The Fire, The Duck and The Seasons ~ GIVEAWAY!

It seems like there are so many lessons to learn in life….so many things that we should be teaching our kids. The big question is: how do you teach them all the important stuff in only 18 years?! 😉 It sounds like a long time, but this summer my oldest just turned 10….and those 10 […]

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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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Scholastic Monday ~ The Lion Inside

Are the quiet type? Perhaps a little afraid of the unknown? Or are you type to let our a mighty roar and to jump in with both feet? Or maybe a little bit of both? Either way, prepare to be inspired by a fabulous tale from Scholastic Canada! The Lion Inside by Rachel Bright tells […]

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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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DK Discovery Day ~ LEGO City, Heroes to the Rescue! ~ GIVEAWAY!

In our house, anything Lego is well-loved…even if it is a Lego book! My son especially loves all things Lego so when he caught wind of a new DK Reader, he was immediately ready to sit down and read…and of course study and examine the cool Lego images & sets that appear throughout the book. […]

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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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Farm Animals ~ Summer Living Boutique!

I will readily admit that summer is my favorite season. I love everything about it…except for the ticks and mosquitos! But other than that, I love summer and thrilled that the first day of Summer is only a month away. In many ways, I feel that summer is already here, and we’ve already had a […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Handwriting Made Easy – Cursive ~ GIVEAWAY!

Cursive handwriting – do you know how to do it? Do you kids know how to do it? Or read it? I often feel like this is one of those skills that is less-taught these days. However, I feel that it is an important skill to know….so in our home we start teaching cursive handwriting […]

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