Tag: children

Dressing Your Children For The Winter

Dressing Your Children For The Winter

It is a universal fact that kids love winter. A soft blanket of powdery snow covering everything provides children endless opportunities for fun.-A much loved season for many children, winter symbolises the simple pleasures of snowball fights, [building-making} snowmen and ploughing through snow banks on a sled.-From snowball fights to sledding down hills and constructing […]

Children and Fitness

Children and Fitness

As the number of obese and overweight children in the United States continues to climb, fitness is a consideration that weighs heavily on the minds of parents, caretakers and teachers. The risk of health issues accompanying obesity among children provokes many fears that unless parents and children make significant changes in the lifestyles inhabited by […]

Educating Your Children: The Home Schooling Option

Educating Your Children: The Home Schooling Option

An ever growing number of thoughtful parents are concerned about the status of public schools in many cites across North America. At the same time, a good number of families are struggling to make ends meet. They simply do not have excess funds available to send their children to private schools. One solution that many […]

Cooking For Kids – Knife Technique

Chef Desireé shows the kids good knife technique and demonstrates several cuts with a potato.

You’re getting out without the children – what to do before you leave

You’re getting out without the children – what to do before you leave

It’s time – the children will stay with a sitter while you and your husband get out for a few hours together.  Now what? Leave your sitter a list of contact numbers so they may reach you at any time.  This list should not just be your cell phone number, as they are known to […]

Boredom Busters for Road Trips

Boredom Busters for Road Trips

We’ve all experienced it, the “Are we there yet” syndrome.  Being trapped in a car with bored children strapped into car seats is not my idea of a fun filled weekend.  Is it yours?  I doubt that I would find anyone that truly enjoyed this situation.  My children were 3 and 6 when we moved […]

Recipes easy enough for the kids to make!

Recipes easy enough for the kids to make!

I enjoy making these recipes with my children.  The recipes are straightforward, easy enough for even young children to make with a little help from mom (or dad).

Do you have puzzles with missing pieces?

Do you have puzzles with missing pieces?

Don’t let the remaining pieces end up in a landfill, instead use them to make the craft projects below.

Moms, Children and Exercise

Moms, Children and Exercise

Believe me I do understand how hard it is to fit exercise into the busy and hectic schedule of any mom.  As mom’s, sometimes we need to think outside the box when it comes to exercise.  Is it a written rule somewhere that exercise has to be at the gym, or taking a run for […]

Gardening with your Children

Gardening with your Children

My children love to help in my vegetable garden.  They find every part of gardening fun.  Working the soil in the spring is especially appealing to my children.  Any excuse to get down and dirty makes them happy.  They enjoy helping plan where all the vegetables will be planted and setting up all the rows.  […]