Welcome to ActivityHero‘s Friday Family LinkFest, where we share useful, thought-provoking, and just plain exceptional family blogs posts from around the blogosphere.
Spring is coming?
As your children have probably already told you (I have no idea why schools are so obsessed with harping on groundhog day), over the weekend, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow. Spring is supposed to be coming. Early. So why is half the country stuck inside due to the latest Snowmageddon?
If you’re dreaming of spring weather, Kidventurous has rounded up ten posts from mom bloggers around the web to inspire you to plan your next getaway in 10 Often Overlooked Spring Break Destinations.
What to Do if You’re Stuck Inside
In a lovely post about her own childhood, Elizabeth from Toronto Nanny Blog reveals a fascinating way to extend your child’s reading experiences in Dear Fictional Characters: Thank You for Making Me a Writer. Writing letters to fictional characters about the differences (or similarities) between their experiences and a child’s own helps them understand different perspectives and work through their own insecurities.
Or, have your kids write letters to their relatives and friends to make their days.
And On a Fun Note . . .
Don’t miss Lydia at Rants from Mommyland‘s amazing play by play of how she “threw a disaster instead of a birthday party.”