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Get Back To Nature: Upper Mill Creek Ravine

Mill Creek Ravine North and South (north and south trail off of 82 Ave) are fairly well know Edmonton trails, but do you know of the lesser know Upper Mill Creek Ravine tucked away in the Minchau neighbourhood, in the … Continue reading

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25 Activities For Screen-Free Week

May 1-7 is Screen-Free Week, and as we finally emerge from a long winter and the gloominess of a mixed up spring, I have to admit the kid’s tablet time has been on the rise lately.  With extended screen time … Continue reading

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Day 21: Buying Local and Bowling

I’m a bit late posting Day 21, but it was a busy day and a late night!  The day started off with Chloe waking up a bit congested.  With a birthday party to attend in the evening, I was hoping … Continue reading

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Day 20: Gym Time and Home For a Rest

We had an early start to the day (well early for the sleep-in, slow-to-start-the-day homeschoolers that we are) and met up with new friends for a drop in gym program.  The kids had lots of fun bouncing on the trampolines, … 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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Edmonton + Area Craft Shows, Christmas Markets & More Oct. – Dec. 2016

The snow has started already in Edmonton and with that comes fall and Christmas craft shows and markets. I love shopping local and supporting home businesses when I can,  and the unique items that can be found at handmade craft … Continue reading

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Day 13: Crafting, Coloring and Phone Calls

I was feeling pretty groggy and blah when I woke up today, and we didn’t have any activities planned, so I decided Day 13 would be a crafty day at home. We went out for a quick trip to the … Continue reading

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Day 12: Science and Sunsets

Being in our third year of homeschooling, I see daytime programs and classes geared to the homeschooling community on the rise.  More art classes, gym and sports programs and science centres classes during the day are being offered each year, … Continue reading

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Parades – YEG & Area 2016

It’s Festival time in and around Edmonton and with festivals comes parades! Here’s a list of parades that your kids will enjoy this summer.  Click on the links for more information including start times and routes. June 4 – Farmers’ Days, … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Learning Through Unschooling

If you follow my blog, you already know we homeschool.  But you might of wondered why I never talk about curriculum or share pictures of us doing workbooks. The answer is, we don’t follow curriculum and workbooks are few and … Continue reading

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