Stop Light Craft

My daughter's new favourite thing is to point out everything she sees when we drive. She gets excited when she sees the churches (Elsa's ice palace), and the old stone houses, and the various small businesses in our town. She recently began noticing signs and symbols, and I thought it would be fun to introduce …

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10 Things to Do with Kids During Corona Quarantine

Hi there. I know exactly how frustrated you feel. This virus is wreaking mayhem across the entire globe, and disrupting everything and everyone in our day to day lives. The vast majority of us are now stuck at home with our kids for a number of weeks in order to practice social distancing to avoid …

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A New Years Resolution (Journalwithme#19)

New Years is a time for reinvention. That's why New Years resolutions exist. It's a time to change your life, the start of a brand new year, and for some reason it makes us feel more accountable. Most people want to work on saving their money, eating healthier, reducing debt or beginning a new workout …

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Daily Routine of a Home Daycare Mom

Like every other working mom out there, I established a concrete routine to make my home daycare business run smoothly. The children thrive with a structured routine, and it allows them to anticipate what will be happening next. This reduces anxiety and gives them the stability that regulates their behavior. Our days flow nearly the …

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Fun Fall Programming

The autumn season offers multiple opportunities for nature exploration, and naturally raises a lot of questions: Why do the leaves change? Why does the temperature grow colder? Why do we need coats during the daytime? Why are the leaves falling off of the trees? Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving, Halloween and Remembrance Day? All of …

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