budget

Small Business Sunday with Budgeting for Baby – FREE Seminar

***Updated March, 2022, Budgeting for Baby is now available in both Alberta AND BC*** This is still such a challenging time for small businesses. We love supporting and showcasing local and small business especially female owned. If you would like to be featured please email…

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market

Edmonton Christmas Markets 2021

With Christmas shopping and events at the top of mind at the moment, I thought I would compile a list of some of the multi-day Christmas markets in the city to make it easier for you to find. There are also a ton of smaller markets…

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Remembrance Day

Explaining Remembrance Day To Children

With another Remembrance Day coming up, I have been trying to figure out how to explain it to my children, aged 2 and 4. They are at a very inquisitive age, so I got in touch with the No Stone Left Alone Memorial Foundation. Here…

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ADHD

5 ADHD Parenting Books

As a busy parent, time is a valuable commodity.  I wish I had all the time in the world to read and learn new information to be a better parent to my children who have ADHD, but in reality time is precious and in short…

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ADHD Awareness Month

ADHD Awareness

October is ADHD Awareness Month. Having two children who were diagnosed in the last year, with ADHD and anxiety I wanted to shed some light on what ADHD actually is and share my story. . ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and it is…

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Watermelon

5 Watermelon Crafts For Kids To Make This August

National Watermelon Day is August 3rd.  Whether you are stuck inside due to it being a heat wave or the smoky air makes it unsafe to play outside, these 5 crafts will be fun to make and keep the kiddos occupied. These links may have…

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Chore Chart for Kids

Chore Chart for Kids

Have you ever created a behavior or chore-chart for your kids?  I have attempted this task several times, to always fail.  Yet my children need routine and reminders – that is just how it is and I need them to have routine and me harping…

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How to beat the summer heat

How to Beat The Summer Heat

With the summer upon us, we can expect to have some hot days ahead. Unfortunately, we are not blessed with central air in our home so we have to make due with other ways to beat the heat. Sometimes its too busy or hot to…

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10 books about residential schools

10 Books About Residential Schools For Kids Thru Adults

  Residential schools whether we like it or not are part of our Canadian history.  I am thankful that it is history but was surprised to know that the last residential school only closed in Canada in 1996. It is a difficult topic to discuss…

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Parental Burnout

Caregivers are Superheros

  When you became a caregiver, whether it was for your children or others did you realize just how much it was going to take out of you?  I knew it was going be a lot of work, but I was not really prepared for…

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