Large Family Games That 5 Or More Can Play (And Are FUN!)

Your family will never be bored with these large family games on hand. Not only are they a ton of fun, but all of these options allow at least five to play!

That rare moment that you find a board game that everyone in the family can play together is almost magical, isn’t it?

Especially something that everyone actually wants to play…and doesn’t end in tears.

Are we asking too much?

(more…)

The Best Furniture for Large Families: This Stuff Fits Everyone!

Shopping for furniture for large families is hard! Luckily, we’ve found pieces big enough for everyone without a huge price tag. Check them out!

That cute little dining room table for four.

The couch you saw on a great sale…that seats 3.

It’s beautiful!  You know, if you have a typical family size.

Why is it so hard to find furniture for large families?

The kind of furniture that fits everyone

That’s durable enough to withstand many kids. (Even the kid or two who can’t seem to stop themselves from playing a wild combination of “the floor is lava” and “earthquake!”)

And you don’t have a fortune to spend on it, either.

While this seems like a tall order to fill, you can definitely find furniture for your big family.  You just have to know where to look.

(Here.  You have to look right here in this post.)  😉

These are the best tips from Moms who have been there.

(more…)

5 Tips for Large Families When There’s Never a Dull Moment

These must have tips for large families can be put in place in no time flat! Use them today and have a simpler week!

A college professor once gave our class ideas for becoming good music teachers.  Her advice?  We should always have a “bag of tricks”.  And we should never stop adding to it.

She suggested we watch others and steal their best ideas to use with our own students.

Life as a large family mom is just the same!  We Moms should have a “bag” of large family tips to keep on hand.  

These tips for large families are tried and true ideas that we use in our own large family home.  Use them!  Share them with your mom friends!

(more…)

25 Large Family Dinner Ideas That Will Be Favorites In No Time

You need large family dinner ideas that are sure to be loved by the whole crowd! Get this list of ideas with simple ingredients and easy recipes.

As a Mama of (soon to be!) six children, I know how tough it can be to find large family dinner ideas that satisfy everyone, make a lot of food (or is at least easy to double, triple, or more!), yet also fit the family budget.

You’re probably experiencing the same thing in your large family home!  That’s why I built this handy list of delicious family dinner menu ideas just for you!

So bookmark this page and come back to it whenever you need to build a meal plan.

(more…)

Things to Do In Washington DC with Kids: This Is How To Make Your Trip Unforgettable

There are so many things to do in Washington DC with kids that you’ll have trouble deciding what to do first! Here’s a list of must sees.

A visit to Washington DC is on the bucket list for many Americans.  Our family of 7 took a trip to the nation’s capital, and we learned a lot about things to do in Washington DC with kids.

So learn from our experiences!

If you’re a little nervous about visiting the big city, don’t be.  We felt safe during our trip there.

In fact, we encountered many acts of kindness.  One man gave us his umbrella in a downpour.  And a jovial woman got such a big kick out of our daughter that she gave us a discount on our drinks!

(more…)

100 Interesting Road Trip Questions That Will Cure Your Boredom

Looking for fun road trip questions that are interesting enough to break up the boredom? These questions are family friendly, but entertaining for everyone!

Right now, you’re probably either…

A.) …halfway through a road trip and bored out of your mind.  The ABC game got boring miles ago and you’re tired of listening to “I Would Walk 500 Miles” (HIMYM reference).

B.) …an uber prepared person who knows they’re heading out for a road trip soon and needs to stop that boredom before it starts.

C) Stuck at home for any number of reasons and bored out of your mind.

Either way, this list is perfect for you!  Let’s pull together a fun list of questions you can ask your fellow road tripees when the yellow line gets too long.

Here you’ll find questions that are great for spouses, friends, or even a big family.

(more…)