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.
When you think of family dinners what image comes to mind? For me it's sitting at the table with everyone eating, laughing and sharing stories. Now, when you think of what you are eating, what do you think of? When I asked by friends this question the majority of them said - beef! The dish in their mind was either steak, roast or hamburgers and I believe it's because
The time when Monkey was in the NICU was one of the hardest time in my life. There is no worst feeling then leaving the hospital to go home without your baby in tow and feeling helpless to make them get better. Since that time many people have asked me what can they do to help other parents who have a baby in the hospital. Recently I got to put my advice back into
Mother's Day is around the corner but it doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot of money. I think most moms would agree that it's not about the monetary value given on this special day, but the thought behind the gift. A beautiful handmade card, a homemade breakfast, lunch and/or dinner, or even time to herself in a hammock with a book. Take a look at these 15 Thoughtful