Non Toy Gift Ideas For Kids

Non Toy Gift Ideas For Kids

I’m sure we’ve all been there.  Your child is invited to yet another birthday party, and you don’t know the kid or the family AT ALL. This happens to us all the time.  Somehow my children have made it to grade 4 and grade 1 and I still barely know any parents of their school […]

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Is It Harder Now To Keep Kids Safe?

Is It Harder Now To Keep Kids Safe?

  I spend a lot of time sitting at dance class, listening to (and sometimes participating in) various parent conversations.  It’s a great source of amusement to me, and sometimes quite educational.   Not long ago I had the pleasure (?) of being part of a conversation on how unsafe life is now.   There […]

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Time To Go Back To Work: 5 Tips For Finding Care

5 Tips For Finding Care

We’ve all heard the adage “It takes a village.”  It’s never more true than in a family with working parents.  That village can consist of family, friends, neighbours, and paid caregivers. While it’s important to have that network in place – people you can lean on when you need them – it’s also important to […]

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How Technology Can Help A Child Learn

Technology Can Help A Child Learn

Technology has impacted almost every aspect of life today, and education is no exception. Schools are also effectively deploying the latest technology in the classrooms for a better teaching, and learning, experience. There are countless ways that technology can help a child get a better education.   *This post contains affiliate links. If you make […]

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5 Tips For Packing Lunches for Picky Eaters

5 Tips For Packing Lunches For Picky Eaters

Do you spend every morning packing lunches for your kids?  If you’re anything like my family, you do.  On top of that daily hassle, we have to get creative – packing lunches for picky eaters! To be fair, Rose is a lot less picky than Emma.  She’ll eat fruits and vegetables with much less hassle. […]

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