Scholastic Monday ~ Plankton is Pushy

Today it is time for us to introduce: Plankton and Mussel. 🙂 Do they sound like some friends that your kids would like to meet? Well, Scholastic Canada is where Plankton and Mussel come from…in the form of a great story written by Jonathan Fenske. Plankton is Pushy by Jonathan Fenske is one of those […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ 101 Outrageously Fun Things to Do

Do you like to have fun? …To do fun things with your kids, nieces, nephews, grandkids, etc.? How about doing Outrageously fun things?! That sounds extra, extra fun….don’t you think? I’m a kid at heart…so outrageously fun things immediately captures my attention and I’m ready to dive in with both feet. 😉 My only problem […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Twinkle

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star is a song that is well loved by preschoolers! I’ve played it for our kids countless times on the piano and they love to sing it whenever it comes to mind. So, it’s no surprise that Twinkle by Nick Bland was a book that was instantly loved by our younger kids. […]

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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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Scholastic Monday ~ Our Song, The Story of O Canada

‘O Canada.’ The song of our country…the song of our nation. This is a song that is forever embedded in me….and I hope it will be a song that our children will proudly know and sing as well. After all, our country is amazing, and our national anthem is a great picture of what Canada […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Make Your Own Soap!

I remember just loving “crafty stuff” when I was a kid! Knitting, sewing, drawing, fabric paints, friendship bracelets, cross stitch, you name it and I probably tried it! Then came college, and a job, and life in general, so my time to do crafty stuff got a lot less. Now as a mom to three […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ I Am Canada ~ GIVEAWAY!

As we were considering our holidays for the upcoming summer we thought of a few different ideas….travelling overseas to a resort of some sort, or perhaps we’d just go across the border and visit some places in the USA…or we could stay in Canada and explore our country. We settled on the last one and […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Blackflies!

Spring is here and with the arrival of a week of REALLY nice weather, the bug-world has woken up. Oh bugs….there are some that I can live with, and some that I could most definitely live without! A few of those include blackflies, mosquitoes and wood ticks. Right now we’re spending our days checking for […]

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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 ~ Happy Dreamer ~ GIVEAWAY! (3 Winners!)

Do you have any dreamers in your house? I’ll admit that oftentimes….I’m still a dreamer. 😉 The dreams I dream about these days are different from the ones I used to dream when I was younger, but they’re still dreams and they still bring out the creative side and get me excited about the possibilities. […]

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