New Years Eve…..with kids:)

By S. Standish Well it has been a month full of cold weather and illness in our house. I feel a little behind in postings, but will try and make it up over the next few weeks. 🙂 It's almost time for midnight toasting, Auld Lang Syne and resolution promises. How will you ring in the … Continue reading New Years Eve…..with kids:)

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What can we do with all the LEFTOVER Candy Canes??

By S. Standish, December 2017 Mint Flavoured Candy Cane Uses that we have made:  Make a peppermint hot chocolate!! Dip mug rim in light corn syrup, then dip that rim into crushed candy canes. Add your hot cocoa mix of choice and enjoy the deliciousness.  You can also add the crushed candy cane to the … Continue reading What can we do with all the LEFTOVER Candy Canes??

Over 70 Things to Do on Snow Days

By S. Standish  We have a cold snap this year, and topping it off with sicknesses, we seem to be housebound quite a few days. Here is a great list that can give you some ideas of what you can do with your kidlets on those snow days that will help break up the long … Continue reading Over 70 Things to Do on Snow Days

Have to get the jump on New Years ideas…..This looks like fun!!! Great way to use leftover bells!

New Year’s Eve noise maker It’s around this time of year that the kids start asking if they can join in and stay up late for New Years Eve too! We’ve been looking for crafts our two can have a go at to feel like they are part of the party celebrations and a noise…… via … Continue reading Have to get the jump on New Years ideas…..This looks like fun!!! Great way to use leftover bells!

What is Pneumonia? Research Piece based on Personal Experience

By S. Standish Let me preface this by saying this is a research article that I did in order to get more information on this infection. I am not a medical professional and am only putting research into one place. I recently went through a bout of Pneumonia and asked a lot of questions of … Continue reading What is Pneumonia? Research Piece based on Personal Experience

“BREAK PLEASE!” HOW TO GET 5 MINUTES TO YOURSELF.

By S. Standish ***Taken from the Fall 2017 Mini-Magazine Being able to be by yourself may seem absolutely crazy if you're the type to overbook your day with a million other things that need to be done. It is unrealistic even considering a five-minute break to parents or those with an insane lifestyle. Here's a … Continue reading “BREAK PLEASE!” HOW TO GET 5 MINUTES TO YOURSELF.

KidFoody – Another cute idea from Super Healthy Kids!!

Fun food can get kids excited about vegetables! When I first started blogging here, sharing healthy ideas for kids, I had no idea that something like food art could be controversial! Without fail, any time we share on Facebook food that may look like a craft, the responses range from “Ain’t no one got time… via … Continue reading KidFoody – Another cute idea from Super Healthy Kids!!

Elmer’s Slime Recipe – Worry Free

ELMER’S SLIME RECIPE AND INSTRUCTIONS: Taken from the Elmer's Web site. This slime is very easy to make and with a few slight adjustments, you (or the kids) can alter it to fit every holiday and theme. Slime Ingredients: 1/2 TBSP of Baking Soda 1 TBSP of Contact Solution (must contain Boric Acid) 4 fl … Continue reading Elmer’s Slime Recipe – Worry Free

12 Easy Christmas Crafts

By S. Standish This list was the product of sitting down with my boys and trying to figure out what we wanted to make this Christmas. Some are ideas we found online, some are all our own! Join us on this journey of crafting this December. Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees Materials: Popsicle Sticks (coloured or … Continue reading 12 Easy Christmas Crafts