Now that you’ve had kids and life has both slowed down and sped up all at the same time you’ll most likely be spending the night in with your kids this New Years Eve. With babysitters, event costs, taxis costs all considered for most parents it isn’t worth the cost. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a great new years eve at home with your family. In fact we have the how to on enjoying your new years eve with kids this year!
Food For Everyone
When it comes to kids there is never a shortage of picky food preferences, so finding fun ways to revamp some of their favs can be key. There is nothing worse than making a whole bunch of great food that not one of the kids will even eat. You want to make sure you have a fun drink to serve throughout the night and a special toast drink to serve right at midnight. Plus again you want to make sure you have a wide variety of great nibbles for all the kids to enjoy that are nice and easy for you to put together. You want lots of options, big portions and as little effort as possible for mom.
Great Sleep Space
When you are planning a New Years Eve sleepover finding easy and fun sleeping arrangements for all the kids can be challenging. But it can also be fun with a little imagination. All you need is a larger room, some fairy lights and a bit of how to, check out what this mom did for her boys. Get creative and get the kids involved in creating the sleeping space. Pinterest is truly your friend when it comes to this and don’t be afraid to source some help from other kids parents if you are doing a huge slumber party for NYE, they’ll be happy to help!
All The Activities
There is going to be a lot of time to kill between dinner time and midnight. Granted we know movies can take up some time but a lot of kids get a little antsy and bored. Bored kids turn into disruptive kids, so making sure that you have a bunch of fun activities on hand for everyone to do can be a true lifesaver. Whether it is art focused, games for adults and kids or things for just the kids you really can’t go wrong. The only thing you need to make sure of is that there is no shortage of them.
Armed with those three great tips you are guaranteed to enjoy your New Years Eve with kids!