My Four Youngest Children

How To Teach Your Child Emotional Intelligence – PLUS A Free “Emotions On Faces”...

Emotional intelligence is defined as: the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one's emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically and...
Summer Travel Journal

Reasons Why Your Kids Should Create A Travel Journal (Plus A Free Printable Download)

You do not need to be an explorer of far off places in order to record your adventures in a travel journal. Nor do...

How To Make A “Pick Your Own Adventure” Book #Printable

Do you remember your first experience with "Choose Your Own Adventure" books? Instead of being an observer of the action, for the first time,...

5 Simple and Thoughtful Ways You Can Show a Loved One You Care

It is important that you show the people you love that you care about them. Studies have shown people that who have strong connections...

Christmas Tree Place Card Craft

Place cards always feel too formal for our family dinners, but that didn't stop us from creating these cute Christmas tree place cards or...

Kids Will Love This Simple, Rustic, Christmas Tree Craft

Materials Long twigsFelt in a variety of colorsHot glue gunSmall wood slice rounds in different sizesScissorsCardstockPencil Instructions Begin by drawing half of a Christmas tree shape on...

Make Your Own Christmas Gnome #Craft

If you are looking for a cute but simple Christmas craft then our Christmas Gnome could be the perfect handicraft for you. Easily made...

Upcycled Pallet Christmas Tree Decor

Materials Pallet wood 1x3 or 1x4 works bestA hand or electric sawRed wood stainPaintbrushesWhite chalk paintLarge star confetti or stickersHot glue gunTwineScissors Instructions: Begin by cutting three...

Reasons That Goldendoodles Make Great Family Pets

It has been 52 years since the Goldendoodle was first bred by Monica Dickens in 1969 and the popularity of the dog is still...
MS Read-A-Thon Homepage

Join The MS Read-A-Thon – Read Books, Have Fun, And Raise Money For @mssocietycanada

The MS-Read-A-Thon encourages children and their families to read, enjoy books, and, if they are so inclined, raise money for the MS Society. This...

Timeline Canada & Braintopia: Card Games With Lessons

As some of you will know, our eldest child is not only awesome, but they also manage a games store. Games of the board,...
Playmobil Advent Calendars

Playmobil Advent Calendars For The Young And Not So Young Alike

Regular readers will not be surprised to hear we have Playmobil Advent calendars for everyone this year. Mr. Redheaded Patti had already been online...

36 Advent Calendars for Tweens and Teens

Teens and tweens are often under-represented in our Christmas traditions. It is easy to find a gift, some gift wrap, or an advent calendar...

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...

Eco-Friendly Crafts The Whole Family Can Enjoy

Keeping kids occupied can be a challenge, especially if you don’t want video games and TV to take up too much of their time....