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Reading Eggs: Our October Progress Update

As regular readers will know, we are trying Reading Eggs to help both Evey and Gabe with their literacy and numeracy. Yes, you read...

The Encyclopedia Of Plants & Flowers @DKCanada #Review

If you only ever buy one gardening book make sure that it is the Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers from Dorling Kindersley. This beautifully...

Will Your Kids Love Coding With These @DKCanada Titles?

Learning to code provides kids with more than just the skills required for programming jobs. Coding is not only a practical skill, but it has...

“Dr. Brainchild & Radar: A Popcorn Discovery” : Book Review & Author Interview

Homeschooling kids can be fun but it can also be frustrating, especially when teacher mom is a science nerd but pupil son couldn't be...

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...

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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Stuck At Home Craft Ideas With Sharpies

When it comes to crafts, the right supplies can make all the difference in how well your projects turn out. And versatile supplies can...

Ditch The Sugar This Halloween With Our #Homemade Candy Corn Soap

When fall arrives, so too do many beautiful fall crafts, recipes, and activities. It can be easy to fall into the sweet candy trap...

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 to Science...

In The Garden

Spring Is Just Around The Corner: Is Your Garden Ready?

Image Credit: Pixabay With Christmas and New Year behind us, the next thing on the list is spring! With climate change and global warming, winter...

Grow Your Own Food From Scraps #HowTo

Are you looking for a way to squeeze more veggies into your diet without squeezing more money out of your wallet? Would you like...

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...

Family Travel

Top Destinations For 2018

 A Guest Post by Ashley Lipman Nature is a beautiful thing. Everyone has a favorite season, for one reason or another. But, there is something...

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...

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

4 Printable Fine Motor Skill Activities for Kids

Fine motor skills allow us to use the smaller muscle groups in our hands, fingers, and wrists in a controlled way. Mastering these skills...

Heartfelt Gifts That Everyone Can Love

Whenever you are looking for a gift for a loved one, it can always be a challenge working out what to give. One of...

7 Reasons Why Soccer Moms Are Supermoms

Thanks to Sarah Palin, the term “soccer mom” became a bit of an insult, a slur against moms who may simply have their A-game...
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Reviews

Our “Ever After High” viewing party with @Netflix_CA

Our daughter is a big fan of 'Ever After High.' The story is about the teenage children of your favorite fairy tale characters and...

Roadtrip In The House with Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday & #Streamteam

  Just as Netflix has changed how we watch TV programs with their original programming, they are about to change the way we watch movies...

Color Your Kids Happy With Doodle Art Greetings Cards by CraftyKizzy #Review

Are you trying to find a cute and thoughtful gift for a child in your life? Do you know a child or adult who enjoys...

Sweets For Your Sweet From Candy Box Russia #Review

If you or someone you know are a big fan of chocolate and candies then the Candy Box Russia box is just the thing...

Education

10 Things Not To Say When Someone Shares Their Kid Has Autism

I don't expect everyone to be knowledgeable about autism if they don't have someone autistic in their life, but - Please, please, please, if...

22 Giggle Inducing Rules For Teachers Of The Past

Rules for teachers of the past were a touch more strict than the rules those our teachers of today must follow. Here are two...