Free St. Patrick’s Day Activities

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St. Patrick’s Day is almost here. Check out these fun, free St. Patrick’s Day activities for you and your kids. To learn more about this Irish holiday try this fun quiz? Don’t worry if you don’t know all the answers as they will be provided. Do you and your kids like to color? Here are some great St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages  you […]

Why You Should Start Cooking With Your Kids

Cooking with your kids

Inviting your kids to help you cook is an important part of child-rearing. Many lessons can be learned as you allow your child to help you with meal preparation. Here are some tips to get you started cooking with your kids. Even young children can be invited to help in the kitchen as long as you have time […]

Tips To Help You Care For Your Family’s Vision

Tips To Help You Care For Your Family's Vision

Of all the amazing things modern medicine can do, it cannot yet replace your vision in most cases. Caring for your family’s vision is an essential part of medical care, education, and child development, but is often overlooked. Here are some tips to help you care for your family’s vision. Start Early The American Optometric […]

How to Give Your Kids a Daily Dose of Vitamin D

Outdoor Initiative How to Give Your Kids a Daily Dose of Vitamin D 3

With more schools making the decision to cut recess out of the school day, kids have less time to get active and play outside. Playing outdoors isn’t just something fun to do. This activity is important so children can receive a good dose of vitamin D. The sun is one of the best natural sources […]

Relieving Back To School Anxiety

RelievingBackToSchoolAnxiety

Summer is quickly coming to an end for kids all around the country and, like some children, your child might be experiencing some back-to-school anxiety. This can show itself in many ways including separation anxiety, trouble falling asleep, and cranky behaviour. Many children fear the unknown and the beginning of a new school year brings many unknowns […]

Tech Tuesday: Google’s Santa Tracker

Google Santa Tracker

Well, it’s that time of year again and I hope you have already started gathering the gifts you will be giving to your favourite nerds and geeks. As of the publishing date of this post, Christmas is only 23 days away, so there is not a moment to lose. Last year I wrote about NORAD’s […]

Etsy Round-Up: Locker Accessories

Etsy Round-Up: Locker Decorations

When I first started high school back in grade 9, I was so excited to have my very own locker. It took a while to figure out how to organize it in a way which made sense with all of my notebooks, textbooks, supplies and other stuff. I had the most fun decorating my locker […]

Rainy Day Activities

Rainy Day Activities

Here are some rainy day activities for those dreary and wet summer days when your little ones are asking you what they can do. Boredom can lead to all kinds of trouble and frustrating situations, so we’ve thought of some fun things you can do with your kids when they can’t be outside playing because of […]

6 Family Activities Your Family Must Do This Summer

Family activities

Summer will soon be here and your kids will be home from school and ready for some fun family activities full of adventure. What will you do with them this summer? If you haven’t got a clue, last summer we published 65 Inexpensive Kids Activities For This Summer. That post might get you thinking and planning […]

SpinCycle: St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day

When we started our web site for kids, the first theme we did was St. Patrick’s Day. I was and always have been the creative part of our team, while my husband has been the technical part. Together we make a great team. We’ve worked hard and agonized over many decisions to do with our […]