Top 5: International Day Of Peace Activities

September 21st is International Day Of Peace and this years theme is “Shaping Peace Together”. I think that’s the best theme of all. World Peace is not a solo-endeavour. To even have a chance at achieving it we all have to be willing to think globally when making decisions. We need to think of people.…

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Top 5: Books to Inspire Your Homeschool Journey

There are a zillion books on the market covering a variety of homeschooling styles and if every group I’m in people share their favourites. Of the many choices I’ll share with you the one most recommended and why they’re on my reading list! Brave Learner:Finding Everyday Magic In Homeschool, Learning, and Life by Julie Bogart…

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Back To “School” 2020

Don’t call it a come back! I’ve been here for years…..well, we did take the Summer off! The morning air is crisp as hell and pumpkin scones are on the menu. Back-to school is here! I know some of you started somewhere over the last few weeks, but where I grew up we always started…

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Top 5: Homeschool Essentials

Obviously I could make a list of a billion things that I’d love to have for homeschooling. When you join Facebook groups it’s easy to get caught up in what other families have as well. The thing is that you don’t need that much, a lot of it is just nice to have. Today I’m…

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Summer Wrap Up: The Rona Edition

It’s been a weird Summer… to say the least. It started with a wall of restrictions and depending on where you live you may have had some lifted or some added. It’s Posting Season in the Canadian Forces world which means many families had to move across Canada or even the world during all of…

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Book Report Worksheets

A solid Book Report can encourage reading comprehension, help understand broad concepts, and help a child learn about different story elements. That being said, they can also be a source of frustration for children which, in turn, can make them not want to read at all. I am very pro-reading for pleasure when it comes…

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Summer In The Diaspora

Tumbling down from the sun. Finally, Strong enough to warm the frozen earth, Frozen water. Blooming humidity. Slowing down time. Island time. The melancholy tones of Winter, Muddy Spring, Giving way to a rhythmic breeze. Kicking off heavy boots, Loosening our feet. Ting, ting-ting-ting Whine Weave Summer -C

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Top 5: At Home Carnival with Kids

If you’re part of the Caribbean Diaspora in Canada you know that mid-Summer is our Carnival time. Since the Islands generally play mas around February/March we’ve had to adjust to Canadian weather. It would be very difficult to dawn your regalia and dance down the street in 10ft of snow! All of that being said,…

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Carib Collection: Social Studies Worksheets

When I read this quote from Dr. Best it really resonated with me. Growing up I don’t remember really learning Black Canadian history in school. Sure, there were mentions of slavery, the Underground Railroad, and a handful of (mostly) American historical figures, but I don’t remember anything about Africville, about Dr. Best, about Viola Desmond.…

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RandoReview: Curlshoppe Butter Milk Leave-In Conditioner

Product: Curlshoppe Butter Milk Leave-In Conditioner Company: Curlshoppe Vegan: Most are Vegan but check ingredients for beeswax if you don’t use it. Cruelty-Free: Yes Ingredients: Natural (for the most part, but they use ‘fragrance’) Packaging: plastic Purchased/Received: purchased Canadian Company: Yes! RandoReview Pros Fairly Moisturizing Pleasant scent Easy to smooth through hair. Cons Not heavy enough for my hair. (Would probably work…

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