We're all at home with our kids, spending much of the day corralling them into doing schoolwork while we desperately try to work from home and keep some semblance of order. City living used to mean trips to favorite restaurants and museums, but with those closed we're finding ourselves looking for new ways to connect and stay sane together. What can we do together to bond as a family when the work day ends?
Opt Outside Good news! Playgrounds may be off limits, but you can easily stay a safe distance from people outdoors and Maryland has so many options! Alltrails.com and Hike it Baby are both good resources with reviews, trail maps, and directions to parking areas. If you're on facebook, join the Maryland Outdoor Community group for more recommendations.
Family Game Night Our friends at Amuse Toys have rounded up some board game recommendationsfor all age groups! Located in Fells Point they are offering local delivery through online orders, phone orders (410)-342-5000 or email email@example.com.
Family Movie Night (or Day!) Before you curl up on the couch check out Common Sense Media to find an age appropriate movie you all will enjoy. Want to jazz up your popcorn? Lots of fun recipes here and here.
Excercise-gyms are closed, sports leagues are canceled, how can we stay active as a family? Some ideas from Nanny McFit:
Your kids probably use Go Noodleat school and will be thrilled to show you the moves they use to get active during a regular school day. Another favorite with educators is Cosmic Kids Yoga.