Thursday, August 28, 2014

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Little Ones: Back-to-Routine


I know with my three young ones we were all looking forward to the summer; Relaxed routines, stress free- mornings, and later bedtimes. Now that school is just around the corner the time has come to get back in the routine of a busy fall season. My youngest is off to Primary this year so we are taking extra steps ... Read More »

But Mommm: Summer

Kids exploring lake

It’s 6:45am and I am sitting at a table at the lake. I’m never quite sure what to call this place – a cottage makes it seem like more than it is and a camp sounds slightly less than it is. It’s basically a small building on a lake with no running water or electricity and it’s the place where ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: August 23-24, 2014


1. Game on! Head to Mt. Uniacke Estate Museum Park this weekend to try your hand at their old-fashioned games, like walking on stilts! They”ll show the kids how it was done… or they can show us!  2. It’s the Annual Hand mowing competition at Ross Farm Museum! This fun event will have hand mowers from all over including some of the ... Read More »

Lessons Learned: Getting Ready for Fall


The summer is sadly coming to a close, and it’s time to get ready for the upcoming school year. The transition from summer living to the formal school year can be a difficult challenge for families because of many variables at play. It means breaking into a new routine, letting go of the structure-free summer days, and students may have ... Read More »

A Dad’s Life: Please Don’t Share That


Without fail every week if not more often I will check my normal social networks and I will come across a post, meme, video or blog dragging out the tired image or the poor bumbling helpless dad. Most times I just roll my eyes and keep on scrolling. But sometimes I really have to shake my head as I wonder why ... Read More »

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