Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Recent Posts

Are We There Yet?: Safety First

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Navigating thru the waters of parenting can be challenging at times.  So many opinions, so many rules, and all of us wanting to make sure we get it just right.  I always love the posts showing the throwback to “those were the days” when you could jump in the bed of your dad’s pickup truck, picking up your friends along ... Read More »

Let’s Discover: Musical Straws

straw

This month’s experiment from the team at Discovery Centre is a science centre classic, but be warned, this experiment may annoy parents! Materials: 1 (or more) straws A pair of scissors How to make: First, take a look at your straw. If it is a bendy straw, cut off the bendy bits along with the shorter straight piece. You only ... Read More »

But Mommm: The Menu

pickyeater

Pretty much everything about kids and food is driving me crazy right now. Somewhere along the line we seem to have turned off the main road onto ‘picky eater’ street and any attempt at introducing new meals to the mix is met with a turned up nose by a minimum of one child. The variation in tastes between the three ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: April 12-13, 2014

April-12-13

  1. The Easter Bunny will be at the Mic Mac Mall from Apr 10th – 19th. Stop by for a visit and get your picture taken with everyone’s favourite fluffy bunny in support of Easter Seals NS. 2. It’s the Sackville Kinette’s Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza! It’s an Easter Bunny Greet and Egg Hunt for kids ages 0-10, on Sunday at ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Springtime Nests

nest eggs

These easy little nest eggs are one of our favourite Springtime treats to make with the kids.  They look adorable on a little cake stand or a brightly coloured plate. Ingredients:  - 2 cups sugar - 3 tbsp cocoa - ½ cup milk - 1 tsp vanilla - 2/3 cup butter - 3 cups rolled oats - 1 cup coconut ... Read More »

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