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📚 Books, 🎲 Games, and 📺 TV: Keeping the kids (and ourselves) entertained
Top 5 Rec lists across all the content consumption categories
👋 Hey there! As two busy working parents ourselves, we are always on the hunt for fun things to do as a family. Over the past year, we’ve talked about the various forms of entertainment and media that we’ve found most helpful - this post is a wrap-up of all those recommendations together in one place. Enjoy and share back your recs to us!
📚 Children's Books
20,000 storytimes until our kids will be self-sufficient readers. Here are our top 5 Children’s Books (ages 2-5, before chapter books) that we cherish the most. All of them balance the needs of kids, modern lessons, and entertainment for the parents.
🎲 Family Games
Here are five fantastic games you can play as a family.
📺 TV Shows
Entertaining for kids and parents, here are our favorite TV shows that we watch as a family.
Recap: More Thoughts on Parenting
Here are some other posts we have done on parenting:
🗣 Family bliss vs. bilingualism: How we approached the gift of family languages
😍 Brave parenting: How to be a brave parent and be the adult you want your children to become
🎁 The Gifts We Give: A New Year's Resolution Framing: How to think about parenting in a strategically generous way