Summers are amazing no matter where you live. Summer goes by so quickly so spending time wisely and having fun is a must. As Winnipeg is the only home I have ever known, below is the MUST to do’s in Winnipeg this summer. The options are vast and are adaptable to any family.Continue reading “Winnipeg Summer To Do List”
The kids had a day off from school a couple of months ago so I was home with them. My daughter had a friend over and they were making a fort in the living room and my son was busy playing. I took this time to clean the house and do laundry. I was about two and a half hours into cleaning the upstairs when the kids started yelling at me from the main floor (10 feet from the kitchen) for snacks and drinks.
I snapped…Continue reading “Printable Weekly Chore List for Parents & Kids”
Is it that time of year when the school year is wrapping up and you suddenly remember you should come up with a teacher gift? Don’t panic, we’ve got you covered. This list of creative, easy teacher gifts of course also applies to the piano teacher, dance teacher, soccer coach, favourite librarian, or anyone with whom you or your child has gotten a lot from over the year. You can also recycle some of the ideas for holiday giving too!Continue reading “Creative Easy Teacher Gifts”
This week is Spring Break for my kids so this is giving us time to complete some projects that I’ve been wanting to do. The first activity was this Group Self-Confidence activity. This is a spin on my previous I Am Activity that has been really popular on Pinterest.
The funny thing about building confidence in ourselves is that quite often, we are told what we need to do but not how to do it. For example, if you read any advice on the subject you’ll often see things like “be fearless” or “take risks” but without any suggestion of concrete actions you can take in order to do those things.
As adults, we can usually take those suggestions and place them into a context that makes sense for us. But for our kids, we can’t just say motivational catchphrases in the hopes that they will become confident and self-assured. We have to be able to provide experiences that allow them to build confidence.Continue reading “Building Confidence with Board Games”