Natural Ways to Stay Safe in the Summer Sun

summer sun FB

  After weeks of cool and rainy weather, it’s a relief to finally feel the summer sun. Although there’s nothing wrong with soaking up some rays, you do need to take preventative steps to help keep yourself safe in the heat. Staying in the sun too long can lead to sunburn, heat sickness, and more, which is definitely not how you want to end your fun day. If you’re … [Read more...]

Cantaloupe & Basil Ice Pops


  These Cantaloupe & Basil Ice Pops are a little bit more sophisticated than the usual ice pops you can grab at the store and do a much better job of cooling you down.  They are also tasty enough for both adults and kids to enjoy, although you might find yourself not wanting to share! Cantaloupe is one of my favourite melons, watermelon aside.  … [Read more...]

I took the Stayfree Challenge and you won’t believe the results!


When it comes to feminine care products I've always stuck to the brands and products that my mom used and provided for us growing up.  So month after month I've been reaching for the same products.  Sure they've changed since I was a teen.  They are nice and thin and don't leave you feeling like you are wearing a diaper like the boats that used to be … [Read more...]

Kids Gourmet Squoosh and Slammers


  I was doing a little research prior to writing this review when I came upon this interview with Jennifer Carlson, one of the founders of Baby Gourmet and was incredibly inspired by the story of how Baby Gourmet and Kids Gourmet came to be.  I invite you to read the interview, it's a good one! Keira and Ava have been enjoying Baby Gourmet products their entire … [Read more...]

Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle DVD


  Launch into the adventure of a lifetime with everyone’s favorite monkey in this all-new movie, Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle! When Curious George is asked to take part in a very important space mission, a little monkeying around forces him to crash-land in Africa. While a worried Man with the Yellow Hat searches for him, Curious George bravely explores the … [Read more...]

Summer Family Travel Destinations for Hikers in the USA


    You don’t have to travel far from home in order to go hiking. If you live in the United States, there are plenty of fun hiking trails that the entire family can enjoy.  I already explored some of the many family hiking destinations in Canada, so now let's take a look a little further south! From hiking trails filled with natural arches to trails that cut … [Read more...]

7 Tips for a Successful Diaper Change #LittleMoversPlus


  Keira, my 3 year old, has been potty trained for over a year now and while I enjoy not having to struggle through diaper changes with her, I do miss the fun and one on one time.  With an 18 month old (Ava) still in diapers though, I am still in the thick of the diaper changing stage.  Ava has been busy over the last few months learning how to walk, … [Read more...]

Young Hercules: The Complete Series on DVD


For the first time on DVD,  the early years of mythology’s mightiest man are revealed in Young Hercules: The Complete Series!  Available now from Shout! Factory, Young Hercules: The Complete Series includes all 50 episodes of the action adventure series in a 6-DVD set, as well as the bonus featurette Writing the Legend of Young Hercules. This prequel series to the … [Read more...]

Rainy Day Activities for Kids

Rainy Day Activities for Kids fb

Now that warmer weather is here, your kids are probably itching to go outside. Unfortunately, thunderstorms and rainy days tend to happen frequently during spring and early summer. On these days, your kids are stuck inside, which can lead to plenty of arguing and complaining. Instead of dooming yourself to the headache that comes with unhappy kids, plan some rainy day … [Read more...]

Mini Peanut Butter S’mores Tarts


S'more are an iconic summer dessert, a classic when it comes to camping and a favourite of people of all ages.  There is just nothing like that comforting combination of warm graham cracker, melted chocolate and gooey marshmallows.   These Mini Peanut Butter S'mores Tarts take the classic recipe and turns it on its head with a delicious twist!   Mini … [Read more...]

Get Gorgeous, Strong and Healthy Nails for Summer with #TrindNailTips


   Summer is the season I bring out my razor, I exercise more, I'm more careful about what I eat.  I usually get my hair cut and dress a little bit better.  There's just something about the season that motivates me to take better care of myself.  Part of caring for yourself is taking care of your nails.  Trind's lineup of nail care products … [Read more...]

Beach Safety Tips for Kids


  If you’ve taken your kids to the beach, you know how nerve-wracking it can be for you. Not only are you constantly keeping an eye on your children, you’re also busy making sure that your kids stay cool and safe. These beach safety tips for kids will help you keep your kids safe and having fun any time you decide to brave the beach!   The “Knee” Rule If … [Read more...]

The Boy Who Loved the Moon & Other New Titles from Raincoast Books


The Boy Who Loved the Moon by Rino Alaimo This beautiful adaptation of the beloved The Boy and The Moon, winner of multiple international independent film awards, tells the story of a boy who swims the deepest seas and slays the mightiest dragons to win the Moon's love.  (Ages 5-8)  This is such a gorgeous book from thick glossy pages to the illustrations … [Read more...]