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Great Fun for the Entire Family During any Weather

We have had a busy two weeks here! Spring break in our school district allows the kids to be home for two weeks. I love that it always runs into Easter long weekend as well. It is a great time to plan getaways and some  much needed family time. My youngest had such great plansContinue Reading …

Win a Sgt. Stubby: An Unlikely Hero Prize Pack

As documented in history books but largely forgotten today, the heartwarming CG-animated feature Sgt. Stubby: An Unlikely Hero from Fun Academy Studios, based on the incredible true story of the unbreakable bond between a young Soldier and a stray dog, is coming to theatres across the U.S. on April 13!  See the new trailer here:  https://vimeo.com/257724723 For hisContinue Reading …

Too Young for a Crush

Having three older kids I find there is not much I have not experienced as far as being a parent. My youngest who is nine has lots of friends. Most of her friends are all the oldest with younger siblings. They have wonderful parents and I have become friends with many of them. But weContinue Reading …

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 …

Hasbro has Something for Everyone on your List

Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? I just started mine as I had a bit of a late start this year. I use to have it all done before the kids even went back to school. But the problem with that is I would often pick things up and forget where I hid them.Continue Reading …

Support the Kellogg’s Rice Krispies #TreatsForToys program Giveaway

This time of year there is no shortage of charities for people to support. If you are in a position to give, it is always a nice time of year to help others. One of my favourite programs to support this time of year is the Kellogg’s Rice Krispies #TreatsForToys program. The nice thing about this oneContinue 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 …