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He Still Fits

He still fits in my lap. His gangly legs draped over my knees, his head resting under my chin. His sandy hair nestled softly on my neck. He still fits in my lap. Telling me stories about his day, about his friends, about what brings him joy and sadness, Asking me questions about the world […]

The Oldest Mom on the Block

Last week, one of my mommy group friends celebrated her birthday.  Her Facebook page overflowed with greetings from her family and friends.  When I scrolled through her page and all the lovely comments, something stopped me in my tracks…She was celebrating her 33rd birthday. Everyone wished her a happy 33rd birthday. Something about seeing that […]

Why I Let My Daughter Try To Eat A Rock

My parents raised me to experiment with my world, which explains why, before I turned 13, I’d colored my jeans orange, lit a rocket indoors and played The Science Game with a fork that had been heating on a burner for roughly half an hour. Result? Insta-blisters. Other result? Learning that fire makes everything … […]

Tips From a Camp Director: How to Prepare Your Child for Summer Camp With April here, we’re now only three months away from my favourite time of year: summer camp season! As Assistant Camp Director at Camp Muskoka, I get to enjoy everything camp has to offer as an adult. I attended summer camps as a child and when I became too old to be a camper, I […]

10 Quick Home Projects Kids Can Help With

With spring break quickly approaching, it’s good to have a plan and some structured fun for your kids. One way to do this is to create some home improvement projects for your kids to help you with during their time off from school. They will love doing something unique, and you will have some helpers […]