Kids

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Summer Sleep Tips for Kids

Summer Sleep Tips for Kids

Summer is only a few weeks away and routines are about to go out the window! Summer is a busy time for many families as they spend their evenings at the sports fields, and weekends are spent cottaging and camping making it very difficult to keep a regular routine....

Canada’s Regions: 5 Ways to Teach Young Children about Geography

Canada’s Regions: 5 Ways to Teach Young Children about Geography

It is currently March Break in the province of Ontario where I live and teach, and this means many students are away on vacations for the week. Many people escape to warmer destinations for March Break which I totally understand, however I think we have many amazing...

Bucket List Ideas for Families

Bucket List Ideas for Families

My husband and I love travel and adventure and have always lived a fast paced lifestyle. We promised that adding our daughter Thumper into the mix wouldn't change this and 1 year later I can say it definitely hasn't. We love to travel, adventure outdoors whether it be...

10 Different Christmas Traditions

10 Different Christmas Traditions

As the Holiday Season approached and the hustle and bustle and the long list of things to do began including: putting up Christmas lights and the tree, buying and wrapping gifts, baking deserts and cooking meals,  I began to wonder how Christmas morning is different...

Giving Back In Your Community – Busy Mom Edition #LocalLove

Giving Back In Your Community – Busy Mom Edition #LocalLove

Giving back, something that many of us strive for, but lets be honest.  It is easier said then done.  Work, children, extracurricular activities, trying to get to the gym... there are a LOT of things competing for your time and energy.  So finding the motivation to do...

Diabetes Management in Summer: Camp, Trips and Travel

Diabetes Management in Summer: Camp, Trips and Travel

Summer is just around the corner, and with gorgeous weather comes a change in routine as kids take a break from school. Meal times change, activities increase and it’s easy for scheduling to fall to the wayside. From vacations to summer camps and trips to the cottage,...

Giving Back To Your Community When You Have No Time #LocalLove

Giving Back To Your Community When You Have No Time #LocalLove

It is Sunday night, the kids are finally in bed and the house is quiet.  I take a look at what is coming up for the next week - swimming lessons, school council meeting, traveling for work, and a birthday party on the weekend.  Ugh, I am tied already and the week...

How to Host A Play Date When Your Child’s Friend Has Diabetes

How to Host A Play Date When Your Child’s Friend Has Diabetes

It is so important to facilitate healthy relationships between your kids and their friends. Movie nights, sleepovers, study sessions, these are all amazing ways your children bond with their friends.  Does that change if one of their friends is diagnosed with...

The HUGE List Of Free Knitted Hat Patterns For Boys

The HUGE List Of Free Knitted Hat Patterns For Boys

If you love to knit and are looking for a great variety of FREE Knitted Hat Patterns For Boys then look no further.  Sometimes when looking for knitting ideas it seems like so many of them are focused on girls, as a mom of 2 boys I thought I would put together a list...

5 Things I Learned From Saying I Will Never Be A Hockey Mom

NEVER is a tricky word.  When you look up the definition of never it says: at no time in the past or future; not in any degree; not under any condition.  Gulp.  Saying "Never" carries some strong connotations with it.  However in our daily lives people often use...