You’ve probably heard that too much screen time is detrimental to your health and kids are even more susceptible. Well, we would like to stick with the positive idea that, with the right balance, time can be spent on and off the screen with benefits for both! There is so much to learn with technology. The whole world is a click away, think how much fun can be had? With that said, it is also important to divert quality time to doing fun downtime activities with the family. I have examples of both to share!
If your schedule is anything like mine these days, we are doing more Zooming than we could have ever wished for. Trying not to get caught looking at myself during a conference call or the many silent awkward moments, isn’t something that I am used to. BUT! I forget we can also use Zoom for fun things like dinner with family or game night! 11 Fun Zoom Games
Hobby around the world
You can learn almost anything you want online; an instrument, embroidery, how to juggle, and even photography! These are things you can do as a family or for self-care. 10 Free Online Photography Courses
There are so many benefits to reap (no pun intended) from this; you get to spend relaxing, therapeutic quality time with the family; watch your hard work grow into tasty fun in the kitchen or beautiful blooming backyard aesthetics! DIY Pizza Garden
Gardening isn’t just for outside!
My daughters and I have recently started to enjoy creating terrariums. These can brighten and freshen up any room in the house! They are fun to put together and maintenance is minimal! DIY Terrarium Steps
There are ways the online world can be used for personal growth and expression. Journaling can help you achieve goals, track progress, gain self confidence, improve writing and communication skills, reduce stress and anxiety, find inspiration and strengthen memory. 8 Best Journal Apps of 2021