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Beauty and the Beast Movie Activities

Beauty and the Beast may be Agatha’s favourite movie right now – though I think she prefers the live action to the animated, but that’s okay. For these activities either will work. It took me a bit more time than usual to get the post ready, mostly because there was serious, but fun, work involved […]

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Why Children Shouldn't Watch Peter Pan

Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom in Disney World has one ride that consistently has longer than average waits. Peter Pan’s Flight always draws crowds of people. It’s a classic ride from a beloved, classic story. Now that it has an interactive queue, it’s even more fun to check out this ride! The only problem is that […]

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Spring is Sprung

I love spring! Don’t you? After a long, yucky winter I really needed the past few weeks of sunshine and warmth! Our winters here are usually pretty chilly, but they usually have blue skies, sunshine, and lots of snow. It makes it bearable. This year our winter was still fairly cold, with warm days mixed […]

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Mother's Day

Words for today’s importance and meaning escape me. Instead I’ll wish a happy mother’s day and share a few of my favourite garden finds from last season. I can hardly wait for my garden to fully wake up this spring! Right now only my plum trees, Heather, and Elephant Ears are in bloom, and I don’t have […]

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Life has Happened and We've Been Busy!

I know I’ve been so silent over here, and I’m sorry! We’ve hit a strange point in the year when we’re super busy, but also not really doing anything new. Winter has worn out it’s welcome (more snow flurries today), but besides a few hollyhocks and peonies peeking through the mulch, spring hasn’t really arrived […]

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It's a Colourful World

A couple times a year I order a giant amount of craft supplies from Crayola. We usually get economy sized paint, plus a few items we normally wouldn’t buy. Today our order arrived and we have had so much fun playing with all the new colours! Ella was super excited to get ‘grown-up’ pencil crayons, […]

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It’s a Colourful World

A couple times a year I order a giant amount of craft supplies from Crayola. We usually get economy sized paint, plus a few items we normally wouldn’t buy. Today our order arrived and we have had so much fun playing with all the new colours! Ella was super excited to get ‘grown-up’ pencil crayons, […]

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I'm the Angry Mom Yelling at Your Kid on the Bus

TRIGGER WARNING: Hints of sexual assault, rape culture Today something happened while we rode the bus, something that hurt my heart and my head so deeply it took me almost 20minutes to stop shaking. We got on the bus near a high school, just as school ended. Several high school students piled onto the bus, […]

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I’m the Angry Mom Yelling at Your Kid on the Bus

TRIGGER WARNING: Hints of sexual assault, rape culture Today something happened while we rode the bus, something that hurt my heart and my head so deeply it took me almost 20minutes to stop shaking. We got on the bus near a high school, just as school ended. Several high school students piled onto the bus, […]

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