Doctor On Demand #Review

“This is a sponsored post with Mums the Word Network and Doctor on Demand. All opinions are my own.” Every parent knows that feeling of...

Housewarming Gifts for When Your Kids Fly the Nest

There comes a time in every parent’s life when the inevitable happens: your little ones will spread their wings and fly the nest. This...

Quick Solutions To 4 Family Bathroom Woes

The family bathroom is one of the most fought over features of any house. Ideally, you have more than one bathroom or at least two...

Delicious Gluten Free Deserts

Gluten free desserts can be just as tasty as their gluten-packed cousins. The trick is not to try and make a straight substitute for wheat flour...

Chewy Lemon Coconut Bars #Recipe

Ingredients 35 vanilla wafers, finely crushed (about 1-1/3 cups) 1 cup sugar, divided 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted One tsp. zest and 1/4 cup juice from 2...

The Ultimate Indoor Herb Garden Guide

It’s the time of the year for families to enjoy fall crafts, gatherings of the clan and...

#Backtoschool Food Safety tips for packing school lunches

Food Safety tips for packing school lunches  Packing a school lunch is something a lot of parents do on a daily basis. They put effort...

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Planting A Kids Vegetable Garden

Our little ones are curious by nature, and it is wonderful to watch them learn something new...

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...

How to avoid being a Mosquito Magnet

While the family and I were outside enjoying the brief flash of sunshine yesterday, we discovered that we weren't the only ones to emerge...

Greenhouse Care For The Winter

Gardens are your gateway to the perfect outside for you. And for those lucky people who have the room for a greenhouse in their...

Create A kids Backyard Oasis This Summer

Aqua Sports Inflatable Water Park The Banzai Aqua Sports Water Park is designed for basketball, volleyball, and water polo play and features a curved water...

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...

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Car Rental Tips and Tricks

Find the tips and tricks on getting the best rental car deal with this article from CarRentals.com, all with colorful and eye-catching...

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Let’s investigate Chromatography! – Guest Post

Today I am very excited to introduce you to Kim Mitton, who is the creator behind  Mitton...

Easy Resolutions For Your Child’s Education

As adults New Year is the time to make resolutions. You know the ones - get fit, loose weight, get organised, learn something new....

Super Cool Science Kits for Super Cool Science Kids #STEM

The kids and I often pile out into the garden with a science book, some experiment 'ingredients' and lots of enthusiasm. Nine out of ten...

CampusBookRentals.com Your One Stop Textbook Solution #Sponsored @textbookrentals

It's that time of year again. As students everywhere prepare for back to school, so college students and their parents start to add up...

8 ways to help your kids make healthy snack choices

We all know that our kids learn by example, but we can be unaware of some of the bad examples we're setting. For instance,...

Reading Tips for First Graders this Winter Break

Is your child just getting settled into first grade after a great year in kindergarten?  Check out these winters break reading tips for parents...

REVIEWS

Tasty Teas To Your Mailbox From Tea Sparrow #Review

Being born in Britain, I am the stereotypical tea drinker. When I moved to Vancouver, the coffee shop culture came as a real shock....

Beautiful Personalised Cross-Stitch – The Perfect Gift #Review

We were lucky enough to be sent this beautiful cross stitch picture by J & M Creations. Who Are J & M Creations? The J &...

National Geographic Kids Cook Book

A year-round FUN food adventure This is much more than a basic children's cookbook. There are roughly 50 simple recipes in the 160 pages, but...

Evey discovers Maplelea Girls & teaches me about assumptions

I have always sworn I would not live vicariously through the kids but when Evey saw friends Maplelea Girl doll and told me she...

Endless Active Fun With PlasmaCar #Review

There is a reason I started to avoid going to our local bookstore with our kids, and that reason was PlasmaCar. You see, in...

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.

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...

Gifts For The Book Lover In Your Life

The holiday season is officially upon us, and that means it's time to give. Since no one wants to be fighting the crowds at...

The Tea Book – A @DKCanada Book Review & Interview with author Linda Gaylard

Many people consider themselves connoisseurs of coffee, especially out here on the West coast where coffee shops double as offices, social hubs and safe...

The Amazing Earth/Dinosaur/ Animal/Space Quiz Books From @DKCanada #Review

There are many excellent Dorling Kindersley books that we have been fortunate enough to review in the past and this months selection from their...

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

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This Counts Canada is a brand new Canadian owned & operated retail site that provides you with fun and rewarding personalized marketplace. Users can...

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One of the endless important purchasing decisions you have to make when you have a child is which car seat you are going to choose....

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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...