"Mom can I play hockey?" "Mom I want to try baseball" "Mom lets go swimming" " Mom I want to learn to play guitar" These are all requests that I have received from my oldest in a single day! When talking about having kids people worry about saving for university or college, but really it is the extracurricular activities that can take ab big bite out of your bank account.
The day had finally come! We were on our way to Santa's Village in Bracebridge, Ontario. I don't know who was more excited, me or our girls. Although, the smile on Bee's face when we arrived was absolutely priceless. If you haven't heard of Santa's Village and you have young children, you are missing out. This is an amazingly fun place to bring the entire family. I find
Enduring a pregnancy during the summer can be tough on the body and soul. It’s hot, and stick, and hot. Did I say hot? You’re using up a ton of energy growing that baby inside of you, who feels like a little furnace that is blasting out as much heat as possible. While being pregnant in the summer can be a challenge, it does not have to be unbearable. Here are some tips to
Here we are, already mid-summer! I cannot believe how fast this summer is going. Although as the years go by, they seem to go faster and faster. I don’t know about you, but I try to soak up all of the sun during summer days and my kids do too. I try to schedule a few activities once or twice a week to help keep the girls entertained too…otherwise we all end up going crazy!!
Time to take out your red and white!! Canada Day is coming up this Friday July 1st. The excitement will be even higher this year as this fun and meaningful day falls on a Friday, making it a long weekend! With that being said, here are 5 safety tips to consider this Canada Day. 1. Drive safe. As mentioned, this Canada Day will create a long weekend and with a lot of
Summer holidays are right around the corner and for some that means the kids will be home, 7 days a week. There may be breaks with summer camp and programs to keep them occupied, but for the days you and your children are home together it's nice to have a few ideas flowing. So, don’t let panic creep in, read these 5 tips on how to survive summer holidays with kids at
It's finally that time of year where we can get our bathing suits on and go to the beach! Sometimes, this can sound more delightful then it is...especially when you’re taking tiny humans with you. To make sure your day remains a great one, here are 8 tips on surviving the beach with toddlers. Pack in advance. You don't want to be rushing around minutes (or hours)
Father's Day is fast approaching and I have a quick gift you can help the kids make. It's a gift that keeps giving every time you fill it up, which makes it way better then a tie! The materials are not expensive and easy to find. A trip to your local dollar store should do it. This gift is fun for the kids and your husband will love it too. One of my husband is the cookie
You may have seen a couple of photos of my friend Melanie's little girl on the blog over the last few months as she has shared a couple of posts on my blog. What you might not know is that her daughter has Williams Syndrome. If you haven't heard of Williams Syndrome you are not alone. This rare genetic condition that is only seen in 1 in 18,000 births. The
My experience with two under two was short, compared to some, but it was still challenging! My girls are 20 months apart. Currently WeeBee is just over 1 and Bee is just under 3. Although, having two under two was a blur, I can still remember how difficult things could be. But, to be honest I enjoyed it (most of it), I wanted it this way, and I have nothing else to compare
I am not going to lie, I never paid much attention to sports as a kids. I remember being excited about the Blue Jays winning the world series when I was in my early teens, but that is about it. In my 20's I took in a few Toronto Raptors games with Hubs, but it wasn't until the last couple of years that I really started enjoying watching sports and getting into it more. Now
Congratulations on your bundle of joy! There are many things to think of when preparing for a baby, but one of the most exciting can be designing the nursery. When I found out I was pregnant with our first, I immediately started thinking about nursery design. I knew I wanted it to have a designer look, but I also wanted it to be warm and cozy, with some personal touches.