April is Earth Month with Earth Day being celebrated on the 22 April world wide. Conscious parenting and sustainability are important to both Candice and I and we try where we can to do arts and crafts that are kind to the environment. An easy way to do this is to upcycle items we have around the house. If you…
Friday the 16th April is Save the Elephant Day. This is also my birthday which is very cool because elephants are my absolute favourite animal. I have been lucky enough to spend time with them in the wild and they are so incredibly...continue reading
What better way to celebrate Earth Month than by getting outdoors. Enjoying all the beauty that nature has to offer us has so many benefits for everyone. Not all learning has to happen indoors at a table. Getting the kids outside and...continue reading
April is Earth Month and it is a great time to start teaching your kids about why it is important to conserve our natural resources. This is a fun, interactive topic that you can do slowly over the month. On those days no one really...continue reading
For toddlers and preschoolers, the world is full of new things to discover and learn. One of the basic things they need to learn is the various shapes. There are a lot of ways to teach children their shapes, but we think that this bake...continue reading
Are you looking for ways to keep craft time with your children simple and fun? If so, these ten tips for stress-free crafting with children are just what you need! 1. Let your kids choose the craft! PINTEREST is a great resource and...continue reading
Words are so incredibly powerful! The words we speak to ourselves, the words we speak to our children and the words other people speak to us. All of those words have a deep impact on how we behave and what we think of ourselves and the...continue reading
Do your kids enjoy playing with neighbors? Ours do!
But I don't enjoy the mess they make in the house and so I encourage them to play outside as much as possible. One of my favourite ways of getting the kids outdoors is with sidewalk...
When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too. Paulo Coelho, “The Alchemist” We have a lot of glass jars! A lot. We have had...continue reading
The smile is the beginning of love. Mother Theresa Valentines Day has never been a huge thing in our home. We usually make some heart shaped crafts, give each other some chocolate and have a meal that involves something pink or red. But...continue reading