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How to Stay Asleep Through the Night

Whether you are experiencing the insomnia-related side effects of your pregnancy journey, are a new mom, or have several children, sleep might not come easily to you anymore. And if it does, you probably don’t get many nights of undisrupted sleep. Not only...

6 Simple Ways to Redesign Your Bedroom

After a long day of working through your busy schedule, few things are more rewarding than coming home to the unparalleled comfort of your own bedroom. However, if you’ve grown tired of the aesthetic and waning comfort levels of your bedroom, a...

Avoid These Mistakes Once Your Quarantine Ends

"The worst that can happen is that we make a misstep and let our emotions get ahead of the facts, and we have to go through this again," said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Things have been extremely difficult for everyone because of...

Pairing Cake And Wine

(Royalty-free image here) Many of us are finding ourselves spending more time at home these days. With all of the stress and uncertainty, finding ways to relax and unwind is essential, and what better way to celebrate than with an...

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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Valentines Mice For “Last Minute Mom’s” Like Me

If you are the last minute mum like me, you're always playing catch-up. Wanting to be the crafty mom who makes stuff with her kids...

Look – You Can Create This Cute Woodblock Minecraft Snowman #Crafts

Materials Needed downloadable printable snowman pieces paper printer scissors Mod Podge small paint brush 3...

Beaded Ribbon Bookmarks #Tutorial

These easy to make, and easier to adore, beaded ribbon bookmarks are an ideal tween or teen craft and with the minimum...

25 DIY Blankets to Give as Gifts or Keep Forever

Our three oldest children never had a blanket they were attached to, despite my efforts. I had always imagined it would be so cute...

Viva Vancouver

Vancouver With Kids – Does Science World Cure “The Boreds”

If you are looking for things to do in Vancouver with kids, one of the first things you'll hear is "Take them...

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...

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

Britannia Mine Museum, British Columbia

Britannia Mine museum has changed It had been a few years since we last visited Britannia Mine. Gabriel was just a baby, and the five...

10 Fun Family Activities In Harrison Hot Springs

Harrison is, of course, famous for it's Hot Springs but this little community (pop. 1,573) has so much more to offer. There is fun...

The Unplugged Road Trip- Keep the Kids Busy Without Electronics #HowTo

Believe it or not, it is entirely possible to keep your kids busy on a road trip without the benefit of small electronic boxes...

Family Life

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

My First Encyclopedia by @DKCanada #Review

When we decided to homeschool our youngest son Gabriel,  I tweeted a few of the major publishers to ask which books they might recommend...

Beat The Heat: How To Keep Your Kids Cool During A Heat Wave

No, it's not just you. Record-breaking heat waves have been happening all across the world this summer. And even the most prepared...
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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

Reading and Writing Skills Every 1st Grader Needs  #BacktoSchool

Reading and writing are essential for your first grader. Your child was taught the basics back in kindergarten, but now that first grade is...

How To Nurture Education While You Are Travelling

There are many different reasons to travel, and whether you want to unwind and forget about your everyday troubles or you want to experience...