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 …

Something so Natural Needs to be Discussed #OwnTheThrone

It seems in my house if you want to get everyone’s attention you just head to the bathroom. Having only one washroom for five people, I am guaranteed to have a knock at the door within seconds of closing it behind me. Our next house will have at least two bathrooms, but something tells meContinue Reading …

When a Teacher Weighs your Child in Class

One of the biggest reasons I keep my blog separate from my personal life is so I can post things like this. My daughter who will soon be turning eight is in a grade 2/3 split class. She is a young grade 3 student. This means most of her friends turned 8 before she willContinue Reading …

Keep Playing #LikeAGirl

I have four children, two girls and two boys, each very different. Over the years I have seen and heard many parents and their comments when it comes to girls and sports. Some I agree with and some I do not. Bottom line is this, sports are good for all children. Being active helps withContinue Reading …

Party Ideas For Big Groups Of Girls

When it’s time to throw an awesome party for a girlfriend, there is loads of stuff you could do. So much stuff, in fact, that picking the right thing can be tricky! As can wading through all of these different ideas and finding the right one. This article puts together a few of the mostContinue Reading …

Stock up for Spring with Limeapple & their Easter Sale March 4th

Every spring my daughter looks through her closet and pulls out the most beautiful dresses and the most colourful outfits. She then gives me a pile of clothes she has outgrown and a list of her needs and wants. I give her a smile and place the list in my purse so when I amContinue Reading …

I am noticing Dietainment everywhere and I am not a fan #StopDietainment

Last week I wrote about Dietainment and how it is influencing young girls everywhere. It is something we all see everyday but really had no idea what to call it. TV commercials, billboard ads, magazines, everywhere our children look they are exposed to these ads. In our rapidly changing world of media, it’s more importantContinue Reading …

Limeapple Anniversary Sale Nov 20

If you have a girl like me on your shopping list for the holidays, you will want to check out this great sale! Limeapple is one of my youngest daughter’s favourite stores. Their beautiful quality clothing for every occasion fits her style perfectly! Limeapple is the premier lifestyle brand of clothing for young girls andContinue Reading …