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Category: Educational

Plans for summer? Head to the Y for camp!

What are your plans for the kids this summer? Do you stay home and head to the park? Send them off to their grandparents? Go camping, vacationing or do you take it day by day?  I’m a take it day by day kind of gal but we do have some trips this summer and some days for the kids to head to day camp.  Day…

My favourite booths at the Green Living Show #GLS18

What a busy day at The Green Living Show!  I saw some great booths and what a change in the focus of cannabis and clinics around.  There was lots of great information there.  From health and wellness to green cars to beauty and food and beverage there was so much to see and new things to discover. AliveIntention was one of my favourites with their positive…

Last minute gaming gift ideas from Asmodee Canada

Some of our favourite things to do as a family is to play games.  It teaches kids patience, it’s educational, memory, critical thinking, it lengthens the thought process and some are small enough to take on the road and/or put in the stocking.  Right now we’re all about Spot It! and Braintopia and it’s fantastic. It’s a…

Bringing art to life with Crayola

I have something fun to share with you today!  A very cool creativity set from our friends at Crayola have brought animation to life with the Crayola Magic Scene Creator which includes a magic scene creator unit(3 AA batteries are required), a great variety of 70 action cards and 6 gel fx markers. In a nutshell here are the details on the Crayola Magic Scene Creator…

My Holiday Gift Shop for the kids from Amazon

Christmas is just about 6 weeks away! Are you ready? Do you brave the mall or prefer to shop online?   I’ll tell you what I prefer. ONLINE!  Malls exhaust me and I’d rather avoid the usual poor customer service.  I posted an interesting topic on my Facebook page.  Do you prefer toys as gifts for your kids or do you prefer…

The Whole Life Expo is this weekend!

It’s the wonderful time of year again for the Whole Life Expo!  I can’t wait to hit booths on Friday and see all the natural, healthy and wholesome goodness offered this year.   We are also offering a fabulous gift basket giveaway & tickets as well! You may be curious as to who will be exhibiting, speaking and what seminars will be held.&nbsp…

Epic from LeapFrog: The tablet that grows with your child

When it comes to electronics, LeapFrog is always my first go to, especially for young kids.  It’s educational, fun and well, epic when it comes to the introduction of toys for this generation.  To keep up with my kids learning, from books to everyday outings and such to a little help from LeapFrog, there’s LeapFrog Academy.  An online guided learning program designed…

Part 2: Mindfulness Activities to do with your Kids #RestEasyTonight

Did you check out my previous post with GoodNites?  Well, this is Part 2 of this series and today I’ll be sharing with you Michele Kambolis, Child & Family, Therapist tips on Mindfulness.  She was like an angel, she is everything I inspire to be and once the twins are in JK this September, I can’t wait to read her book, Generation Stressed…