Family Calendar and Schedule

As life with children gets more complicated, when each family member has their own schedule, it helps keep everyone organized with a family calendar. Choose a simple solution. Don’t opt for the fanciest software. Don’t opt for a day planner unless you really do need to plan whole days. Look at your needs before you … Read more

Board Books + Classic Literature = BabyLit

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to great literature. If that great lit comes in the form of tough board books for babies, even better. bynature.ca carries the BabyLit series of board books because they entertain us as adults as well as entertaining our babies. We read to babies because they learn language as we speak, because … Read more

7 Foods to Keep Your Kids Warm This Winter

Craving comfort foods this winter? There is an explanation for that. When the temperature outside drops, your body has to work harder to keep warm, burning more calories to create that energy. Simple, hearty foods like stews have many of the elements your body needs right now: protein, fats, and spices. Don’t avoid those foods … Read more

Household Chores for Children

Are you wondering when your children will be ready to help with household chores? My family’s bumpy experience may help you decide that now is the time. My family was terrible at sharing household chores with children because my husband and I took completely different approaches when the children were very young. I remember the … Read more