are so many fun, family-friendly events happening. Get out there and enjoy the slightly cooler weather (predictions of 80-something degrees! I will gladly take it.) with your families. Hope Enriched Family's roundup of kid and family activities gives you lots of ideas to fill your family calendar.

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Boredom Busters: Summer Engagement Ideas for Kids - Part II

Last summer I did a blog post on Boredom Busters to give parents some additional summer engagement ideas for their kids. As it was well received, I thought I would do a Part II this summer. Entering the tail end of July, I have definitely started to hear more of a chorus of: “Mom, I’m bored.” And when my kids are bored, they tend to get cranky and more prone to poor choices and behaviors. To help support them and my mental sanity, I made a new list of Boredom Busters. Below is the list of ideas I created for my family; I hope it is helpful to yours as well. As always, take what seems like it will work for your unique family, modify as needed, and forget the rest. While most of these ideas require some degree of parental involvement, many of the steps can be done independently once you set your kids up for the activity.

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