Tag: family

Zoom Recess For Kids During COVID-19: Fun With Friends

You know that saying you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone? I have that feeling a lot this week. Today, I went to my children’s school to pick up her shoes. There were very few kids, no one outside, no laughter, no organized chaos in the hallway, and […]

Working From Home During COVID-19: You Can Do This

Working from home is not new but as we face the new realities of work and school under social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we are going to have to adapt to this new normal. Remote workers take longer breaks on average, but they remain productive for an […]

Weight Watchers for Kids: What Are We Really Saying

Today, we have a guest post. When I heard about Weight Watchers coming out with an app for kids (as young as 8!!) I’ll admit it made me cringe. But one mama who is also an educator was speaking loud and clear on her Insta Stories and I wanted her […]

Celebrating the last weeks of summer: 5 Things To Do

As we head toward back to school, the sun sets a little earlier, the lake water is a bit cooler, and that means we have to soak up as much of summer as possible! Between mid-August and the official start of fall Winnipeg is still in full party mode so […]

Want to boost your child’s brain? Music lessons are just the thing!

It’s no secret that babies and children love music. A 2016 study at the University of Southern California’s Brain and Creativity Institute found that musical experiences in childhood can actually accelerate brain development, particularly in the areas of language acquisition and reading skills. Many babies learn to sing or coo […]