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:)

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

“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.

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…:)

Top 15 80’s Movies to watch with your Grade School Kids

By S. Standish (80s child and therefore an expert in the field) Make sure that you look at parent groups for reviews and information about appropriate content and what questions it may raise for your kids. We like the resource Common Sense Media. The Goonies (1985)- A group of misfit kids set out to find a pirate's … Continue reading Top 15 80’s Movies to watch with your Grade School Kids