Summer Solstice Celebrations

The sun is out, the breeze is warm, and Summer is nearly officially here! You may not usually celebrate the Solstice but since we’re all still social distancing it doesn’t hurt to add in some more “fun” days! If you’re a regular celebrator let me know what your favourite traditions are in the comments! National…

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Top 5: Summer Vibes On NetflixCA

Summer is finally here and if you’re like me setting the tone for the season with the right entertainment is key. Movies, shows, and the perfect playlist is what’s up when the weather turns warm, so here are a few of my favourites offered on Netflix Canada right now! Classic Summer: Dirty Dancing Those high-waisted…

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National Indigenous History Month HS Resources

June is National Indigenous History Month and the 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day. As the school year winds down and the weather warms up it’s a great time to learn about our countries ancestors and the legacy that continues on today. It’s no coincidence that we celebrate their history and peoples on the Summer…

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Anti-Racism/BIPOC Canadian History Book List Links

BIOPOC centric reading lists. Honestly, it’s not my job to teach anti-racism, but I’m happy to point people in the right direction to find resources. There are so many great books out there to read (on top of a billion blogs and websites full of info). Pick any one of these links to start building…

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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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