Octonauts ~ Slime Time! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Our family tends to stay away from spending too much time in front of screens. However, we do enjoy treating our kids to a DVD or episode or movie night sometimes, so for those occasions we like to have some good quality, educational, yet super fun DVD’s on hand to pull out and use at […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ LEGO City: Build Your Own Adventure ~ GIVEAWAY!

If you say the word LEGO around here you instantly have the attention of our oldest son…and probably a few of the girls as well! In my opinion, it’s one of those toys that is worth keeping around…it helps to build and grow a variety of skills in kids and is a fabulous toy that […]

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Cole’s Perfect Puppy ~ GIVEAWAY!

Chapter books…it’s a world that we’ve become a part of in the past two years! Our oldest son is an avid reader and he loves chapter books! I’m all for sitting down and spending an afternoon reading a good chapter book..but the key word there is good! As a family that places much importance on […]

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Back to School Boutique

We always find that summer flies by, but this year it really flew by!! It was a great summer – one I’ll remember forever, but fall always brings some great things with it as well. One of these is getting back into the routine of school again. Now, I know that the word ‘school’ doesn’t […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Skills for Starting School ABC ~ GIVEAWAY!

It’s not only the older kids that are gearing up for the back to school season, but you can be sure that the younger ones know something special is about to happen and they don’t want to be left out of this whole ‘back to school’ deal! Our four year old is at the point […]

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DK Canada is Back in Action! ~ CONTEST!

Today I’ve got some ultra-exciting news to share with all of our fabulous readers!! DK Canada has been working hard to get a full catalogue on their online website…and finally after almost 2 years their website is not fully searchable and has their FULL catalogue online for you to check out, browse through and order […]

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Summer Reading at it’s Best!

DK Readers have become some of our favorite ways to develop a love for reading in our kids. For me as a parent, they are the ideal type of reader because they are fun, age appropriate and often times they are also educational and will actually teach your kids real-life facts as they read them. […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Coding Projects in Scratch ~ GIVEAWAY!

Scratch is a (free!!) online computer program that has been on my radar for a while now. In fact, my son and I even tried it out one summer, but with a lack of step-by-step projects that we could follow, it was just too much and we ended up taking a break (a very long […]

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The Cat Knows a Lot About That! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Weather…how does it all work?! The weather seems to be a topic that kids are fascinated with – right from Kindergarten until at least Grade 5 (that’s as old as my oldest has gotten so far! 😉 ) Of course, the fascination with weather changes from being interested in rainbows and clouds in the younger […]

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Fast Paced Fun!!

One of our favorite things to do together is play games! Oftentimes our family nights end up being game nights…and even when us parents don’t have time to play a game it is VERY common to see our kids sitting down to play a game with each other. I love that we’ve been able to […]

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