What's for dinner? Did you forget to take something out to defrost? Are you looking for any excuse to eat out tonight? Not to worry, there are plenty of family-friendly options in the New Haven area beyond the usual burgers and fries. Eating out with the kids need not be a stressful experience; it can be fun, and your children may even learn to love a few new foreign dishes! What more could a parent ask for?
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Kids love horses, and working with these gentle giants can be a great way to help your kiddos find confidence they never knew they had. Connecticut boasts a lively horseback riding scene across the entire state. This summer, why not find a camp to make their equestrian dreams come true right here in New Haven County.
Let’s face it, sometimes our kids grow too quickly. Those dreaded growth spurts can leave us needing to furnish our children with a new wardrobe all too soon! I have a solution which has been a well kept secret until now; check out one of these local New Haven consignment shops and events for kids. They offer tons of gently used children’s clothing to keep your kids well dressed until the next time your child seems to jump two sizes in a matter of a month.
When it’s 20 degrees out and your kids are “trying on” their summer swim suits you may think they are going crazy or have cabin fever! Well, I’m not an expert, but I’m guessing the latter is the case. Make their day and take them to one of the indoor swimming options we have found in New Haven County. More indoor pools can be found in Hartford and Fairfield Counties. Your kids will thank you!
“Erin go bragh” a phrase expressing allegiance to Ireland, has become synonymous with St. Patty’s Day which many here in America (even if there is no drop of Irish blood in their veins) love to celebrate. Are you wondering what to do with the kids on St. Patrick’s Day in New Haven County? Well, considering its mainly an adult holiday, family-friendly activities are difficult but not impossible to find. I have found a HUGE historic parade and a couple of places to get your fill of corned beef and cabbage! So put on your green garb and take a look! And check out the Hartford County events as well.
If you’re planning a child’s birthday like I am, you know the sense of responsibility that comes with the choice you make. After all, a child’s 4th birthday only comes around once. Got to make it special! Special you shall! There are plenty of arts and crafts options if you are looking to have somebody else host your child’s birthday party. I found some that will host your party and others that will come to you. Either way, your little one will have a special day to remember. Check out what I’ve found for arts and crafts parties in New Haven County.
Going to camp has been the answer to summer fun for generations, and to many kids it is an exciting right of passage. Today, summer camps have become more specialized, allowing children with diverse interests to find an activity that suits their personality. For the sporty types, here's a list of summer camp options in the New Haven area.
Winter break is coming! For moms everywhere this can be a scary proclamation, especially when you have multiple children in different age categories with completely different interests. This is a challenge that is difficult, but not insurmountable. I’ve compiled a list of some camps and wonderful activities for your kids. Take a deep breath and read on!