Kids

Summer Fun With K’NEX

My daughter and I try to grab some play time together when we can. Our youngest still takes two naps in a day so if we are home together during a nap, I enjoy pulling out a few different toys that she and I can do together. These are toys that are quiet, require us [...]

I can’t believe we are already just over half way through the LEGO DUPLO 30 Days of Play Challenge on the Today’s Parent website. Each day for just over two weeks, we have been checking the Today’s Parent website for new challenges, or play ideas. If you are following me on Facebook or Twitter, then [...]

Have You Played Today?

I’ve been at home on maternity leave with both of my girls for almost ten months now. Today, I was thinking back to the first day at home with both of them, alone, and how terrified I was. I still have days when I wake up in a panic because I don’t know what I [...]

I have to admit something. I have no idea when March break is happening this year. I really have no reason to. With both of my girls under the age of four, every week is Spring Break. Looking it up online, I found out that Spring Break in Alberta is from March 23 – 30 [...]

Introducing Kids to ABCs

Our oldest is three years (and three months) old and she told me a couple of weeks ago that she didn’t like to look at books by herself because she couldn’t read them. I’m guessing it frustrates her and she focuses on the words. We have been working on looking at the pictures and letting [...]

With the crisp fall air just around the corner and back to school looming, parents everywhere are getting their kids ready for the big day. Beaners Fun Cuts for Kids offers advice to ensure kids head back to school in style with the following tips, trends and time-saving techniques: Health and Vitality – Fall is [...]

Summer Bedtime Tips

I saw the cover of a magazine the other week and had a little laugh to myself. One of the articles on the front cover was “10 Tips to Being a Happy Mom”. Ten? Really? I argue that there is only one big secret to being a happy mom. Sleep. At least for me, no [...]

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