Category: printable

A Wish List that isn’t just for Santa

Last year I altered a rhyme that had been floating around the internet for a while – the “want, need,/wear, read” rhyme. I was hoping it would shift the way my family thinks about Christmas gifts. We have a pretty big extended family and between aunts, uncles, grandparents, and Santa I wanted a little more...

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The Essential Layette

Liz recently became an Aunt, and I am about to become one. We were both asked by our sisters, to help figure out what a new baby really needs and how to sort through all the options and decide what should go on a registry. We love our lists, so we thought we’d share what...

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Traveling with Kids: the 13 things you should never leave home without

After a little international travel over the long weekend with my 7 year-old, I was reminded that traveling with kids is fun, rewarding, and, with a little preparation, can be easy. But being unprepared can make everyone miserable, especially when it comes to airports, delays, and border crossings. With summer vacations on the horizon, many...

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The weather might be unpredictable but this PLAY DOUGH recipe will work every time!

PLAY DOUGH #3 on my list of  favourite craft recipes -I always use my Moms cooked playdough recipe, it has great elasticity and keeps a VERY long time. But lots of people prefer the no-cook dough. Below are recipes for both. No-Cook play dough from our drop-in centre What you’ll need: 2 c flour 1c water...

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