The Kinivo LS210 Laptop Speaker #Review

What is the Kinivo LS210? Taken from the Kinivo website: "The Kinivo LS210 notebook soundbar clips on to any laptop or netbook to deliver enhance sound...

10 tips For Successful Selling On Craigslist #HowTo

Craigslist is an excellent site for buying & selling items locally. It's free, it gives you plenty of control, and there are no issues...

Planting A Kids Vegetable Garden

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

15 Totally Tasty No-Bake Protein Bites #Recipe

I am irresistibly drawn to any tasty goodies that have the words "no-bake" in the description and I found this fabulous selection on BeamingBaker.com. Demeter, the...

Easy Find Lids From Rubbermaid – Not just a Snappy Name, Snappy Lids Too #Review

You know that feeling you get when you need a plastic container with a lid and you open up a drawer in the kitchen...

5 Fun Ways To Cook Fish #Recipes

Fish can be an excellent source of lean protein, and studies suggest eating seafood actually helps improve brain function, but I have never really...

9 Freezer-Friendly Fast Meals #Recipes

With a family of 7 (almost 8!), there are so many conflicting schedules, trying to make a quick dinner at a time that's good...

In The Garden

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...

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...

Party In The Garden With The Perfect Outdoor Party Space

Do you want to be able to host fabulous parties in your backyard? Well read on and discover how you can turn your 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...

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...

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...

Travel

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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Homeschool

Reading and Writing Skills Your Kindergartener Needs

Is your child about to head to kindergarten? Kindergarten will be a fun year filled with learning for your child. Your kindergartener will learn...

The Singalong Book Club #Review

Singalong Book Club is an excellent new book club for little ones and their caregivers. Aimed predominantly at preschoolers the Singalong Book Club...

How To Help Your Child With A Second Language

Did you know that the most important people in a child’s language development are their family? Children spend so much time with the ones...

Sight Words For 1st Graders

What are sight words? I hear you ask. They are the words that we encounter most often in text, but they are difficult to...

There’s Only One Right Choice in the Debate Between Public, Private, and Homeschools

A good education is the foundation that many people build their success on. And so long as they have a will to learn and...

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

You Can’t Resist Yummy Nummies @YumNummies #Review

Yummy Nummies snack, candy, and meal making sets come complete with everything you need to make adorable mini foods that not only look super...

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...

Books Selected Just For You, Delivered To Your Door By The Reading Bug Box #Review @ReadingBugBox

Regular readers will know that most of our family has a bit of a thing for books so when we had the opportunity to...

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...

The Canadian dolls with personality @MapleleaGirls #Review

For her birthday this year, Evey desperately wanted a Maplelea Girl. I had discovered them quite unexpectedly while searching the net, made the mistake...

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.

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...

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...

Library Science 101 #Inforgraphic

Many thanks to the  USC’s Online Master of Library Management Program for permission to share their excellent infographic

The Sparkle Box – Book #Review

  It is easy for our children to loose sight of the real meaning of Christmas. They are bombarded by images of new toys, opulent...

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How To Help Your Child With #BacktoSchool Anxiety

Back to school is exciting, fun, and very nerve-wracking for many kids. Children, especially younger ones or those with developmental or health issues, often...

Spring Is Just Around The Corner

Image Credit: Pixabay With Christmas and New Year behind us, the next thing on the...

30 Easter Treats You’ll Love Creating #Recipe

Are you looking for some fun Easter treats? No need to trawl the internet for the pretty and the tasty - here are 30...
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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...

Give while you shop with This Counts Canada

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

Your Child Car Seat Buying Guide

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....

“Surprise Inside” – Easy to make Soaps

Today we made soaps, and I hardly had time to take some photos before Evey & Gabriel were begging for a bath so that...