Fire Prevention Week

October 6th kicks of Fire Prevention Week. Children across the country will not only be learning about how to help prevent fires but also what to do if there is one. This is an important safety step whether you homeschool or your kids go to a brick&mortar school. Learning it briefly at school isn’t enough.…

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On Environmentalism

What kills me is the “but we need this and you use that people” Yes, we currently rely on fossil fuels for many things. Yes, there may always be instances where we will need them. There are things that will be harder to change, medical equipment for example, BUT humans are innovative. Why make excuses?…

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F Your “Mom Guilt”

Everyday a new article pops into my feed telling me what I should be feeling guilty about. Every. Single. Day. I get how this started. A mom needed to write out her feelings. I’ve been there, I get it. She put it out there so that other moms who were feeling that guilt could feel…

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Well.ca Ambassador

When O was tiny I started researching cloth diapers but I didn’t start using them until E was born. The thought of two babies going through disposables at the same time was daunting. All of that waste. All of the money! I had my usual stipulations when I start a search. Can I find a…

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Summer 2019 Wrap-Up

We’re days away from September. SEPTEMBER! How did we even get here? This Summer was a whirlwind. Some parts seemed to drag on forever but overall it went super quick. This Summer was also A LOT, so I’m actually pretty stoked to get back into our school year schedule. I may not get the “peace”…

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Top 5: Road Trip with Kids Tips

We had 5 days to drive from Trenton, Ontario to Gander, Newfoundland. More than enough time, but we had certain rules to follow because this was a military move and the Canadian Forces has their own way of doing things. Basically we needed to leave and arrive on certain days and that influenced the trip…

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The Big Move: Arrived Alive

We have arriiiiiiiiiived! (*Oprah voice) We have officially landed in Newfoundland, and getting here was certainly an adventure! First off, a Move Road Trip and a Leisure Road Trip are two very different beasts. Many things are the same, but a Move adds extra layers of stress. I found that the biggest stressors for me…

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The Big Move

Posting season is upon us! For my non-Forces Family friends that means it’s the time of year when the bulk of the Canadian Forces moves happen. This can be a very stressful and chaotic time for a lot of families in our community. If you love your (or your spouses) posting and you don’t want…

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Welcome Back September

Back to liiiiife, back to reAlityyyy! School is back in session y’all, can you believe? Every year I tweak our schedule. There’s always a few lessons learned the year before that influence the tweaks but also different kids in different grades. This year has quite a few tweaks though. A damn near overhaul. There are…

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Summer In Full Swing

As per usual, I’ve been slacking off. Summer started! I haven’t gotten the hang of the whole photograph/record while  living life thing yet. I’m trying, I swear. Let’s be honest though, I’m pretty busy parenting. I mean, there are so many of them… We’ve actually been busy this Summer considering how painfully hot it’s been.…

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