We’re always hearing that things were much safer, back in the day. Tales of yesteryear would have us believe that doors were always open, children were free to roam the streets in safety, and the world was virtually empty of the sort of degenerates that seem to abound in the headlines today. Oh … [Read more...]
What Happens When You Give Kids Unlimited Candy?
All hell breaks loose, that's what happens! As if we didn't already know, kids + sugar = crazy times. But in an attempt to remind us all how important it is to keep our kids' pearly whites clean during this candy (see: Halloween) season, Crest did just that. Watch as a dinosaur munches sour … [Read more...]
Hauntingly Delicious Recipes For Leftover Halloween Candy
If you went a little overboard when shopping for Halloween treats and didn’t have enough ghostly visitors to finish your yummy goodies supply, why not turn it all into a range of scrumptious snacks? There are plenty of things you can do with sugar-laden goodies, so check out these mouth-watering … [Read more...]
Halloween Costume Ideas For Your Toddler
Dressing up little ones can be tough; you’ve got to find something that is comfortable (for them) and cute (more for you). Here are some Halloween costume ideas for toddlers that don’t require face makeup but are absolutely adorable! Calvin & Hobbes For siblings or friends, this is an … [Read more...]
I read somewhere recently that experts say sugar doesn’t make kids hyper. In fact the article said that it’s basically “in the parents head” and that we imagine our kids being extra hyper after we know they ate a pile of candy. Well, these experts should swing by my house (I’m sure yours may be the … [Read more...]
THIS is Community.
I love my neighbourhood. It is urban and busy. The houses and lots are smaller but the community is close knit and I really appreciate being a part of it. Sometimes I forget how lucky we are but last night was a perfect reminder of why this neighbourhood is so fabulous. Halloween in my 'hood … [Read more...]
Dude’s a Duck & Scary Pumpkins
I know, it has been forever, but you'll have to forgive- it's report card season and, for all you non-teachers, it's the most hectic time in a teacher's life. I have to prepare, with meaningful comments, over 90 report cards in about a week. And while it may seem that little to no … [Read more...]
Chicks That ROCK and a Giant Mound of Candy
Chicks That RockMy daughter is 4 (and 3/4 according to herself) and she, in my opinion, totally rocks. You know what I mean, we all knew them and likely know them still. Those Chicks That Rock. And me? I really, really wanted to be one but I just didn't have quite the right combination … [Read more...]