Hello Google

Hey Google, Thank you for Making my Life Easier

My life is pretty hectic and anything that I can do to make my life even a little bit easier, is a welcome thing.  Several years ago we discovered Google Home assistant. We started off with a few Google Nest mini devices and expanded to…

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Growth Delay in Children

Growth Delay in Children

  My son has always been small. When he was born he was in the 3rd percentile and he has maintained that as he has gotten older.  It is not to the point that his size difference to others his age is very noticeable and…

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Save Money

Dollarstore Finds That Will Save You Money

Do you remember what life was  like before dollar stores?  Now they seem to be a staple in the community.  It is the go-to place for many items.  But sometimes items at the dollarstore are not great deals, especially when it comes to brand named…

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GPS tracker options for kids

Canadian GPS Tracker Options for Kids

With my kids getting older and allowing them more freedom to go further from home, come concerns about where they are and if they are safe.  Trying to reach them when needed, giving them options to reach me if they need to or feel unsafe…

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kids eat free or cheap

Kids Eat Cheap or FREE

Updated as of March 9, 2022 **Be sure to bookmark this page as I will keep it updated as I am made aware of changes or additional restaurants that have free or cheap meals. With the rising prices of EVERYTHING, it has made it even…

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Balancing Work & Homelife

Balancing Work & Homelife After Leave

For the last several months I have been preparing to return to work after an extended leave. I started off hoping to find something that was remote or part-time with the same employer but I have been unsuccessful.  I have had to consider full-time options…

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Winter 2022 Kids Books

Winter 2022 Kids Books

I am excited to share with you some amazing newly released books for families and kids. I read many of these books with my children. Some of the graphic novels my children read on their own and I ask them for their feedback on the…

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Winter Book Reviews

Winter 2022 Adult Book Reviews

Every few months I post a list of some new books that have crossed my path. I am a bit behind in my posts this year due to everything going on between the flood, holidays and getting covid. Below are a list of some of…

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Covid

Happy Covid New Year!

We had a hard and somewhat lonely holiday season this year, like many others who were forced to isolate over the holidays due to positive covid tests.  It was even harder to go through this isolation because our whole population was not under such strict…

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