Girls Develop Lasting Friendships and Skills by Registering for Girl Guides of Canada

Last week, my daughter wanted to have a fire. We often have fires in the yard, roast marshmallows and hot dogs while enjoying some family time. She and I headed out back to collect twigs and get the fire started. I showed her how to stack up the wood and we talked about making fireContinue Reading …

Cheap Ways to get your Garden Looking Nice this Summer

You can have that great outdoor garden without overspending on the budget you’ve set out to start work on it. The plants – Start with the plants, trees, shrubs, and other items you plan on adding to the space. Go with cheaper perennials, floral arrangements or patterns. You can find alternates to more expensive arrangements,Continue Reading …

Are you prepared for an Emergency? #EPWeek #TrustIsPower

Nobody is ever truly prepared for an emergency. Spring is here and I look around and see lots of flooding outside. As the snow thaws in the higher elevations and the rain comes, the rivers rise at a rapid rate. It is incredible how Mother Nature can drastically change in such a short period. ManyContinue Reading …

Do you know what hunger looks like? Help Campbell Canada Help Hunger Disappear®

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Campbell Canada for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. When people think about who uses the food banks in Canada, they have a certain image in their heads. The truth is there are many people from all walks of life using the food banks.Continue Reading …

Top Tips for Helping Out the Children in Your Community

Anyone who has ever reached out to help a child in their community that wasn’t their own can tell you that there is truly no better feeling in the world. However, the world has become such a “hurry up and get there” type of place that often it’s easy to forget that there are childrenContinue Reading …

How To Help Child Victims Of Domestic Abuse

Nothing is more heart breaking than to witness a child who has been abused. As a caring human being you cannot help but wonder How To Help Child Victims Of Domestic Abuse. Whether you are a friend of a former victim, a teacher, a church leader or just neighbors with someone who has been abused,Continue Reading …

How You Can Be More Involved Within Your Local Community

We can all be a little guilty sometimes of being a little absorbed in our lives. That’s just life I guess. But what we can sometimes fail to see is that there are people around us that need our help and support. While it isn’t our place to make ourselves known in other people’s problemsContinue Reading …

Who Should be Responsible for Children on the School Grounds after School

Now listen before I start I want to make something clear, I am a very supportive friend and fellow mom. I am all for the “It takes a village” way of life when it comes to my community. It takes a village is a proverb that leverages the cultural context and belief that it takesContinue Reading …