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How to Raise Children Who Love to Read

As an early childhood educator, I've had the opportunity to observe young children at various developmental stages in their lives. A universal similarity that I've noticed in almost all children ...
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The Greatest Parenting Mistake I Ever Made

Parenting is full of lessons, some big, some little, but regardless, parents are always learning. I was recently reflecting on my parenting journey and I came to a realization: When ...
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The death of a pet... and your child's grief.

How to Help Children Grieve When Their Pet Dies

We knew it was coming. We saw our dog's health decline steadily over the course of a year. When the veterinarian gave the poor prognosis, it wasn't surprising, but it ...
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Currently: The One with the Lake

Did you know I like Karen Carpenter songs? Yes, it's true. I regularly sing Close to You and Top of the World as lullabies to my youngest daughter (that is, of ...
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How to Reclaim Your Joy in Motherhood

There's no denying it, motherhood can be simultaneously uplifting and crushing. From the celebrating of milestones, to the rebellious child finding her way, to the days overflowing with mundane predictability, ...
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How to Get Prepared for Awesome Summer Fun!

Summer is almost here! Warmer days, more sunshine, and flowers make this a season worth savouring. In Alberta, our summer lasts four months (if we're fortunate enough). I don't want ...
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Free Activities That Are Family Friendly!

Do you long to connect with your child but sometimes struggle to come up with ways to do so? As I've shared previously, connecting with our children is so important ...
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Why You Need this Ultimate Homemaking Bundle

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How This One Amazing Secret Can Revolutionize Your Parenting

Are you burdened by all the parenting advice out there? Do you get overwhelmed by what you should or shouldn't do? Do you ever feel like your parenting is being harshly ...
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How to Have a Clean Home in Less than 30 Minutes/Day

Do you wish you could have a clean home? Do you feel like no matter what you do, your house is always a disaster? I've been there! It can be ...
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Currently: Highs, Lows, and In-Betweens

Life has been challenging lately. I figure it was time to share a bit of an update and catch you up on the ins and outs (as well as ups ...
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5 Powerful Ways to Reconnect With Your Child

At the end of the day, do you ever wonder what you actually did with your child? Do you ever feel guilty about not spending enough time with them? As a passenger ...
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Wow Your Guests! A Complete (and Amazing) Easter Dinner

Spring is in the air! Can you feel it? This is the time of year for energy, excitement, and Easter! Whether you're hosting your first or fortieth Easter dinner, it helps ...
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How to Avoid a Temper Tantrum

The temper tantrum is probably one of the most challenging parts of parenting. When your child is flailing on the ground, it's hard not to feel powerless, overwhelmed, and fearful ...
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Balance Your Mom Life with This Amazing Secret!

Life balance. Is it possible or even obtainable when you're a mom? I once shared that balance is an impossibility. However, I've been on the hunt for a way to ...
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