Mess Free Painting – It’s Easy

Easy Paint tips for at-home

I’ve got kids that easily go through a roll of craft paper for the easel every week. Pastels, paints, crayons, markers – you name it, they’ve crafted with it. Finding simple things that work for us, and create as little mess as possible has helped to take the stress out of craft time. Bad idea: buying the acrylic paint from the Dollar store, though you… Read More »

5 Non-Tenting Awesome Camping Options in Alberta


Hello tent-haters. I get it. I used to be you. I didn’t want to set foot into the wilderness. Packing for the weekend trip? That sounded like a nightmare – and the lack of showers? Disgusting. Now? We embrace sleeping in tents. We love the weekends we can pack up, get away and come home sticky with marshmallows and sap and needing no fewer than… Read More »

A Walk Through of a Kid’s Eye Exam


From the moment we arrived to see our Doctor of Optometry, the girls had their eyes on the prize, literally. Olivia had treasure on the mind for the full two weeks leading up to the appointment. Did you know? Doctors of Optometry recommend infants have their first eye examination between six and nine months of age. Children should have at least one eye exam between the… Read More »