Category Archives: kids

A New Year, A New Routine

Since I’ve already gotten the jump on goal setting and intentions for this year, I though it was about time to shake up our routine a little too.  As unschoolers, we don’t have set subjects or curriculum we cover each … Continue reading

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Day 31: Trick or Treat

Growing up, I would go out for hours with my cousins on Halloween, coming home with a garbage bag or two of candy that I would keep stashed in my room for months! My girls are still learning the ropes … Continue reading

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Day 28: Getting Crafty

The week had lots of ups and downs but with Friday and Day 28 now here, I was looking forward to fun weekend activities and hopefully a little bit of rest.  It was a rainy day but we ran a … Continue reading

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Day 26: Double, Double, Toil and Trouble

It’s been an odd week.  I had big intentions and a few extra things planned but my motivation has been lacking lately and some activities were postponed due to wet and muddy conditions.  Extra “life” stuff this week like booking … Continue reading

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Day 17: Library Lounging

Monday’s are never fun. A notification on my phone woke me up and I realized it was later than usual.  Throw in some morning grumpiness from Kai and I was thinking I was in for a rough day.  But after … Continue reading

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Day 16: Sunday Funday

We spent Sunday at home after a night of freezing rain and slippery roads, and the kids kept me busy all day long!  Kaiana started off with a quiet morning and then her curiosity and independence kicked into high gear. … Continue reading

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Natural Products From Little One Naturals

I love supporting home based and small businesses.  In many cases you are directly helping a mom stay home and raise her family, or for parents to help pay for classes, sports or medical expenses for their children. I try … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Sand Free Playgrounds in YEG

Don’t get me wrong, I love sand, but it can stay at the beach.  With the weather cooling down in Edmonton, flip flops, shorts and tank tops are being replaced with sneakers, pants, sweaters and jackets. One of my biggest … Continue reading

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G. Edmund Kelly Park: A Hidden Gem in YEG

With hot summer nights here already, we love to head out after supper for a quick cool down before bed.  But with the larger spray parks jammed packed with excited kids, we sometimes want a quieter experience.  Then we came … Continue reading

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Screen-Free Week – Planning + Keeping Busy

If you’re like us, you have a difficult time managing screen usage.  Deciding how much is too much or if there are better things they could be doing with their time are always on my mind.  We’re a pretty relaxed … Continue reading

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