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Leader of the Day – free printable

I’m sure you’ve heard of the crazy idea of a “yes day” by now. Jennifer Garner made it pretty famous by sharing about it on Instagram, and there have been several bloggers and YouTubers that have done them and shared their hilarious results. Saying yes to your child/children, no matter how outrageous the request, seems […]

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How to Survive Summer as a Stay At Home Mom

Summer break. Such an exciting time. No schedules, sleeping in, being lazy, relaxing, spending lots and lots of time with your kids enjoying the sunshine. Sure, that’s maybe what the first day or two will look like, but very early on you are bound to hear the dreaded “I’m bored” or the constant bickering of […]

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Disconnect and Reconnect – March Break edition

It’s no secret that we love board games in my house. I have always loved them, and am so happy that my kids do to. They make great gifts: they get played with way more over the years than other toys. They can be educational in many different ways, including teaching life lessons of being […]

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Frugal March Break Fun – how to easily plan theme days for your kids school break

Staying home for your spring break this year? We are! I’m not a fan of crowds, so we are staying around the house and avoiding all the touristy things in Toronto that everyone will be heading too. So, with help from my kids, we have been planning some theme days for each day of March […]

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Let the Little Ones Cook – 6 tips to help get your kids in the kitchen

I never used to let my kids help me cook or bake. I love cooking and baking so much, but the idea of letting them help, really stressed me out. The kitchen was MY space. The only “me time” I would get. Letting them in felt like it was taking something away from me. Plus, […]

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Bring Back the Board Game

We love board games. As kids ourselves playing with friends and siblings, when we were just dating, and now nearing our 10th anniversary with 4 kids of our own! They seem to have always been a part of our life. We have a very large collection, including some from our own youth, and many newer […]

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More Frugal Summer Fun

Not all of us have access to beautiful sandy beaches or even a pool in our very own backyard. But fun can still be on the agenda this summer, and it doesn’t have to come at a high price either!  From extra A/C bills and high priced summer camps (we are sending our oldest to […]

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