Thursday, November 27, 2014

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Little Ones: to e-read or not?


There is lots of debate about babies and toddlers using/watching screens. The general thought seems to be less screen time is best. As children get older, there are plenty of apps and games that help pre-schoolers and emergent readers learn the alphabet and practice phonetic sounds. What about when you are using your tablet specifically to read books? Do you ... Read More »

But Mommm: Panic


If any of you were at the Remembrance Day ceremony at Sullivan’s Pond you may have noticed a frantic looking woman searching all around for her son. One minute he was standing next to her and the next minute he wasn’t. That frantic looking woman was me and those few minutes (until we found him running back after hiding behind ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: November 22-23, 2014


  1. Do you want to spend the winter on the ski hill in an affordable way? Martock Ski Race Club’s Annual Pre-owned Equipment Sale is a great place to pick up previously used equipment for everyone in your family! And at Ski Wentworth it is their annual open house with a ski patrol gear sale, crafts and pay no HST on your ski ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Santa & Squash


For the past few weeks, my daughter has been asking me about the cold hard truth surrounding Santa Claus. I thought I had another year before I needed to explain the complexities of Santa Claus because up until now, she’s never questioned us about it.  I really believed my 11 -year old daughter, a self-professed believer, would have one more Christmas ... Read More »

Bringing Balance: Mama’s Little Helper


In the interests of full disclosure, let me say this: I have no idea what Hamburger Helper tastes like. But I’ve seen it, and I’ve seen the ingredient list, and this is my best kick at a healthy, tasty homemade version. And my daughter just asked for seconds and if she could have it in her lunch tomorrow, so that’s ... Read More »

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