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Movie night essentials for a cozy night at home.

This is all you need for an awesome movie night at home.

Thank you to G.H. Cretors for sending over a movie night kit to help us write this post. As always, all opinions are our own. I love going out for movie night, but once you add up the tickets, the concession stand popcorn, the Junior Mints, and probably a meal out somewhere because you won’t… Keep Reading

Twitch is hosting a Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood marathon.

Twitch is hosting a Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood marathon.

Yup. Your favourite cardigan-wearing BFF from the 60s is coming back this month for a badass marathon on Twitch. Starting May 15th at noon PST (that’s 3pm EST  if you’re like me and hate timezone math) Twitch will be streaming all 886 episodes of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. EIGHT. HUNDRED. EIGHTY. SIX. EPISODES. This is intense.… Keep Reading

The Bullying Epidemic: Practical Solutions For Parents And Kids

Practical bullying solutions for parents and kids.

Today we’re sharing a guest post from Sandra Woffington, teacher, developmental editor, and author of the new Warriors and Watchers Saga. Current studies show that nearly all children suffer the adverse effects of bullying, because they play an unwitting role: the child who bullies, the children who join in, the children who don’t join in out… Keep Reading

Four simple ways to calm your fears about postpartum anxiety and depression

Four ways to calm your fears about postpartum anxiety and depression.

Today we’re sharing a guest post from Kristy S. Rodriguez, an author, Holistic Health Coach, and Registered Yoga Teacher specializing in pre- and postnatal wellness. Postpartum Depression gets a lot of attention these days (which is great! Awareness is important), but did you know that Postpartum Anxiety can be just as disruptive? “Great,” I hear… Keep Reading

Become a cat and explore the world in Cattails!

Become a cat and explore your world in Cattails!

When I was a kid, my friends and I used to play a lot of imaginary games including one where we were pioneers who owned an inn and one where we famous equestrians and we jumped over obstacles made from lawn chairs and broom handles. We also played Cats a LOT. We each had our… Keep Reading

Naturally dyed Easter eggs are easier to make than you might think.

Naturally dyed Easter eggs are beautiful and easy to make.

Decorating Easter eggs was always a huge thing when I was a kid and for years I’ve been sharing that tradition with my own daughter, who recently turned eight. When she was a toddler, I started experimenting with naturally dyed Easter eggs, using things like onion skins and coffee grounds to create beautiful colours. It’s always… Keep Reading

Here's what you need to know about green and eco-friendly labels.

Here’s what you need to know about green and eco-friendly labels.

If you’ve ever felt super overwhelmed by all of the ‘green’, ‘eco-friendly’, and ‘sustainable’ labelling on everything from eggs to lipstick, you’re not alone. There are so many different ways that products are labelled to make consumers believe they are making the right choices, but how do you know what they all mean? And how do… Keep Reading

How to travel safely with your pet.

How to travel safely with your pet.

Today we have a guest post from Dr. Alison Birken, a small animal veterinarian from Fort Lauderdale. She is sharing some fantastic advice on how to travel safely with your pet. Well, it’s definitely that time of year where people and their pets are traveling. I own a veterinary hospital in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, Victoria Park Animal… Keep Reading

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