Here's a little tip for unearthing some cinematic gems for your next Netflix and Chil(dren) session.
Netflix has been holding out on us, you guys. This little trick the internet recently alerted us to can streamline the time you spend digging around for something new for your kids to run into the ground.
When you browse Netflix on the computer, you're using a url that looks like this: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/783.
That number at the end is the key to unlocking secret category codes that help you access all sorts of collections and films you may have otherwise missed. If, like my family, you never really watch via the computer, you can still search this way and add to your lists to watch later on your TV. (Note that this shortcut doesn't work when browsing in a kid account.)
While traveling long distances is not a part of every family's summer plans, for some families who live far away from grandparents and extended family, this is peak travel season. A useful, thrifty guide to activities and apps that help keep young kids entertained on long trips.
Holiday break is a great time for both you and the kids to get some much needed R&R, but without schools open, life can quickly become boring without its usual stimulation. That’s where the joy of STEAM comes in - with plenty of creative (and often inexpensive!) ways to stay entertained and active at home. Encourage everyone in the family to partake in a “STEAM Staycation” with some of our favorite engaging activities.
People with winter birthdays report being the most dissatisfied with their birth dates. The reasons are many. If a child has to have their big day smashed in between all the other big days, there are ways to make it work.