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Reading Eggs For Reading Fun At Home And More #SponsoredPost

Reading Eggs is so much more than a learn to read program. The Reading Eggs Parents Dashboard This is where you should start. Accessible from anywhere you have an internet connection, the family dashboard is where you can set each...

Homeschooling During COVID-19: Tips for Parents

Life is volatile; that much is certain. However, there are some curveballs that life throws your way that completely blindside you. The COVID-19 pandemic is something the world never saw coming and its subsequent rapid spread across the globe has put governments...

How to Use the Internet to Your Advantage When You’re Homeschooling

The way homeschooling is done has drastically changed over the last decade or two with the introduction of technology. Homeschool students have greater access to educational opportunities than ever before. However, approximately 50% of Internet users refrain from online activities because of identity theft and privacy concerns....

Real Life Superheros: Importance of Healthcare Workers

injecting injection vaccine vaccination medicine flu man doctor insulin health drug influenza concept - stock image In the United States, the retail medical market is valued at $1.4 billion and increasing by a 20% compound annual growth rate. Healthcare workers are the backbone...

About RedHeaded Patti

The maker and caretaker of little humans and the wife to the love of her life Patti curates knowledge, activities, crafts, and experiences for other families to enjoy. "Blessed" with insomnia, she gets to fill 20 hours a day in the pursuit of stories, news, and knowledge. Usually, found with a cup of tea in her hand, Patti requests you send snacks as the kids have eaten all of hers.

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Make Your Own Gifts: Flower Garden / Herb Garden Kit

Nothing says "I Love You" like a homemade gift. Having said that, as a mom of five I have an entire black plastic trunk...

Make An Edible Halloween Sensory Bin

Materials: Orange, green and purple Jello Three bowls Mixing spoons A bin for sensory play Edible Halloween themed candy Water Jello molds (optional) Instructions: Begin by...

Let’s Vase It: How To Make A Chic Concrete Flower Vase

In minimalist designs, concrete has taken center stage as the clean, utilitarian material of choice. Interior designers have shown off their concrete prowess with...

From Domestic Disaster to Domestic Diva with “Idiot’s Guides”

When I was asked to take a look at some of the "Idiots Guide" books I had a tough time choosing which ones to...

Viva Vancouver

Visit the Vancouver Police Museum this Summer

The Vancouver Police Museum is North America’s oldest police museum and one of Vancouver's hidden gems. Started in 1986 by Joe Swan, a former police...

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

Updating Your Garden Once Your Children Become Teenagers

A typical garden when you have young children comprises play equipment, and lots of it. Because of the risk of drowning, it's...

4 Ways to Make Your Outdoor Space Family-Friendly

When you have a great outdoor space, you want it to be an area the whole family can enjoy together. This is...

Bring The Wilderness Home With Backyard Camping For Kids

Before we had children I never understood the point of backyard camping. The whole point of buying a tent was to take...

Family Travel

Car Camping With Kids: Tips for Adventurous Families

With summer well on its way, many families might be starting to plan ahead for family outings and special getaways. Since 62%...

Kids Camping Books They’ll Want To Read All Night By Flashlight

What better way to encourage reading and a love of sleeping under the stars than by combining the two with books about...

5 Money Saving Tips For Your Family Road Trip

Road trips are a great way to create new and exciting memories and what better time of year to head out on an adventure...

Family Life

Discover The Secrets Of Fall with our Nature Journal & Activity Book #Printable

In some ways, I believe fall is the most complex of the seasons. Nature prepares to shut down many aspects of her...

Bath Time Made Fun Again With Johnson’s Baby #Sponsored

This post is sponsored by JOHNSON'S®, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Being a mother of five, I have spent a considerable amount of...

Cold-Fighting Mint Green Tea #Recipe

As we are deep into the coughs and colds season and moms aren't not allowed sick days, I thought I would share with you,...
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Reviews

Angela’s Christmas – A Movie Review

Angela’s Christmas is an enchanting family movie that tells the story of Angela, a six-year-old who looks at the nativity scene in...

“How Science Works” By @DKCanada #Review

Do your children ask science questions you cannot answer? Do you find yourself saying things like "Why don't you go and Google...

Zoology by @DKCanada May Be My Perfect Book

Zoology: Inside The Secret World Of Animals is the latest in a long line of exquisite books born from the partnership of...

Reindeer In Here: Our New Christmas Tradition

If a tradition we want to maintain becomes more of a chore than a fun way of celebrating together, is it really...

Education

How to Save Money on School Supplies #BacktoSchool

Buying back to school supplies can be a traumatic experience. You think you are going to swing by the store, pick up a few...

Summer Learning to stop the Brain Drain

Summertime can lead to a lull in learning - here are awesome resources to stave off summer brain drain Beginning Architecture Mini Frank Lloyd Wrights...