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3 Ways To Avoid Activity Burn-Out

3 Ways To Avoid Activity Burn-Out

Keeping my children active is something I have always made a priority. From the time they could walk I was sure to find something they could do to keep not only their bodies active but their minds as well. Dance, Karate, Art Classes, Girl Scouts we've done it all. Still there are times when you have to be careful to avoid activity burn-out. Being active is great but being overwhelmed is always a possibility. How do I avoid the burn-out? I have 3 quick and easy ways! 3 Ways To Avoid Activity … [Read More...]

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Cranberry Almond Granola | TOTS

Cranberry Almond Granola Cereal

On our busy mornings, sometimes I don’t have time to prepare a hot breakfast for the kids and myself. And with spring approaching in the south, the idea of a hot breakfast seems to be counter productive. I like to cook from scratch whenever possible … [Read More...]

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Why I Don't Like Sleepovers

Why I Don’t Like Sleepovers

I went to plenty of sleepovers as a girl. And I thought they were fun. But after becoming a mother, and experiencing the proverbial reality check, I have to say the sparkle is now gone. In fact, they seem to be on the decline in our culture. After 14 … [Read More...]

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Saving Money Tips When Buying In Bulk

Saving Money Tips When Buying In Bulk

Buying in bulk can be a great way to save on your household budget. There are plenty of items that you can score for a great bargain, but there are also things you want to avoid, bigger does not always mean better. Saving Money Tips When Buying In … [Read More...]

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How To Throw an Eco-Friendly Baby Shower

How To Throw an Eco-Friendly Baby Shower

Baby showers are a joyous event to celebrate the new addition to a family, circle of friends and to the world. Why not celebrate it in an amazing way that can help out the environment as well! Here are some great ways to throw an awesome baby shower … [Read More...]

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Travelling with Young Kids

Travelling with Young Kids

With spring officially here and summer on its way with family vacations. Family vacations in our family mean long road trips with three active children aged 6 and under. After 3 different (long) weeks of travelling with them I've gotten … [Read More...]

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DIY Bird Feeders

DIY: Bird Feeders

Spring is in the air! Don't you just love the sound of spring birds? It's one of the many things I love about it warming up and saying Goodbye to winter!  We had a tonne of snow in Nova Scotia … [Read More...]

The Most Popular TV Show Cars

The Most Popular TV Show Cars

There is really nothing better than a car that not only defines a TV show but also defines the character driving it. Some television shows are known by the car they feature in the show. The Most … [Read More...]

Ways to Prevent the Summer Slide

3 Ways to Prevent the Summer Slide

The school year is almost over, which is usually great news for kids. Parents and educators, though, might not be so thrilled. Many public-schooled and homeschooled children who return to school … [Read More...]

Instill a Love for Reading

Instill a Love for Reading

I have not always been a fan of books or reading, I hated being told what to read and when to read it. I didn’t enjoy reading until I was at least 16 and borrowed one of my grandmother’s books. Now I … [Read More...]

Best Flowers to Plant in Spring

Best Flowers to Plant in Spring

Spring is headed our way and for most of us, it can’t get here fast enough. Spring is the perfect season when the weather starts to get warmer, trees are beginning to bud and gardens are blooming with … [Read More...]

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