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Creative Back to School Fun with Epson Canada #Review

| September 12, 2019 | 6 Comments
Creative Back to School Fun with Epson Canada #Review

Creative fun. This is not what many kids think about when the Back to School season rolls around. They are thinking about the work of the school year ahead. But why can’t this time of the year be for creative fun? Epson Canada wants to help create fun this Back to School season with their […]

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3 Ways to Make your Child Overcome Shyness

| September 9, 2019 | 5 Comments
3 Ways to Make your Child Overcome Shyness

3 Ways to Make your Child Overcome Shyness Growing kids have a lot of energy, and more often than not, you’ll find them exploring everything that comes in their way; however, some kids may start presenting antisocial behavior and shyness at a very early stage. As a parent, you may be a bit concerned about […]

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Taking That Leap of Faith

| September 5, 2019 | 7 Comments
Taking That Leap of Faith

Taking That Leap of Faith Have you ever taken a leap of faith? Boy, have I leaped in my life! My most recent leap happened last year, when I moved my family to a beautiful remote Inuit community in northern Quebec called Kuujjuaq. My husband had been offered his dream job and we couldn’t let […]

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Crack into Reading with Reading Eggs #Review

| September 3, 2019 | 8 Comments
Crack into Reading with Reading Eggs #Review

Crack into Reading with Reading Eggs School’s back in session! One aspect of learning that usually goes by the wayside during the summer is reading. What if learning and improving a child’s reading skills could be fun? Reading Eggs wants to help kids crack into reading fun with their app created by a highly experienced […]

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Bust Bedtime Battles With These Great Tips

| September 2, 2019 | 10 Comments
Bust Bedtime Battles With These Great Tips

Bust Bedtime Battles with these Great Tips Few things are as frustrating for a parent as a child who won’t go to bed at bedtime. There are a lot of reasons why this happens, but if you are having bedtime battles with your child, here are some tips to do to help ease your troubles. […]

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School Morning Hacks That Prevent Stress

| August 28, 2019 | 11 Comments
School Morning Hacks That Prevent Stress

School Morning Hacks That Prevent Stress Don’t you hate a school morning where everyone is scrambling and then – once everyone is at school – you get a call that one of your children forgot an important project or paper at home. Ugh! It’s enough to drive a mom crazy! Let’s stop that madness. This […]

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How to Nurture Your Child’s Emotional Health

| August 26, 2019 | 6 Comments
How to Nurture Your Child’s Emotional Health

How to Nurture Your Child’s Emotional Health As a parent, you work hard to take care of your child’s physical needs. You maintain a place to live, cook nutritious meals, and help your child establish good, healthy habits that will encourage good health; however, your child’s emotional health is just as important as their physical […]

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How to Get Kids Excited About Back to School Season

| August 14, 2019 | 7 Comments
How to Get Kids Excited About Back to School Season

Back to school season usually fills children with dread. The older the child gets, the worse it gets. The good thing is you can get younger kids excited about back to school season. Whether your child is scared to go to school for the first time or just dreads going back and starting a new […]

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Build and Bend into Fun with Flexo #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/06

| August 8, 2019 | 164 Comments
Build and Bend into Fun with Flexo #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/06

Build and Bend into Fun with Flexo Building with block sets is a favourite pastime my kids love to do for creative play in our home. I love it because it challenges them to use their imaginations to create fun for themselves. Flexo wants to take block building to a whole new level. They asked […]

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How to Create a Minimalist Back to School Wardrobe

| August 7, 2019 | 12 Comments
How to Create a Minimalist Back to School Wardrobe

Do you find yourself paying a huge amount of money for your child’s back to school wardrobe? It can be pricey to buy back school clothes; however, it doesn’t have to be. One of the best tricks is to create a minimalist wardrobe for your child. What does that mean? A minimalist wardrobe is one […]

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11 Reasons to Attend an Ottawa Champions Baseball Game

| July 25, 2019 | 4 Comments
11 Reasons to Attend an Ottawa Champions Baseball Game

The Ottawa Champions professional baseball team of the Can-Am League is marking its 5th season in 2019 at the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park! The Can-Am league has several top prospects that will eventually play in the majors, or former major league players that make the game exciting for fans. If you haven’t been to a […]

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Benefits of Sending your Child to Summer Camp

| July 16, 2019 | 9 Comments
Benefits of Sending your Child to Summer Camp

Benefits of Sending your Child to Summer Camp Summer camp is a positive experience for both children and parents. Although you may not admit it to yourself nor to anyone else, there’s the most obvious benefits for sending your child to summer camp: weeks of relaxation, a quiet house, chances to shop and wander, as […]

