toddler fun

Science World Piano

Sometimes the best memories are those that remind us of our childhood. I remember trips to Science World vividly and my favorite place to dance out the sillies was on the interactive piano. Of course, I remember it being much bigger when I was much smaller… but the memories are there none-the-less, I made sure we spend extra time dancing on the keys, just for mom’s sake. Wordless Wednesday was

Girls playing in Leprechaun Goo

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here so what do all of us non-super creative moms out there do? We start hunting around on Pinterest for ways to keep the kids busy. Well this year we have done the work for you. Here’s a roundup of 7 St. Patrick’s Day activities and 7 St. Patrick’s Day treats that you can make with your wee ones that won’t put much of a

10 valentine's day

On the 13th of February every year, I have a mini panic attack while trying to decide what to make for the annual class Pink & Red Day party. In my day, we called it a Valentine’s Day party, but I digress. As a long time practitioner of the ancient art of procrastination, I generally add some food colouring to cookies or cupcakes the night before and let it go. This

Plasma Car

Raise your hand if your Christmas morning usually consists of the mad dash to find batteries for all those new toys? Or hunting for the screw driver to start assembling toys that need to be opened RIGHT NOW, only to discover you need an hour (uninterrupted) to put them together. Yep, that is my house on Christmas morning in a nutshell. This year we wanted to focus more on engaging

Barefoot Books

I learned to read at a very early age, thanks to my dad, and have been a bit of a bookworm ever since. I love finding unique books, retellings of classic stories, books that I’ve never seen anywhere else. Often this is through a garage sale, sometimes the library, but usually the books I see, especially for kids, are of well-loved characters, celebrated authors and/or popular among the young set.