Professor Ladybug: Teaches ABC

I am excited to review this next workbook in the Professor Ladybug library. A couple of weeks ago I shared a review of Alphabet Animals, and my daughter and I had a lot of fun with it. Alex (5), enjoyed that workbook so much that she has almost filled out every page, and spent much…

Professor Ladybug: Alphabet Animals

I have learned a lot about parenting in the last couple months since the school year started back up. This year was a milestone as our daughter, Alex (5), began kindergarten. For the most part, she has handled it well, yet quite different than our son, Zyler (7). The two of them have opposite personalities,…

Zyler’s Birthday Top 5 at Age 7

Happy birthday to my little man, who is no longer so little. Going from 6 to 7 seems like such a big transition. It’s like he is no longer a small child, he can just be referred to as a child. Zyler woke up today to a new crystal lamp from Jenn, and a sick…

Alexandra’s Top 5 at Age 5

Last year, on this day in particular, I started a special series to commemorate the special birthdays in our home.  Well, we’ve gone full circle.  Today our beautiful, energetic, often crazy daughter hits the half a decade mark.  5 years old sounds so much older than 4, I mean the girl starts kindergarten this year!…

A Speshal Guest Blogger

The school year is wrapping up.  And what a year, Alex has come so far with her preschool learning all sorts of things about Canada, letters, numbers, and, well, getting along with others.  Zyler is on his last couple days of grade one.  I have to tell you, that was an amazing year to watch…

Five Kids Books for Fathers Day

The big day is around the corner, father’s day.  Today I visited Alex’s daycare for a special concert.  It was adorable.  I shared a cute clip on my Twitter, check it out.  Anyways, in anticipation for the weekend I though I would reshare some of my favourite books that are perfect for sharing on fathers day….

Top 10 Children’s Books for Mother’s Day

The big day approaches!  Mother’s Day has to be one of the most valuable days of the year.  Honestly, we can all use a reminder to share some extra love for the Mamas.  As a son, sure I do a lot for my mom, driving her to appointments, feels like 2-3 times a week, and…

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

“But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked. “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” “How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice. “You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn’t have come here.” Welcome to Wonderland Week, a whole wingding for…

The Berenstain Bears by the Berenstain Family

Allow me to kick off today with a quick happy World Book Day!  Because, honestly, books are the greatest and they deserve all the love.  So, do your lovely books a favour today and give them a dusting, and straightening up those bookshelves.  It is fitting, and I am pleased that World Book Day would…

Lego Batman’s Guide to Being Cool by Howie Dewin

Seriously, who better to teach us how to be cool than Batman, specifically Lego Batman.  It is no surprise that one of my most anticipated films of ‘017 was The Lego Batman Movie.  The kids and I were there for opening weekend, and I am happy to say it was everything it needed to be….

I Have To Go! by Robert Munsch

Oh, potty training.  Kids are amazing, full of life and potential.  Watching a child develop their unique personality is one of the greatest journeys in life.  My children mean the world to me.  And, I have admitted before, Green Onion’s kryptonite has to be babies.  But, man… they can be so disgusting.  The nose picking,…