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Visiting the Moo Cows at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/09

| July 11, 2019 | 6 Comments
Visiting the Moo Cows at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/09

Summer is finally here, and we are thrilled to be able to spend gorgeous sunny days at venues like the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum! Lately my littlest, Hudson, has been especially intrigued by farms and “moo cows” as he calls them, so when I asked him if he wanted to go to the farm, it […]

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17 Puppet Crafts For Kids To Enjoy

| July 10, 2019 | 11 Comments
17 Puppet Crafts For Kids To Enjoy

There are lots of benefits, when it comes to encouraging your children to play with puppets. This activity not only stimulates imagination, it also improves motor skills, teaches etiquette, boosts your child’s confidence and more. What follows is a list of 17 fun puppet crafts, suitable for kids of all ages. Let’s talk about a […]

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5 Ways to Control Nail Biting in Kids

| July 4, 2019 | 11 Comments
5 Ways to Control Nail Biting in Kids

5 Ways to Control Nail Biting in Kids Nail biting is a common habit that many kids develop, and statistics reveal that around 50% of children between 10 to 18 years of age have this habit, and it can be annoying and stressful for a parent to deal with. While there may be different possible […]

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10 Fun DIY Slime Recipes

| July 3, 2019 | 7 Comments
10 Fun DIY Slime Recipes

Some toys never seem to go out of style, and slime is definitely one of those toys! Chances are you remember playing with slime when you were younger, and chances are your parents played with it as well! Now, your children are also obsessed with it! The only difference is that today’s children are also […]

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12 DIY Water Play Ideas

| June 25, 2019 | 16 Comments
12 DIY Water Play Ideas

You want your kids to spend some time outdoors during the summer months, but it can sometimes be too hot to enjoy. If your kids are stuck indoors because it’s too hot outdoors, why not create their own personal waterpark? There are so many ways to make fun water play areas in your back yard. […]

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Getaway for Summer in Style with Playmobil #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/05

| June 7, 2019 | 183 Comments
Getaway for Summer in Style with Playmobil #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/05

Getaway for Summer in Style with Playmobil Canada A getaway. It is what every family wants to do during the summer and is sad when it ends, especially for kids. But what if a getaway could happen whenever it is time for play? Playmobil Canada knows all about playing and having fun. They asked us […]

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Bubble Fun for Summer with Funrise Toys #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/28

| May 30, 2019 | 161 Comments
Bubble Fun for Summer with Funrise Toys #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/28

Bubble Fun for Summer with Funrise Toys   Bubble fun can make any day bright for kids. They are round, shiny and float, making kids laugh and smile. GAZILLION Bubbles from Funrise Toys loves sharing toys that bring fun to playtime! They asked us if we wanted to try out two of their toys to get […]

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Making a Splash with The Aqualife Swim Academy #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa/Outaouais 06/07

| May 20, 2019 | 13 Comments
Making a Splash with The Aqualife Swim Academy #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa/Outaouais 06/07

Making a Splash with The Aqualife Swim Academy The first activity I did with my kids were swim lessons. I was anxious to get them into the water as soon as they could (which is recommended at 3 months). Of course, at such a young age they aren’t learning to swim, it’s like a playgroup […]

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How to Protect the Kids From the Troubles of a Marriage Breakup

| May 6, 2019 | 7 Comments
How to Protect the Kids From the Troubles of a Marriage Breakup

How to Protect the Kids From the Troubles of a Marriage Breakup The breakdown of a long-term relationship is among the most devastating realities that a lot of people have to go through. And this holds true in Canada, the US, and even the rest of the world. While it’s not necessarily bad, a breakup […]

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Helicopter Parenting: What it is and How you Can Stop Doing It

| May 2, 2019 | 6 Comments
Helicopter Parenting: What it is and How you Can Stop Doing It

Helicopter Parenting: What it is and How you Can Stop Doing It Are you that parent who does their child’s homework? Do you decide who your kid gets to play with, and never allow him to be out on his own? Do you tend to do things for your kid, that he can probably easily […]

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7 Signs Your Kid Has a Nutritional Deficiency

| April 22, 2019 | 14 Comments
7 Signs Your Kid Has a Nutritional Deficiency

7 Signs Your Kid Has a Nutritional Deficiency Growing children needs the best of foods to fulfill their nutritional requirements, and even if your kid isn’t a picky eater, you need to take steps to make sure he gets all the nutrients and minerals that he needs. So how exactly do you know you’re going […]

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6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids

| April 10, 2019 | 16 Comments
6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids

6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids Easter is the time of year the Christian Church set aside to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Through the years, this celebration has expanded to include the Easter bunny and Easter egg hunts are a big tradition for many families, but it’s not the only […]

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