Top5: Summer Vibes on NetflixCA (2021)

The heat is finally here, but that kind of Summer are we having? The world is slowly and cautiously opening back up and I can hear the whisper of freedom floating on the breeze. Full on travel seems lofty and festivals seem like a distant dream, but friends and family seem accessible. The vibe I’m…

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Indigenous Canadian Educational Links

If you’re truly interested in educating yourself please try some of the links I’ve posted here for you. It is not the job of Indigenous Canadians to educate you personally. Many of them are sharing resources and pouring their time and effort into providing resources, but it is inappropriate for us to ask them any…

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Top5: Posting Season Road Trip Hacks

If you’re a Forces Family you know full well that Posting Season is kicking off. In the time of the Rona it’s especially frustrating to be hauling your cookies (and all of your belongings) cross country, but as you know, the choice isn’t ours. As much as I love a good road trip, with 4…

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Top5: February Reading Round-Up (Black Canadian Authors, Children’s Lit edition)

In honour of Black History Month, this Reading Round-Up is all about Black Canadian Authors! It’s not always easy to find a readily available list of children’s books written by Canadian authors specifically let alone Black Canadian authors but they are out there and doing really wonderful work. If you’re searching for representation or to…

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Top5: Black Women To Watch (NetflixCA)

Representation of Black women in film is getting better but it’s still heavily biased. Show me our nerds, geeks, techies, and fangirls. Our cosplayers, designers, painters, and illustrators. Where’s our writers, storytellers, tap dancers, and chefs. Our entrepreneurs, our scholars, our mathematicians. Our fun girls, our funny women. Our deaf women, our blind women, our…

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2020 Round Up

Well….that was something. Where do I even start. I had many grievances to file under the Festivus Pole in December, but the truth is, we’ve had it pretty good, considering. My husbands job is secure, we were already established homeschoolers, and we live on an island that has had minimal Rona cases. We’re normally a…

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Top5: Artsy New Year’s Resolutions

CREATE That’s it. That’s the resolution. Create more. Create freely. Submerse myself in other artist works. Fall in love with art all over again. This isn’t a new year/new me kind of resolution but a new year/more me resolution. To embrace that goal here are my.. Top5: 2021 Artsy New Year’s Resolutions Journaling I used…

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Top 5: Holiday Movie Night (kids edition)

From the Winter Solstice springs a plethora of holiday celebrations and here in Canada we’re pretty much all in from November 1st (somber moment on the 11th for Remembrance Day not withstanding). The snow has already started falling (intermittently) in most provinces, and the temperature is dropping quick. Movie nights are a great way to…

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Remembrance Day Homeschool Resources

Halloween has come to an end and for the brief few days leading up to November 11th, we’ll pepper in some Remembrance Day education. It seems fitting to me in this time of darker days, blustery weather, and the thinning veil, we take a somber moment to remember. Here’s a list of resources you can…

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Top 5: October Reading Round-Up

It’s October so you know we had to pull out our ghoulish ghosts, monstrous monsters, Happy Halloween, and all things supernatural reading materials. Bonapart Falls Apart written by Margery Cuyler, illustrated by Will Terry An adorable tale of a little skeleton who just wants to go to school without falling apart. His classic monster friends…

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