Thursday, May 12, 2022

How To Teach Children to be Responsible

We believe as parents it is our responsibility to teach our children to be responsible members of society. This involves teaching them how to take care of themselves, make good decisions, and be accountable for their actions. This isn't an easy task, but it's definitely worth it! Here are some tips and resources on how to teach children to be more responsible.

How to Cut Down On Car Repair and Maintenance

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Whether you have a brand new car or prefer to get the most out of a used car for your everyday errands, you can still expect it to require repairs and maintenance at some point. Unfortunately, this maintenance can be costly, and it might put significant pressure on your budget. So what if there was a way to cut down on the regularity of repairs and maintenance while still using your car every day? Well, there is, so consider these tips to reduce wear and tear and keep your finances in check.

Saturday, May 7, 2022

Celebrate Spring with Baskin-Robbins

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Finally the weather is warming up and we think an ice cream cake is a perfect way to welcome the warm weather. This spring Baskin-Robbins Canada launches three new flavours - Breakfast in Bed, Ube Coconut Swirl, and Non-Dairy Mint Chocochunk. We tried their Tall Stack Cake with the Breakfast in Bed flavour. 

Friday, April 29, 2022

Cacti Design using Double Cast Embroidery

cactus pattern embroidery
The double cast embroidery stitch gives a beautiful effect for the cacti design. The completed design can be used to decorate anything or just hung as a wall decor.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Encouraging Creative Thinking

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Creative thinking is critical for problem solving, resilience and to succeeding in life. As a parent, there are many things we have to do to help our kids become their best creative selves. Here are eight tips to help you foster creativity in your children no matter how old they are.

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Picking the Right Products for Your Hair

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Taking care of your hair is not just about regularly washing it and hoping for the best. The condition of your hair will depend on a variety of factors, such as its natural thickness and oil, diet, lifestyle habits, quality and quantity of products. Knowing and understanding your hair can help you find the right products to help it thrive.

Ways To Get the Home Of Your Dreams

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With the amount of time, energy, and money it requires to get a property, most of us would agree that it is reasonable to have high expectations to get your dream house. Of course, that is easier said than done. But it is not impossible. Here are five different ways to get the home of your dreams.

Blueberry Muffins inspired by StoryBake Cookbook

blueberry muffins
Looking through a fun and colourful storybook with young children is always inspiring and exciting! We took a look at the fabulous StoryBake cookbook written by the founder of Anges de Sucre, a luxury bakery based in London, England.

Monday, March 28, 2022

A Guide to Bulletin Board Decorating For Educators

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Most teachers know the importance of having a good bulletin board, as it basically indicates the dedication of the educator. When crafted with intention, the bulletin board signals that the classroom is a welcoming space that calls for shared growth and education. If the bulletin board is drab it could be uninspiring. Putting effort into the bulletin board is important as it invites students into an inclusive learning environment. 

Friday, March 18, 2022

Untying The Knot Book Giveaway

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Untying The Knot Protecting Your Emotional and Financial Health During Divorce by Kelly LaVallie is an interesting book to read and learn from even if you are not thinking of divorce. Since the start of the pandemic, studies have shown that nearly 5 million Canadians have experienced a break up, with research suggesting that divorce and separation rates have likely doubled in that time. This book is designed to help parting couples weather the storm.