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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(…)

HANDmade Father’s Day Craft Ideas! + Learn the #ASL sign for DADDY!

We at My Smart Hands love HANDS, clearly! And with Father’s Day coming up, we thought we would share some great Father’s Day craft idea’s we stumbled upon on Pinterest. If you are looking for something to make, we hope that these will give you some great idea’s to get crafty, and make something HANDmade!(…)

Swimming Fun with Trunki PaddlePaks – Review

Summer is my favorite season. Swimming, camping, sending the kids to camp and enjoying a more relaxed pace all contribute to summer’s awesomeness.  Our family spends a lot of time outdoors in or near water.  While I love water activities, since having kids, I have come to hate carrying everything for everyone.  You’ve seen “me”(…)