Thursday, April 2, 2015

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Time Well Spent: Be a Fool

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Bring on the laughter this April Fool’s with a few fun pranks the whole family will enjoy. If it’s fun and brings you all together for a laugh – it’s Time Well Spent in our books. Got Milk? – sneak a few drops of food colouring into your milk carton to give the kids an unexpected surprise when they go ... Read More »

But Mommm: The Talk


Now that our oldest is eight, bedtime snuggles have taken on a whole new meaning. In the past they were casual chats about our days and what we were going to dream about that night. Now bedtime has become the time when the deepest of thoughts and questions seem to come out. This was the case the other night after ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: March 28-29, 2015


1. Kids can be part of an innovative technology initiative in Atlantic Canada that will help students in Grades 1 to 5 with reading. Eyeread is a new technology being developed to assess children’s reading. As children read text on a computer, laptop, or tablet, an infrared light tracks the movement of their eyes on the page, noting where a ... Read More »

A Dad’s Life: A Balancing Act


When I tell people that I’m expecting another child 22 months after my last one, most people have an “Oh, dear” look on their face and say “It’s going to be rough that first couple of years,” followed up with “well, the good thing is that they’ll be best friends.” But all I remember is “It’s going to be rough ... Read More »

But Mommm: Vacation


This has been the mother of all winters for us here in Nova Scotia. We’ve battled almost weekly storms and have been sinking deeper and deeper into winter’s grip. This year of all years we were happy to escape last week for March Break to a hot and sunny location. There was no snow to shovel or roof to clear ... Read More »

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