Signing Time equals Fun Learning Time #StreamTeam

Signing Time! Netflix #StreamTeam

When I worked as a  behavioural therapist for children with autism, many of the children I worked with were motivated by movies, or television shows. Many kids had their own personal DVD player in their work station that could play any specific DVD that would we would use as reinforcement. One little girl that I [...]

A Leap of Faith!

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I did it! I’ve hemmed and hawed over this idea I’ve had for a while. Maybe, like a few years while, but still. A long time. I’ve played this entire venture out in my head many, many, many times. And I never took that leap. I was held back by fear, by the unknown. Would [...]

The 5 types of daycare parents

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Over the last few weeks we have had a few visits to Little Dude’s daycare. They do these transitional visits so the babies can see the space and meet the staff while the parents are able to accost question the staff on anything and everything. Over my visits and from doing these visits 2 years [...]

Toilet training essentials with Kandoo

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In late June, I took the plunge (pun, intended)and toilet trained Princess Peach. I prepped Princess Peach long and hard about the “diaper fairies” coming to our house one night and taking away her diapers. They would then deliver them to babies who needed them. She never clued in that the other “baby” was her [...]

I throw #LikeAGirl and I’m proud of it! #pgmom

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When I was 7 I wanted to play baseball. It didn’t matter to me who I played with. I just wanted to play. My dad eagerly signed me up for t-ball and I remember how excited I was to play. That first year my team won the t-ball championship! What a way to start off [...]

Join me for a #cleanwater Photo Challenge #PGmom

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What have you done today that has used clean water? I’ve used water to shower, to make my coffee, to wash my hands, wash dishes, do laundry and drink, of course! I’m very lucky that in Canada, I have access to clean water that is free of disease. I never have to worry that myself [...]

Summer Camp Options at Kidville Canada

Kidville Toronto Camp Info

I’ve been very honest about my love for Kidville in Toronto! The facilities are immaculate, the teachers are fantastic, and  their classes are engaging. They have amazing perks such as free play in the gym and have valet parking (yes, you read that right!). Kidville-  Yonge and Lawrence Village is also proud to announce that [...]

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 [...]