Books Etc

“Dr. Brainchild & Radar: A Popcorn Discovery” : Book Review & Author Interview

Homeschooling kids can be fun but it can also be frustrating, especially when teacher mom is a science nerd but pupil son couldn't be...

“Science Rocks” by @DKCanada – This Book Will Rock Your Summer of STEM

Being homeschoolers, we get to play at science fair all of the time, so a "Summer of STEM" is really just an excuse to make...

No Screen Required With “My First Coding Book” By @DKCanada

This cute little book is designed for the smallest potential coders. Without a keyboard or touchscreen in sight, children learn, among other things, the...

7 Relaxing Activities Your Family Can Do Together

As the winter continues to keep us inside our homes, and as the holiday season continues, you may be experiencing some stress. Being stuck...

Dark Tales: Reimagining Classic Tales As Graphic Novels

The retelling of four classic tales as graphic novels Earlier this year Canterbury Classics released four gorgeous new graphic novels retelling four classic stories we...

Calm: Mindfulness For Kids – Book Review & Interview With Author Wynne Kinder

The use of the word “mindfulness” is increasing, but what exactly is mindfulness, and how can children benefit from the practice? To find out...

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Make Your Own Coconut Hair Conditioner #HowTo

This is an excellent conditioner for oily hair and will leave your locks feeling light and soft. The milk of the coconut nourishes the...

Make Your Own Deliciously Sniffable Pumpkin Spice Play Dough

Spending a fall afternoon at home with the kids provides endless opportunities for pleasure or pain. So, if you are looking for ways to...

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What Will You See On A Visit To Vancouver Aquarium @VanAqua

It is easy to overlook the great places to go in Vancouver when you live here, and it has been some years since we...

In The Garden

Fairy Garden Essentials

  A simple way to bring a little wonder into your garden this summer is to create a fairy garden. One of the best things...

House A Bird – Hanging A Nesting Box #HowTo

Fall is the best time to start putting up nesting boxes. Birds can take a long time to decide where to nest in the...

Make Gardening Enjoyable Again – Find Ways To Stop It Being Such Darn Hard Work

Are you getting tired of constantly having to head out into the garden and get even more work done? It can be really unappealing...

Family Travel

Tactics To Save For A Vacation: Large Family Edition

Having a big family with a lot of kids is something that is pretty wonderful. However, it doesn't come without its challenges. One of...

10 Parent-Friendly Tips For a Stress-Free Vacation

Planning for a vacation with kids can be stressful. Take these steps to ensure you and your family will have a relaxing, fun vacation,...

4 Air Travel Tips for Keeping a Toddler Totally Tractable

The general consensus when it comes to the number one thing that people don't want to experience on a plane is being seated next...

Family Life

Sphero – Programming Fun With The Spherical Robot

Tech toys are becoming hugely popular! The Sphero 2.0 claims to be the "app controlled ball that does it all." To put this assertion...

5 Ways to Put Your Family First

A healthy home should be your priority. However, ensuring that your family is well-taken care of needs you to be creative in your parenting...

Help Your Kids Manage Their Healthcare Fears

For the most part, children are fearless little beasts. They jump from the most eye-watering heights, they throw themselves down dangerous slopes, and they go faster...
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Reviews

Release The Inner Magic Of Every Child With “In Your Case” #Review

Who among us wasn't in love with stationery when they were a kid? I still remember the joy of lining up all of those...

The #Aquabot Shark Tank 2.0 By @HEXBUG #Review

Gabriel may not say very much, but he does a mean rendition of the sounds in Jaws. He has, of course, never seen the...

Will Your Kids Love The “Gazillion Bubble Rush”?

In the imaginary land of perfect parenting, the thought of kids playing with bubbles usually evokes images of cheerful little cherubs scampering through the...

Little Life Box Subscription #Review

Do you have a special someone to buy for who is environmentally conscious? Perhaps a vegan friend or relative for whom you would like...

Education

The Key To Raising Smart Kids

While it’s true that some kids seem to be born geniuses, others need gentle nudges to help them bloom. Any child can discover a...

Peel Play & Learn From Mona Melisa Designs #Review

If you have a visual or tactile learner in your family, you will know that reading about something doesn't necessarily help them learn about...