Top 5: May Reading Round-Up

I’m going to start ending the month with the Top 5 books we read during the month! Be sure to tune in on the last Thursday of each month to find out what we’ve been reading! Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman: I recently joined a bookclub and this was my first book.…

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Canadian Environment Week HS Resources

In Canada, early June is Environment Week. This includes Canada Clean Air Day on June 3rd and World Environment Day on the 5th. This is a great time to work the health of our planet into your learning plan so I wanted to share some great resources with you so that you can plan ahead.…

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Top 5: Easiest Snacks Ever

Healthy(ish) snacks don’t have to be fancy or time consuming. Here are my top 5 Button Approved snacks that only take a few minutes to prepare. Top 5: Easiest Snacks Ever 1/2c Natural Peanut Butter or Greek Yogurt +1tsp Honey or Mable Syrup Apple Slices 1/2c Hoison Sauce +1/4c Natural Peanut Butter Crispy Romain, Apple…

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Saying Yes

I almost said no. Again. I wrote out the message, full of sorries and regret. xxxxxxxxx I watched each letter disappear. Why was I saying no. Why is my default to turn down a good thing. Good offers and compliments seem to be my kryptonite. My knee-jerk reaction is to recoil, run, hide. I wish…

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Top 5: Food Shows/Docs

For this weeks Top 5 I wanted to share with you some of my favourite food shows and documentaries on Netflix Canada right now. I love learning about nutrition, the history of food, and trying different recipes. I’m also interested in where the items we buy come from because I try to be a conscientious…

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This Is Not What We Do

Crisis Schooling is not homeschooling and you can stop pretending it is. I see an onslaught of future posts/articles coming from people who now think they know what we do. They don’t. Not really. Yet, they’ll give their articles negative titles like ‘Why Homeschooling Doesn’t Work’ or ‘How Homeschooling Ruined My My Children’s Lives”. You…

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Melanin Mother

Melanin drip, dripping, Through my veins, Coiling it’s way through my hair,  Reaching out to the sun. Tiny bursts cross my face,  Pooling in my lips. Spreading across my shoulders,  Making them strong. Down, down, down my spine, Dat ass, Dem thighs. Warm, golden glow, Olive tone, Pale eye. Basking in her glow. Roots. Earth.…

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Mother’s Day 2020 Gift Guide

Welp, Mother’s Day is around the corner and it’s going to be a weird one for a lot of families this year. We’ll make it work though because isn’t that precisely what we Mother’s do? As a person that usually keeps it pretty low-key I’m not super bummed but I know a lot of people…

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Top 5: Spring Celebrations In The Age Of Isolation

The Hunger Games Easter egg hunts are obviously cancelled this year and the grumbling is beginning. I get it, you’re bummed that you have to put a family tradition aside. I’m reminded every Spring that people actually dress their kids in fancy outfits and then drag them into a muddy field to duke it out…

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A Decade of Parenting

The kid turned 10! I don’t even know where to start. It feels like a lifetime ago but somehow it went by in the blink of an eye. 10 years ago we were 27 years old. 10 years into our relationship and 3 years into our marriage. Like any pregnancy that comes after a miscarriage…

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