HOW TO SPEND TIME TOGETHER AS A FAMILY

HOW TO SPEND TIME TOGETHER AS A FAMILY

As in every situation we encounter in life, there is always a positive way to approach it.  With the hustle and bustle of our routines suddenly screeching to a halt, it can be a source of some anxiety for parents.  While most of our kiddos are beginning their virtual...
The Importance of Socks for Everyone

The Importance of Socks for Everyone

At Monkey Bizness, we know the importance of a good pair of socks. This month, the employees at our Parker and Centennial locations gathered nearly 300 pairs of socks to donate to FamilyTree for our Annual Sock Drive for the Homeless. FamilyTree is an organization...
Thanksgiving for the Kids

Thanksgiving for the Kids

The holiday season is upon us, and we are given the responsibility, as parents, to share the tradition, history, and love of the season with our children. Often times, kids are overlooked during the holiday season though, seeing them as incapable of helping with...
The History of Halloween Traditions

The History of Halloween Traditions

Halloween has always been my favorite time of year. My mom would make our costumes every year, we would carve pumpkins and decorate the yard, then trick or treat and get sick on candy. Great times! But, why do we do these things, these traditions every year that...
Keeping Kids Active

Keeping Kids Active

As a mom of two very different boys, I fully understand the struggle of trying to keep my kids happy and healthy. My older son, who is 6, is a self-proclaimed couch potato. He likes to play with his friends and run around, but if he had it his way, he would sit on the...
2 BIG Tips That Get Us Ready for School and Out the Door

2 BIG Tips That Get Us Ready for School and Out the Door

Routine has never really been my forte. I am more than capable of getting ready on time, getting to my destinations early and going throughout my day, but as far as doing the same routine every day, I just can’t do it. I like to move things around and keep it...
Tips and Tricks to Tackling Your Kids’ Toys

Tips and Tricks to Tackling Your Kids’ Toys

About two years ago now, my husband and I decided to sell our big, beautiful home and downsize into a small condo with our 2 young boys. Long story short, we wanted to downsize to gain control of our lives again. To be able to spend more time as a family and not...

Family Fun Memories for 4th of July

Growing up, the 4th of July was always a BIG holiday for my family. We got together with friends and family, cooked all day long, played outside, then got to watch fireworks at the end of the day. EPIC! I remember my mom setting up so many fun crafts and things for us...