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The Best 45+ Tween, Teen & Adult Games for Family Game Night

45+ best tween, teen, & adult games for family game night, even games for the kids! Tips and ideas for the 45+ best simple and easy family game night board, dice, and card games for children and adults to play together. These games make great gifts to buy and are the perfect addition to any home's game basket. Great to play on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Eve, or any holiday. Games for older kids, tweens, teens, and adults to play together.

I love games. I’m very good at games, too, which makes it less fun to play with me, but my dear husband is a very good sport and doesn’t mind that he usually loses at some things. Games are a great way to enjoy quality time together as a family. They reduce the pressure on deep conversation and give everyone something to focus on while still providing the time together that builds deep bonds. My kids used to talk to me all the time. ALL. THE. TIME. But as they’ve gotten older, their chatter has slowed and almost stopped. They … Read more

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17 St. Patrick’s Day Minute to Win It Games for Kids and Families

17 awesome St. Patrick's Day minute to win it games for kids and families - These simple, fun games can be used at home or in a classroom party and will inspire lots of laughs! Some easy ideas are for couples, teams, and some alone. The challenges use food, candy, and Dollar Store materials. Great family activities.

As a family, we played Minute to Win It for Valentine’s Day, and it was the best fun we’ve had in a long, long time. I wanted to capture that sense of fun and laughter for the next minor holiday – St. Patrick’s Day. 17 St. Patrick’s Day Minute to Win It Games for Kids and Families Lucky Charms stack – Use chopsticks to stack marshmallows from a box of Lucky Charms. Whoever has the highest stack after one minute is the winner. Fruit Loops sort – Each person gets 2 cups (measured) of Fruit Loops cereal to sort by … Read more

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30+ Best Games for Family Game Night (When You Have a Non-Reader)

Tips and ideas for the 30+ best simple and easy family game night board, dice, and card games for kids and adults to play together, especially when you have a non-reader. These games make great gifts to buy and are the perfect addition to any home's game basket. Great to play on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Eve, or any holiday. Games for all ages to play together.

I have written many times over about all the games my family loves. We are game players through and through. We have family game nights often, and we play games during “school time” in the days. (Some people call that gameschooling, a name that I love.) Recently, I posted 20+ Best Adult Games for Date Night with the caveat that we don’t do the adult versions of games because they tend to be raunchy and borderline vulgar. That’s just not our style. We prefer to spend our money on games the whole family can enjoy. That post has been crazy popular, … Read more

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The Best 20+ Adult & Teen Games for Date Night

20+ best adult games for date night, but the whole family will enjoy these, even the kids!

I love games. I’m very good at games, too, which makes it less fun to play with me, but my dear husband is a very good sport and doesn’t mind that he usually loses at some things. Games are a great way to enjoy quality time together as a couple after the kids are in bed. They reduce the pressure on deep conversation and give each of you something to focus on while still providing the time together that your marriage desperately needs. I don’t know about you, but poor Joe and me never have anything to talk about when … Read more

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101 Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Girls Ages 6-8

I love Christmas shopping. I think it’s super fun to think about what my girls want and will enjoy and then set out to find it at the best price. I do virtually all of my shopping online, so there’s the added thrill of the delivery man coming and leaving me presents for weeks before Christmas. It’s a little tricky in that Allie still believes in Santa and is totally confused by all the packages that I won’t let her open, but we roll with that. Allie is 6, but will be 7 the week of Christmas, so I made … Read more

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51 Awesome Christian Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids

51 awesome Christian Christmas gifts for kids - Wondering what to get your kids for the holidays? This post is full of tips and ideas for buying Xmas gifts that bring children back to Jesus without lame presents.

Christmas is my favorite, but it is really easy to shift the focus of Christmas away from Jesus and towards Santa and material things. The Jesse Tree and The Truth in the Tinsel help a lot, but still my kids talk all through the months of October, November, and December about the presents they want and the presents they think they will get. We do Santa. We like Santa, and we like all the magic and warm fuzzy feelings that he brings our kids. But still, I want to point Christmas morning back to Jesus. To that end, some of … Read more

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