Scholastic Monday ~ The Enormous Suitcase

Robert Munsch is a very popular author here in Canada! His stories have the reputation of being extravagant, bigger than life and full of things that make kids giggle and parents let out a groan or two (all in good fun, of course 😉 ).  The Enormous Suitcase by Robert Munsch is one of the […]

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Veronica and the Volcano ~ GIVEAWAY!

As you’ve probably all figured out by now….us moms here at Glimpse love finding things are both fun and educational and one of those things is books! In fact, our family has filled up more bookshelves with loads of fabulous books in the past few years than I ever dreamed of. I love having our […]

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Lucy’s Lab

I have several children in our home that love to read, and I will readily admit, that I’m thrilled that they love books. To me, a love of good books is very important. The ability to sit down and spend an hour or two reading is something that I love to see our kids do […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ The Heart’s Song

Loss is a part of life. It is a hard part of life…a part of life that we often want to avoid, shy away from or ignore (if we can!). The thing is that the loss of a loved one can be very difficult. Whether it is through death or through moving on or moving away […]

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Drawing With Mark ~ GIVEAWAY! (3 WINNERS!)

Drawing can be a lot of fun. I remember spending hours drawing as a child and even taking drawing lessons at one point! Sadly….my artistic side hasn’t been able to get a lot practice recently, but it has been fun watching our children begin to enjoy drawing! Drawing “freehand” or from their own imaginations is […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ My Encyclopedia of Very Important Animals ~ GIVEAWAY!

Animals are something that pretty much all kids enjoy learning about. The world of animals is so diverse, interesting, unique and exciting and there’s a wealth of knowledge to be learned in the animal kingdom. Even I continue to learn new facts about animals…and I have to admit that I find it all very fascinating […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Thank You Canada!

Happy Thanksgiving to all our Canadian readers! It’s great to practice being thankful every day, but today is a special day that we get to spend a little extra time being thankful. 🙂 As we’ve celebrated all the things we are thankful for this weekend, one thing that came to my mind was that I […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Did You Know? Animals

Kids are often full of questions. I know that I’ve certainly been asked a lot of questions since having my own children….and yep…a good number of these questions were things that I did not have the answers to! Like….how do chameleons change color? And….do fish sleep? Although I may not always have the answers to […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ 13 1/2 Incredible Things… ~ GIVEAWAY!

You know….when I was in school, I have to admit….I didn’t always enjoy learning. 😉 Although there are always going to be some subjects or parts of life-learning that are not as fun as other parts, I firmly believe that if you can find a way to make it more fun or at least applicable […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ If You’re Thankful and You Know It!

We love to sing in our home. We don’t find time for it every week, but when we do, the whole family gets involved…with singing, playing instruments and of course actions (or maybe some never-seen-before dance moves! haha) One song that has been a favorite from the very beginning for the younger kids is “If You’re […]

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