If you are a parent, chances are you’ve had one of those days where you are just so
frustrated you could scream. No matter what age your kids are, from infancy to early
adulthood, they’re somehow born with an innate ability to push parents to their very
outer limits. Even newborns can fuss until parents are ready to call it quits. Toddlers,
middle schoolers and teens know exactly which buttons to push to send parents into a
tailspin – and young adults often test their parents’ patience with questionable choices on
everything from roommates to jobs to significant others. It no surprise that sometimes,
parents just need a little escape – even if that mini vacation comes in the form of online
For parents of young children, it can be a great idea to put them to bed early on the
weekends and play a friendly game of cards or watch a favorite movie. Crack open a
bottle of wine and order late-night snacks in from your favorite delivery spot, and before
you know it, that parenting stress will fade away – even if only for the evening. You
won’t need to worry about budgeting for a babysitter since you can have fun right in your
If you have older kids who are constantly testing your patience – and each others’ –
introducing simple, but competitive card games like Go Fish or even Black Jack if you
have teens can get them to focus their abundant energy on playing instead of arguing.
Online casino games can actually be a great option for children who use the computer –
as long as it’s supervised and free of charge.
Whether you plan your mini escape as a couple or with your children who are driving you
crazy, with a little creativity and planning it’s easy to direct your – and your family’s –
frustration into a fun and relaxing game. As long as it’s age-appropriate, your kids will
look forward to game night!