It’s already Thanksgiving here in Canada, and while I reflect on all that we have to be thankful for, it’s also a reminder of all the things we haven’t yet done this Fall as a family. I started this blog a few months ago now, and fully intended to have all the enticing posts and pinterest-worthy pics I see swirling around my feeds, but life
I came across Tania Joy Antonio’s children’s book The Affirmation Station – a beautiful collection of affirmations for kids – through a social platform for moms – Social Common . The Affirmation Station encourages children to fill their souls up by repeating positive, gentle, kind messages beginning with ‘IAM’. As a Mama herself, Tania Joy Antonio’s intent is to empower children to attain self-love and encourage thoughts for a
We recently spent 3 nights at the family-friendly Deerhurst Resort in Muskoka, Ontario. We’d heard lots of great things about this resort, and with just a 2 hour drive for us to get there and an “End of Summer” discounted offer, it seemed like a great choice. Packing for six of us, and juggling four kids at different ages and stages made it a bit
Featured in YMC.ca Life & Travel: Travelling with a Big Family is Hard; These Travel Sites Will Make it Easy Now that the Back-to-School crunch is over, my attention has shifted from camp schedules and cottage-going to hockey schedules and homework routines. Daydreams of a break from it all are beginning to creep in and whether a family vacation over the holidays is feasible with my large brood.
According to StatsCan, July, August and September are the most popular months for Birthdays. Safe to say parents were doing more than Thanksgiving and other holiday planning over the colder months of Oct, Nov & Dec 😉 No teasing here – we have an August and September baby ourselves! Like us, your kids probably had more than one birthday invite over the summer months, which
**Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, meaning we may earn a small commission if you choose to sign up with the Shoot Along program. All opinions are our own, and we only recommend services/products we use and love ourselves, and any commissions earned are used to maintain this site** So, I just finished Summer School! No, not traditional school, something way more fun –
Having four young kids means there’s a ton of stuff that accumulates, including some pre-loved items like clothes, baby gear and such that is still in excellent condition and way too good to be through or sent to the donation bin. Like many Moms trying to declutter outgrown goods, I’ve tried Mom-to-Mom sales, Kijiji, and Buy & Sell boards on Facebook. While I’ve been successful