Saving Money On Household Bills Without Getting Rid Of Any Children

Most of us are searching for ways to save money. Something that drains money quicker than me draining a bottle of wine is the...

How to enjoy Taco Bowls – Vegetarian Style #Recipe

Ingredients (makes 6) 1 6-pack of taco bowls 1 Cucumber 1 lettuce 3 medium-sized tomatoes 1 sweet onion 1 small tub of sour cream 200 g of vegetarian Cheddar 750 T.V.P (textured...

Clean & Organize your Pantry #HowTo

One of the most important elements of kitchen storage is, for me, the pantry. I appreciate that not everyone is fortunate enough to have...

How to make a Happy Bee Garden

Making bees happy is an easy task and a fun way to create a garden that attracts these beneficial insects. A happy bee garden...

Is Your Garden Ready For Spring?

It seems like winter has been here forever, and most of us are beginning to feel the effects. The long, dark, cold nights combined...

Eight Ideas For Fabulous Backyard Parties – A Guest Post

Summer is coming – which means the blazing, oppressive heat will soon drive us all off our patios, where we are trying to enjoy...

In The Garden

A Pup’s Paradise: How To Create A Dog-Friendly Garden

When you have both a green thumb and a four-legged friend, it can seem impossible for the two to...

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...

Create a Butterfly friendly garden

You can create a butterfly friendly spot in almost any garden with just a few containers. Butterflies have excellent eyesight and are attracted to...

Why Fake Grass Is A Real Win For Families

In a surprising recent survey, Canada was ranked 34th out of 37 countries for work-life balance when it comes to juggling parenting and other...

How to make a Happy Bee Garden

Making bees happy is an easy task and a fun way to create a garden that attracts these beneficial insects. A happy bee garden...

10 Essential BBQ accessories That Will Help You Cook Edible Food

14-Piece Deluxe Stainless-Steel Grill Set The Cuisinart 14-Piece Deluxe Grill Set includes all the tools to grill delicious BBQ and look good while doing it....

Travel

Vancouver Aquarium #BeautifulBritishColumbia

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

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Homeschool

Life Long Learning Opportunities We Can All Benefit From

As our world and our society evolve, we need to continue along a path of lifelong learning. Not only does this allow us to...

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...

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...

How Many Words will your Word-Whammer Wham with a Word-Whammer that Whams Words

You won't need to encourage your little ones to spin, push and twist the uniquely designed Word Whammer to learn letters and build words...

Arithmophobia? @DKCanada Has The Cure #Review

    It's that time of year again. The days are getting shorter, the leaves are turning on the trees, and the kids are coming home...

Fighting Dyslexia With… Action Video Games?

Dyslexia is a common disorder across the United States. It's estimated that over 40 million Americans are dyslexic but only 2 million are actually...

REVIEWS

Become The Best Version Of You With Healthy Green Boxes #Review

Long gone are the days when physical fitness, mental health, and proper nutrition were addressed separately. Today, we recognize that all three elements are...

Camping Essentials for a fun family trip

  Evey doesn't really remember her previous family camping trips. The last time we spent the summer traipsing around British Columbia, she was barely two,...

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...

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...

The Gift For Every Reader From “Cozy Reader Club” #Review

People who do not enjoy reading sometimes do not appreciate the particular nuances of choosing a book for somebody else. You may know someone who...

Parenting

The Realities Of Divorce: What NOT To Do If Your Child Chooses The Other Parent

Divorce is one of the most difficult situations you'll ever have to face. When children are involved, however, an already complicated experience...

Should Your Child Ever Have a Cell Phone?

There's no doubt about it: we are living in a digital world. As adults, we struggle with phone addiction just as much...

Keeping Kids Safe Around Dogs

Dogs are known around the world as faithful companions, and man's best friend. However, sometimes that friendship...

Should You Be Worried About Your Child’s Thumb Sucking?

Many parents grow concerned about their children's thumb-sucking habits. Even though approximately 95% of babies suck their...

Get Your Big Kids Organized & Tidy #HowTo

If your teenager or an older child lives at home then, like us, you may find the best thing to do about their room...

#Backtoschool Driver Safety Tips to Discuss with your Teen

School is about to start again, and that means many teenagers will be on the road. If your teen is one of them, go...
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Books etc.

‘All The Lost Things’ #Review Plus Scavenger Hunt & Teachers Guide #Download

About The Book Olive is not your ordinary girl. And one day when this spunky young lady decides to go for a walk in her...

A Bibliophiles Dream – “Remarkable Books” From @DKCanada

If you were asked to put together a list of remarkable books, where would you begin? Personally, I would start by trying to quantify...

Peppa Pig & Me – Your child, in a book, with everyone’s favourite Pig #Review

It is no secret to my readers that books are among my most favourite things in the world. As far back as I can...

Eyewitness Books from @DKCanada – A new look for a new generation

Eyewitness books were a staple in the school library when I was small. I remember the big white hardbacks with eyewitness books l across...

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Are your kids headed back to school this fall? If you're like us, there is always a period of readjustment when the beginning of...

No Longer Just for the Youngsters: Exercising Can Increase Mobility in Your Golden Years

Getting older is a part of life, and until they figure out a way to prolong the human lifespan, it's inevitable. For most people, the...

Learning to speak Canadian English (It’s not British or American – it’s Canadian)

When we moved to Canada, we had already spent a lot of time here and were aware of the cultural differences between the UK...
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Today we made soaps, and I hardly had time to take some photos before Evey & Gabriel were begging for a bath so that...