Fun NEW Winter Themes from Playmobil (Giveaway)

Winter is here in Canada and in full force! Looking outside my window I can see snow as far as my eye will go. We have been spending a lot of time this winter hitting the slopes and venturing outside enjoying the beautiful white snow. I always think it looks so pretty when the sunContinue Reading …

Tips for Moving With Kids

Moving is always stressful, but when you add little kids into the mix, things can get pretty crazy. Take a look at these tips as you prepare for your big move to make sure everything goes as smoothly as possible. Try to Help Kids Understand What It Means to Move Especially young children may haveContinue Reading …

Teaching Children the importance of giving During the Holidays

Every day there are opportunities to teach our children. As parents we are constantly being watched by them and without knowing it, our actions speak to them. A few months back we walked past a homeless man while we were shopping. The man was bundled up trying to stay warm with a small sign askingContinue Reading …

Create Magic this Holiday Season with the #CrayolaMagicSceneCreator Giveaway

I always see parents commenting about how they were more into playing, drawing and reading when they were kids. Many people seem to think that children today do nothing but sit on the computer playing games or watch TV. My children have a happy balance or being outdoors, playing indoors and being online. I thinkContinue Reading …

Raising Eco-Friendly Kids

For the ecologically-conscious citizen, it’s important to do good things to provide for a clean future for our kids. Yet it’s also important to make sure that our kids appreciate and preserve that clean future, and it takes education to make that happen. What’s great about environmental education for kids is that it doesn’t existContinue Reading …

Style & Function for Back-to-School #BackToBackpacks

There are certain things my kids get new at the beginning of every school year. A new backpack is one of these things. They seem to be really rough on them throughout the year and often need replacing. But they also grow and their needs grow. What they carry around, their style and their wantsContinue Reading …

Playtime Across the Planet

Back to school is looming, and whether the thought fills your heart with joy, or has you quaking in your boots, the kids will soon be back in the classroom and running amok on the playground before you can say “Bring me a large latte”. Since travel is something we love, I’ve had a virtualContinue Reading …

Call me Farmer Ginger

It has been a busy summer here. We have been exploring a bit but mainly the busyness has been at home. It all started in June when we attended a hobby farm auction. While driving by the auction house one day I saw a sign for an upcoming auction. I told my husband that iContinue Reading …