Explaining cancer to a toddler

Photo courtesy of Michelle Quance Photography

There are things as a mother that you expect you are going to talk to your children about during certain stages of their life. You know those talks when your mom sits you down on the couch to “talk” and the conversation could go one of  two ways; super awkward or quick and painless. I [...]

Little Dude’s Favourite Books

My So-Called Mommy Life Little Dude reading

For a while I was posting some of Princess Peach’s favourite toys/items that she enjoys playing with. I realized that in the almost 19 months that Little Dude has been here I haven’t shared any of his picks. The funny thing is that he doesn’t have very many favourite things that aren’t his sisters. Whatever [...]

6 Chanukah books for your toddler

Chanukah Hanukkah books for toddlers

Princess Peach has been anticipating Chanukkah’s arrival for weeks! Finally, tomorrow night at sunset it will start! We will be at her daycare tomorrow night welcoming the first night of Chanukkah while we watch her class sing in their Chanukkah concert. All the families will then light the menorah, eat dinner and watch the kids [...]

2013 Holiday Gift Guide

NOTE: If you are reading this post from a device that uses Flash. Check out my Gift Guide here. It’s finally here! My very first gift guide! It is geared for children between the ages of 0-5! More items will be added to the gift guide in the weeks to come so keep checking back [...]

Princess Peach’s Picks

Princess Peach LOVES to read. Obviously she can’t read by herself but she can often be found sitting quietly in her bedroom reading to herself on the floor or in her rocking chair. It really is the cutest thing ever! She has memorized some of her favourite books and “reads” them to herself sometimes and [...]

Dear Baby

Dear Baby, You are obsessed with books. Your current obsession is Dear Zoo. On average we must read this book 10 times a day. Sometimes more. Daddy and I know the entire thing off by heart. Watching you flip the flaps warms my heart. You are excited every single time we see an animal behind [...]

Princess Peach’s Picks

So I’ve decided to devote some blog entries to Princess Peach’s current favourite things. Hopefully this will give some parents new or different ideas of products that we are currently enjoying! Currently, Princess Peach is into books. Like, really into them. She loves to read books. It’s so cute! We can often find her on her [...]

Oh Canada!

Happy (almost) Canada Day! I’m so happy to be participating in The Great Canadian Blog Bash #TGCBB. Many great Canadian bloggers will be sharing Canadian posts so I hope that you will check them out! Click on the button below to do so. For my blog I have chosen to focus on great Canadian children’s authors. I love [...]

Touch and Feel

Princess Peach is now at an age where she is really into touching and exploring everything! She is also really into books these days and loves being read to. It’s so cute to watch her ”read” a book to herself and flip the pages. Yesterday, we went on a walk and she had a book with her and the [...]

Z if for………..

There is nothing more fun than teaching a child his/her letters! The alphabet is so much fun to teach because letters are all around us from the “S” in a stop sign to finding letters on a Cheerios box the options are endless.  With alphabet books you can teach your children to identify their letters both [...]