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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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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Character Matters ~ GIVEAWAY! (2 Winners!)

Hard work, being disciplined, showing initiative, being honest, having respect for authority and an awareness and concern for others around us are a few of the character traits that are essential for success in life. Having strong character and social finesse are very important. However, building character in yourself or your children can take a […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Ready to Read ~ GIVEAWAY!

Reading is one of those essential skills! It’s something that is incredibly important to learn, and in my personal opinion, I believe that it’s extra extra fabulous if you not only learn to read well, but you also LOVE to read. 🙂 Reading opens up a world of knowledge and stories to you and your […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Big & Little Are Best Friends

Best friends are some of the sweetest parts of life. 🙂 The great part is that our friends are not carbon copies of ourselves….instead they are unique, special and sometimes very different! Scholastic Canada has a sweet story about two friends who are very different yet find ways to make their friendship work…. Big and […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ The Awesome Guide ~ GIVEAWAY!

Super Heroes and Lego…the two loves of most boys! Our oldest boy is definitely included in this category and he spend a lot of time looking up the Batmobile and any type of thing that involves LEGO or Super Heroes. But when you combine both of them it’s extra fabulous!! The LEGO® DC Comics Super Heroes: […]

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Sky Pony Press “Lizzie and Lou Seal” ~ GIVEAWAY!

Do you love to snuggle up with your little ones to read?  Do you have kids that enjoy sitting and reading or looking at pictures in books?  I have a house full of kids that adore books (well, maybe not a house full but four of them!) 😉  We have really enjoyed this cute and […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Old Turtle Questions of the Heart

Kids have a lot of questions, don’t they? Lots of why’s and what would happen if….questions. Lots of questions about life and how things work. Oftentimes our own children will come to us with questions about things I’ve never thought about before, or at least not for a very long time. I love the questions […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ I Need a Hug

Do you like hugs? I can vouch for the fact that a good hug definitely makes a tough day a little bit better…or a lot better! We have some wonderful “huggers” in our home and I’m not giving them up! 😉 Buuuuut…what if you need a hug, but you’re just a wee bit prickly…spikey….or pokey? […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ King Baby

  Kings and Queens is a ‘game’ that is commonly played in our home. Our kids enjoy dressing up, pretending to be royalty and being the ‘King’ or ‘Queen’ for a day. It’s all just a lot of fun! But what about a baby…who’s a King? A King Baby. Sound intriguing? Sound like something your […]

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