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Family Chores

Family Chores

A look at what kids get from helping out with family chores Family Chores Making beds, clearing tables and taking out the trash are all common jobs we ask our kids to do.  And while our [...]

Humor in the Family

Humor in the Family

Why the family that laughs together stays together.  Humor in the Family Being a parent is serious stuff, but that doesn’t man we need to be only serious with our kids.  Laughing and joking and having [...]

Ice Safety

Ice Safety

What every parent must consider when skating outdoors with kids. Ice Safety Ice skating is a wonderful winter activity for families. It’s fun, great exercise and if you’re lucky enough to skate on a pond, river [...]

Teaching Kids the Value of Nature

Teaching Kids the Value of Nature

Teaching our kids to value more than just the material things in life. Gifts vs Nature Particularly at this time of year, it’s difficult to convince kids that there’s more to life than just stuff, after [...]

Chocolate Caramel Truffles

Chocolate Caramel Truffles

Looking for a great cookbook for the food lover in your life?   Then look no further than The New Classics, the ultimate best-of collection from Donna Hay Magazine, featuring more than 300 recipes across over 400 beautiful pages. [...]

Pets as Gifts

Pets as Gifts

Is the holiday season the right time to give a pet as gift? Pets as Gifts` Finding an adorable kitten or puppy underneath the Christmas tree seems so picture perfect.  But the holiday season really isn’t [...]

Baked Potato Mice

Baked Potato Mice

Who could resist these gorgeous little baked potato mice? They’re fun to make and even more fun to eat!           You will need: 4 potatoes 1 tbsp oil 2 tbsp butter 5 [...]

Children & Christmas Traditions

Children & Christmas Traditions

It’s not the latest toy.  What kids really want for Christmas. Christmas Traditions When it comes to the holiday season, many of us  stress out and overspend , determined to get the perfect gift for our [...]

Santa’s Cookie Factory

Santa’s Cookie Factory

Ho, ho, ho, Santa’s been busy rustling up some tasty truffles to tickle the taste buds.             Rudolph’s Truffles 1/2 cup (125 g) melted butter 3 cups crushed graham crackers 4 tablespoons coconut [...]

Is There a Santa?

Is There a Santa?

What to say when your child questions the big guy in red. Is there a Santa? During this time of the year, you can count on a few things. Children will begin to be inundated with [...]