“Nice memories are like chocolate: you can't survive on them alone, but they make life sweeter.”
We are so close to spring... so close. I don't know where you guys live, but here in Vancouver, it still feels a bit like winter. Although I'm currently wishing for some warm temps and hot sun, might as well enjoy the cozy feeling of winter while it lasts, right? You should definitely spend some time outdoors regardless of the weather...buuuuuuuuut there's no harm in small indulgences indoors either. The problem is this: in between making sure your kids are alive, making sure the house is in order, work and everything in between, you don't have the time to indulge.
Well, I'm pretty sure that everyone likes chocolate (almost everyone at least)... so I searched around and found some hot chocolate recipes for you to whip up in a jiffy. There are different options available for the amount of time you have and your dietary preferences/restrictions, so EVERYBODY can appreciate a little cocoa in their life:
If reading directions aren't your thing - I got you. Click below to watch Tia Mowry (does anyone remember her from Sister Sister!?)'s video tutorial on how to make hot chocolate 3 ways. These include gingerbread hot chocolate, peppermint hot chocolate, and her "fluffernutter" (marshmallow & peanut butter) chocolate. It might take more time, but they're super fun and not to mention very instagrammable for you blogger mommies out there.
Hope you get to treat yourself with these quick and yummy recipes. Use them to enjoy your much-needed alone time or turn into a fun activity with your kids. Tips: You can get them to help you measure ingredients or decorate with some toppings after everything is all set.
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With experiencing the Covid 19 pandemic and horrible death of George Floyd and resulting anti-racism demonstrations, it is only natural for parents to feel anxious, stressed—and even depressed. If you are a parent, you likely already know how hard it can be to keep your children’s spirits uplifted when your own spirits are feeling down. Let’s take a closer look at how you can keep up your children’s spirits even when you’re not feeling great.
With most of our days spent indoors self-isolating due to the current health crisis, it's easy for our kids to get attached to their tech gadgets, while forgetting about the world outside. While it is crucial to stay indoors for our safety, it's also our responsibility as parents to remind our children about the importance of the great outdoors. Of course, if you can afford to step outside every now and then, they you should definitely take the opportunity.
Chores are not really fun... for adults or for kids. But since we're at home anyway, we can make the best out of it and have some fun while we're tidying up. Doing chores with your children also teaches them ways to help around the house and provides them with a sense of responsibility as well - I loved helping my parents around the house when I was little. So, without further ado, lets get to the tips!