As a parent do you encourage your kids to engage in fantasy? After clocking 44 years on this planet, I know my kids will be the recipients of their fair share of disappointments. I also realize, despite my desire to wield omnipresent control over their life circumstances, my parental desire to control their fate is as ludicrous as thinking a shot of Botox is the key to an eternal fountain of youth. Of course, I’d prefer to hand-pick and test-drive the opportunities that lay before my kids, so as not to let them feel even one shred of unhappiness.
But I also realize I must encourage them to seize each day and ultimately give them their wings and let them go. So, while I still have them close to me, I’m determined to provide them with every opportunity to indulge their sense of fantasy and adventure. But I’ve always wondered, as a parent do you encourage your kids to engage in fantasy?And when my nine-year-old, was convinced that the job of a pirate is his for the taking, provided he don an eye patch and repeatedly utter, “Ahoy there maties,” I was the very first person to agree. Unfortunately, he’ll learn soon enough a pirate’s life is not all it’s cracked up to be. And when my daughter told me she wanted to be a stylist, I bought her a sketch pad and told her to start designing. Right here, right now, in childhood all they can conceive is theirs for the taking.
As a parent do you encourage your kids to engage in fantasy? If the answer is yes I’ve got a FANTASTICAL giveaway for you and your kids!
As a parent do you encourage your kids to engage in fantasy?
What better way to get your kids delving deep into fantasy than with a Day Out with Thomas: Big Adventures Tour 2018! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to join him for a day of big adventures and even bigger memories at . Children everywhere can spend a day with their friend Thomas when the #1 Engine pulls into DELAWARE RIVER RAILROAD EXCURSIONS FOR on June 29,30, July 1,6,7,8
This fun-filled event offers children and their families the opportunity to take a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, star of the popular Thomas & Friends™ series. In addition, they will meet Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway and enjoy a day of Thomas-themed activities including crafts, photo ops, and more. The tour, now in its 23rd year, will make 42 stops across the U.S. and Canada and is expected to welcome nearly one million passengers in 2018.
And the best news we are giving one lucky reader a chance to win a FAMILY FOUR PACK of tickets to the JULY 1st Day Out with Thomas: Big Adventures Tour 2018 DELAWARE RIVER RAILROAD EXCURSION! During your DAY OUT with Thomas families will enjoy:
- A 25-minute (approximate) ride with a talking Thomas the Tank Engine
- A Meet & Greet with Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway
- A Thomas & Friends Imagination Station featuring a variety of activities
- A ‘Passport to Adventures’ booklet for children to track their journey at the event and receive a special prize upon completion.
- Thomas & Friends-themed activities including crafts, photo ops, and more
- Storytelling, video viewing and live music
TIME: 10 am to 5 pm
WHERE: 99 Elizabeth Street, Phillipsburgh, New Jersey 08865 Tickets for Day Out with Thomas: The Friendship Tour 2018 are on sale now and available by calling Ticketweb toll-free 866-468-7630, or by visitingwww.ticketweb.com/dowt. Ticket prices are $21 plus tax for ages 2 and up (service charges and fee may apply). For more information and directions, contact the 877-train-ride or visit 877trainride.com.
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As a parent do you encourage your kids to engage in fantasy? If you do then ENTER to win this giveaway! Good luck giveaway ends THURSDAY June 28th! GIVEWAY is closed Congrats to our winner NIDI!