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Confession Time: Parenting Skills for Returning to Work

The start of a new video series, I confess a few things that are on my mind. This week I’m talking about the feeling you get in your gut when you’re thinking about returning to work after an extended leave. Your parenting skills can help. […]

Confession Time: Beer Store and Kids

The start of a new video series, I confess a few things that are on my mind. This week I’m talking about encouraging my son’s financial plans. Of course for some parents how I do that might be a little unethical. […]

Six After Dinner Family Activities

Just like our bedtime routine, our after dinner routine seems to have altered. I’m not talking about clean-up and getting lunches ready for the next day, but rather the family time. That moment where the dinner routine has passed and before the evening or bedtime routine takes over. This is often our free time to do something as a family but mobile devices and television seem to have seeped in unnoticed. Based on a desire, my desire since I anticipate these family moments will start to be fewer and far between, I’ve thought of a few ways to bring the family time back with fun in our home. […]

Confession Time: I Don’t Want to be a Parent

The start of a new video series, I confess a few things that are on my mind. This week I’m talking about being a parent or rather those moments when you wish you weren’t one. […]

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). […]

Confession Time: What’s Wrong with Thank You

The start of a new video series, I confess a few things that are on my mind. This week I’m talking about thank you. I sometimes feel like I’m in the minority when it comes to expecting kids to use these words of their own accord. […]

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CLIF Bars for Urban Adventure Kids

We may not be big into traditional sports but we like a little adventure when we travel. An urban adventure also calls for energy especially where kids are concerned. […]

Kids Book Review: Down Here

Down Here Fitzhenry & Whiteside By Valerie Sherrard, illustrated by Isabelle Malenfant 32 pages age 5-8 […]

Vlog 010 – Parenting Kids for the Next Stage

As a parent you’ve probably encountered the outside world’s view of your kids. This sense where their actions move from cute and childlike to not acceptable. Kids are often the target but sometimes I believe it is the parents who are responsible. That’s my thoughts on this week’s vlog. […]

Cooking with Kids and Chef’s Plate

No surprise there are many benefits to kids learning to cook. Along with it being a skill they will carry with them through life, being part of the food preparation process can open a child’s mind to different dishes and lead to less food battles. That’s what I had in mind when Chef’s Plate approached me to try their service. It would provide the perfect opportunity to get my kids excited about food and cooking (beyond making cupcakes and pizza). […]