In celebration of Playmobil head Horst Brandstätter – 27 June 1933 – 03 June 2015

His idea revolutionised the toy market and put smiles on children’s faces all around the world but I'm sad to say, PLAYMOBIL head Horst...

Do I need a new mattress?

Buying a new mattress can be a daunting task, especially if you are one half of a...

No Spend Spring Cleaning #HowTo

  Spring is here, and it is probably time to turn my thoughts, reluctantly, to spring cleaning. One thing I have done several times is...

3 Healthy Treats to Make for Mother’s Day

With Mother's Day just a few short weeks away, it's time to start thinking about what you're going to give that special lady in...

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...

So You Want To Renovate? Here’s What To Think About Before Getting Elbow Deep In Mess

If you own your home, the chances are that at some point in the future you are going to want to renovate some part...

How Your Home Can Affect Your Health

You wouldn’t usually think of your home as potentially damaging to your health. Your mental health maybe, with all the stress of having to manage...

In The Garden

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...

The Ultimate Indoor Herb Garden Guide

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

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...

Adding Individuality To Your Garden

You do not have to have a green finger to make a statement in your garden. Working with what you already have growing you...

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...

Simple Fall Fixes For A Garden You’ll Want To Spend Time In This Year

Autumn is here; it's official, the calendar says so. It's the Goldilocks season that’s not too cold, not too hot, pretty much just right....

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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How to Save Money on School Supplies #BacktoSchool

Buying back to school supplies can be a traumatic experience. You think you are going to swing by the store, pick up a few...

8 Tips To help Your Homeschooled Teenager Get Ready For #BacktoSchool

  Whether you're new to homeschooling a teen or going into your tenth year, these tips will help you prepare for an excellent year ahead. Heading...

The Science Behind Imaginative Play #Infographic

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Five Steps to an Earth-Friendly Classroom

Educators have a huge responsibility to the planet. By teaching today's younger generations the importance of protecting...

22 Rules For Teachers Of The Past #BacktoSchool

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

What’s Your Childs’ Learning Style?

Have you ever tried to figure out which learning style your child has? It can be hard to determine if your child’s learning style...

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Darkside From @Sphero #Review

If Darkside were a piece of music, it would be the Imperial March from Star Wars - slightly ominous with a dose of sinister...

The Lego fun has just begun ! #Streamteam

Having both boys and girls in our home, it is relatively easy not to think of toys & games regarding 'boys toys' and 'girls...

Imagine, Build & Play With Antsy Pants

Most parents would agree that it is relatively easy to choose toys for the kids but not all toys are created equal. Many of...

Give the gift of Empathy With Sharing Small #Review

What Is Sharing Small? Sharing Small is a children’s sock subscription service designed to take an everyday item and turn it into a source of...

Outrageously Easy Outdoor Crafts @DKCanada Book #Review & #Craft

The best endorsement for this book is not what I can write about it but what I can show you. This is what our...

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.

“I See Me” – Personalised Children’s Books – Review

About "I Can Change the World" by I See Me We were fortunate enough to be sent a copy of "I can change the world"...

“Science Rocks” by @DKCanada – This Book Will Rock Your Summer of STEM

Being homeschoolers, we get to play at science fair all of the time, so a "Summer of STEM" is really just an excuse to make...

16 Inspirational Quotes From Children’s Literature #Infographic

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WoodWork by @DK_Canada – A #Review

It’s that time of year again, the time for weight loss and fitness resolutions, exploring new skills and trying out new hobbies. Luckily I...

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Big Ideas Simply Explained @DKCanada Book #Review

The Big Ideas Simply Explained series is for everyone interested in a topic but at the same time intimidated by the complexity and breadth...

WWE 50: Celebrating 50 years of Sports Entertainment – @DKCanada Book #Review

  Usually, when I receive a package with a book to review James doesn`t show lots of interest. As my regular readers know, James lives...

How To Create A Stunning Low Maintenance Garden

Most people like the idea of having a stunning garden for their family to enjoy. However, lots of people don’t want to spend that...
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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...