Teaching little kids about the Earth with Netflix #streamteam

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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.                                                                                                                                                      -Native American Proverb Last week when out with Princess Peach she noticed a coffee cup and some garbage on top of a newspaper box. She was very concerned as to why the coffee cup was there and not in [...]

5 things I learned from working with children with autism

Today, April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day. It’s important to bring awareness to autism everyday not just once a year. The most recent stats are that 1 in every 68 kids will be diagnosed with autism. The last 10 years of my life has been devoted to helping children with autism and their families. [...]

Tiggly Shapes review and giveaway

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My kids are very blessed that they have more toys than they could ever play with in a day. They also have a large variety of toys from natural wooden toys to battery-powered educational toys. Being that my husband and I consider ourselves quite techy, it’s no wonder they my kids are into technology as [...]

Our month long Family Financial Challenge inspired by Gail Vaz-Oxlade #SavingMadeSimple #PGmom

In the last 3 years I have been on 2 maternity leaves. That means 2 out of the last 3 years I have made a percentage of my total income.  I’d like to think that I’ve budgeted and try to be “frugal” (although I’m really horrible at it) but there are some things that I [...]

Potty Training Prep

Now that Princess Peach’s bottles are gone thanks to the amazing Bottle Fairies, we have been talking a lot about the Diaper Fairies. You know these little ladies who come at night, collect all the diapers, and give them away to babies who need them? I guess in our house they will be replacing diapers [...]

A Rockin’ Time at Kidville

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A few months ago I shared that Princess Peach and I would be spending 45 minutes for 16 Thursdays at Kidville taking the Rockin’ Railroad music class. I was so excited about this wonderful opportunity. Kidville opened for business in Toronto this past September 2013 and I couldn’t wait to see what it was all [...]

Magformers Light Show Review and Giveaway

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Princess Peach, for an almost 2.5 year old has a spectacular imagination. She loves playing make-believe with anything she can. We have tea parties with Tupperware, re-enact parts of her favourite sports and music classes and things that happen at school like circle time, getting all the kids to line up and music time. This [...]

Growing Connections with the Grain Farmers of Ontario

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On Saturday, Princess Peach, Little Dude, my mom and I attended the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. To me it was my first time attending although my mom said I had attended once before as a child. Clearly, I didn’t remember. I really had no idea what to expect. Sure, I knew there would be animals, [...]

The new Kid(ville) in town

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Fall (crazy, eh?) is around the corner. With that means fall activity programming. Last year with putting Princess Peach in daycare we had minimal programming to do as her days were planned by the daycare. It was a change from her first year of life, as I literally had her programmed daily from the time [...]

Beautiful Lengths

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I have a love/hate relationship with my hair. When I have it short, I wish it was longer. When it is longer, I wish that it was shorter and easier to manage. See, I’m very lucky to have thick hair but at the same time it’s a lot of work. In the colder months it [...]