Category Archives: Family

4 Ways To Thank Mom and Dad

Parents sacrifice a lot. Over the years, they put dreams on the side, watching their little ones grow and develop. Often, they’re choosing to pay for camp or sports rather than taking that vacation or buying something personal. On top of that, they’re loving despite the changing hormones and rollercoaster emotions that they’re facing from kids. Now that you’re older say thank you to mom and dad in a way that truly shows you appreciate their effort and love. Here are four gifts they are sure to adore.

Photo by Allen Taylor on Unsplash

1. Reclaim Family Videos

Back in the day, the video camera came out, capturing the special moments in your family life. These tapes likely sit somewhere to the side not often looked at anymore. These treasures could become a touching present. Find experts in video services Massachusetts who can fix any concerns with the old tapes and piece together a complied video. Plan a special showing with everyone together. Don’t forget the popcorn.

2. Splurge on a Trip

Repay your parents for all of those toys by gifting them a special vacation. Have they always wanted to cruise the high seas? Would they love a weekend at the beach? Select a location that they cherish. Book a night or two and cover the costs of room and board.

3. Create Photo Items

Several online services now make personalized belongings simple. Browse through mouse pads, blankets and coffee cups. Place your favorite family images on the items.

4. Make a Family Dinner

Cook for mom and dad! Invite them over for a family dinner. Feel free to relax with a barbeque or elevate the meal with your parents’ favorite dishes. Grab a nice bottle of wine. Set the table, and pick out some board games from childhood. Sometimes time and thought are all you need.

After everything mom and dad have done, it could be nice to give back. Whether big or small, the gesture is a way to express your appreciation and love. Whatever you do, remain personal. Thought matters here.

Matching outfits for the fam bam and the pooch too!

Who loves to have matching pjs for the whole family and even your adorable pets? I bet you do, too. I was just browsing those cute prints from LazyOne family pajamas and could not help myself from adding the items to the shopping cart. The loungewear is so pretty, right? They are in fashion since the quarantine took effect.

Our family has been home bound since the government declared quarantine five months ago. My daughter is working from home and is comfortable wearing shirts and pajamas even in daytime. My son, on the other hand, is taking online learning classes twice a week and accepts art commission during his free time. He, too, is comfortable wearing shirts and shorts sets while doing his stuff.

Pajamas are comfortable to wear because they are commonly made of cotton materials and do not feel icky when you perspire.

Checking on their website, LazyOne also carries cute and fun socks. My daughter definitely loves a pair of printed socks. I would be happy to add two more pairs for her and myself to the shopping cart.  

I have got our pooch, a cute bandana as well. Oreo would look good wearing one in his next photo.

We have not tried any of the products from LazyOne just yet but the company touches on some good points, which I think are important before you buy from them.

According to their website, the company only works with factories that have sound environmental policies; the hangers and hang tags they use to display their products are made from recycled or recyclable paper. In addition, the company uses azo-free dyes when coloring or dyeing the fabrics.

It is good to note that pjs and socks are definitely the best gift idea for the coming Christmas season. You do not need to go to the physical shop in order to purchase them. You can all order these items directly from their website. Besides family loungewear sets, they also have something for your house. So, check them out.