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Huntsville, Alabama: From Outer Space to Art Space

When my brother-in-law moved to Huntsville, Alabama it only made sense to plan a family road trip to this yet-to-have-visited city. Although we’re familiar with NASA and the agency’s efforts around space exploration, I had no real understanding that Huntsville, Alabama was there from the beginning. […]

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Kids Book Review: The Steadfast Tin Soldier

The Steadfast Soldier Enchanted Lion Books / Publishers Group Canada By Hans Christian Anderson, illustrated by JooHee Yoon 64 pages age 5-8 […]

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Confession Time: Working Mom Guilt

The start of a new video series, I confess a few things that are on my mind. This week I’m talking about guilt, specifically the guilt I feel as a working mom. It’s not a new phenomenon but it’s new to me and it’s hard. […]

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Holiday Christmas Book Countdown 2016

Advent calendars are a great way to prepare for the holidays, and we shared a few ideas, but holiday books are one of our favourite ways to get into the spirit. You can see our 2015 book list, our 2014 book list as well as our 2013 book list but if you’re looking for something new checkout this year’s 24 Days of Holiday Books. […]

Mixit Customized Cereal for a Healthier Breakfast Treat

For some, buying a Triple, Venti, Half Sweet, Non-Fat, Caramel Macchiato is a perfect treat for getting your day off to a good start. I’m opting for a healthier indulgence. I’m talking about the Canadian Mixit customized cereal just for me. […]

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Confession Time: Some People are Jerks

The start of a new video series, I confess a few things that are on my mind. This week I’m talking about jerks. Sometimes the behaviour of others has nothing to do with you (or your child). […]

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Kids Book Review: Smart About Sharks

Smart About Sharks Flying Eye Books / Raincoast Books Illustrated by Owen Davey 40 pages age 5-8 Non-fiction […]

THIS WEEK’S BEST READS FOR MOM FROM ACROSS THE WEB

Eat: 
9 Eggnog Recipes

Live: 
60+ Christmas Carol Lyrics

Love: 
Sexy Stocking Stuffers for Your Spouse

Muse: 
Holly and Pinstripe Nail Art

Nest: 
21 DIY Christmas Wreaths

Party: 
Elf Movie Viewing Party

Make: 
51 Handmade Ornaments

Travel: 
Free/Inexpensive Disney Souvenirs

Play: 
Indoor Snowball Play

Parent: 
Avoid Christmas Greed Syndrome