Book REVIEW: Turtle Island

Today I’m sharing a book recommendation for those of you who messaged in regards to a good resource to teach yourselves/elementary to middle school aged kids about the Indigenous Peoples of Canada. “Turtle Island: The Story of North America’s First Peoples” written by Indigenous author, Eldon Yellowhorn, takes readers back to the Ice Ages, way before the Europeans arrived in Read More …

7 Amazing Non-Fiction Books for Children

If you’re on the lookout for some amazing non-fiction picture books for your older children, I’ve got the perfect recommendations for you guys. My kids adore these books and read them as bedtime stories often. They are full of information, details, and beautiful illustrations. From top to bottom, left to right: 1. “The Atlas of Monsters” by Sandra Lawrence explores Read More …

55 Ways to Keep Your Kids Learning, Growing, & Busy at Home during COVID-19

With schools and daycares being closed due to COVID-19 for the past couple weeks, I’ve been getting a lot of messages in regards to homeschooling and activities to keep the kids busy at home. Truth be told, I haven’t been on Instagram much because I’ve been taking the time to be more present with my kids. We have the opportunity Read More …

Homeschooling During COVID-19

With schools being closed due to COVID-19, my inbox is full of messages in regards to homeschooling. Today I’m sharing my suggestions via this post. Firstly, don’t overwhelm yourself by feeling obligated to follow a specific schedule. Definitely don’t allocate something to do per each half hour of the day. I follow general guidelines. For example Math and Languages are Read More …

“Why Don’t Cars Run on Apple Juice?” – REVIEW

Over the past few months, we accumulated some new and exciting books that I’ll be sharing over this month, starting with this book gifted to us from the Ontario Science Centre. Last September, the Ontario Science Centre published a book titled “Why Don’t Cars Run on Apple Juice?” written by Kira Vermond and illustrated by Suharu Ogawa. The book features Read More …