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Parenting Tips: Keep Kids Spare Clothes Clean and Dry

So often are we asked to pack a clean set of clothing for our children when they leave the house. Whether it be for school, an outing with friends, or summer camp it’s required. Now think to yourself, how often have you sent them off with clean clothes, and had them return with messy, wet(…)

5 Photo Ideas for Back To School!

Do you remember those school albums your parents used to have, the ones where each year they put in all your information, dreams, pictures and only our BEST art projects? Do they even exist any more? In a digital age, things are definitely changing! Depending on where you are, School is almost (or already) back(…)

New Passion Project – Needs YOUR help! #PPD

 Deadline for participate extended to Aug. 31st I am working on another passion project and I need your help. Can you please share this with your networks.I am looking for moms who have suffered with postpartum depression in the past.I need either a short video or a picture of you with a sign for a(…)

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream using Plastic Bags

Who doesn’t love Ice Cream? Here is a fun activity you can have your children do this summer – make their own in a plastic bag! Recipe: 1 cup cream (can use milk) 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla (you can add whatever flavour you like) 3/4 cup rock salt (sea salt) 1 (or 2)(…)

Our 500th YouTube Video!

It’s been 7 years and 500 videos! I’m exited to upload our 500th video and a look back at 7 years. I’m biased (as the mother) but I get choked up seeing them grow up right before my eyes. Thank you for watching and being a part of our YouTube journey!

Trick to Getting Kids to Clean Up!

As kids get older, and the amount of toys in your house add up, clean up time can get a little tricky. Just like when we were kids, cleaning up is a chore that isn’t very desirable.  Here’s a great tip on how to teach your kids the importance of putting their things back where(…)

Realistic Camping Tips for Children

Summer is here, and that means camping season! If you haven’t yet camped with children, you will soon realize that it is a lot different than camping alongside only adults. Check out this great post my Karen at That Mom Blog, also a My Smart Hands Instructor! That Mom’s Camping Tips I love camping, always(…)

Signing Stories + Instructor Feedback!

Our instructors take a lot of pride in what they do, and love hearing updates and feedback from past students! Here is an email that our instructor, Melody in Calgary received recently: Hi Melody, Me and my daughter Holly took your level 1 class back in Nov/Dec, so thought I’d give you an update. Her(…)