Birthday Gifts for Kids You Don’t Know :S

By S. Standish We have all been there.....the invites in the school bag to parties of kids we have never even heard of, but are currently your child's bff and they have to go with the coolest/bestest(a word in our family dictionary) present of all time. We try not to do trendy toys or gender-specific, … Continue reading Birthday Gifts for Kids You Don’t Know :S

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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:)

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

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

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

24 days of Elf on a Shelf with Try It Kids…

By S. Standish Please email or comment if you have some amazing elf on a shelf ideas!!!! His name is Stanley (after Flat Stanley, a character in a book that my son was obsessed with at the time). He is our special mischievous Elf that comes every December 1st. He leaves every night to go … Continue reading 24 days of Elf on a Shelf with Try It Kids…

Over 70 Awesome Things To Do With Your Family This Christmas…:)

By S. Standish I have given you a LOT of options to use and create your own bucket list with your family. Half the fun is creating the list as a family and posting it somewhere to easily check on and use to plan festive fun. I use fun scrapbook paper and make hot chocolate, … Continue reading Over 70 Awesome Things To Do With Your Family This Christmas…:)

KidSmarty – Saying Hello Around the World!

By S. Standish Be Ready for World Hello Day (November 21)!!!!! In North America, most of us greet each other by saying Hello. Do you ever hear other people talking in other languages and wonder how they greet each other? Fun Fact - There are more than 7000 languages and more than 7 billion people. If an … Continue reading KidSmarty – Saying Hello Around the World!