From Today Show contributor, Meredith Sinclair, comes this ultimate resource for awakening your playful spirit, jumpstarting your relationships, and upping your happiness quotient.
In our age of digital addiction, many of us have lost our ability to be spontaneous. More parents are complaining that they no longer even remember how to play with their children, their spouse, and even with their own friends. Don t fret InWell Played, expert Meredith Sinclair helps families relearn what used to come naturally and shows how to find happiness through play.
For children, playing comes naturally or at least it used to. But today that kind of easy-going fun is harder to come by, for both kids and their parents. With hectic lifestyles and constant technology overload, familieshave simply forgotten how to play. The solution? Relearn how to integrate fun and creative play into our day-to-day lives.Well Playedwill show you how to simplify your overscheduled lives with plenty of original and entertaining ideas, including: Why a disco ball is an essential kitchen appliance Lip Sync Battle, family edition Parent-child slumber parties don t forget the popcorn Party like it s 1949 with old-school table games 12 dates that are way better than dinner and a movie Stop helicopter parenting yourself find things that thrill and slightly alarm you all at the same time Grown-up field trips to slap on your schedule
Packed with fun and engaging line drawings, entertaining DIY projects, and hundreds of lists and tips on capturing the game-changing joy of goofing off, Well Playedis an indispensable guide for families to incorporate quality fun and playtime into our daily lives."