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Category Archives: Louis

Pre-school ABC Learning Activities

Louis’ group at pre-school has suddenly become really interested in the alphabet. Most of these kids are just between two and three years old but they’re really into it. Even with such small kids, even without pushing too hard, there’s a lot you can do to encourage an interest in letters and reading. Here are [...]

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Day 22: Make White Clay Cutout Christmas Ornaments

It’s already Day 22 of 25 Creative Days of Christmas and it’s my turn again to share a creative Christmas project. This Christmas, the children and I are making white clay Christmas tree ornaments as gifts for family. I’m so excited that Alec and Louis are big enough to make gifts now, and I think [...]

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Our Summer in Photos

It’s already autumn and I feel like summer really flew by! I was sure it was going to be a crappy summer weather-wise, but I couldn’t have been more wrong. It was so hot and lovely and we had a long summer break in the country. Here are some photos of our favourite moments!

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Since We’ve Been Gone…

Hi Friends! It’s been ages, I know, and so much has happened since I last blogged. But I’m feeling the itch and so I’m back. I can’t promise a post every day but I will promise to share what we are into as it happens. As little as I have blogged for the past year, [...]

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Using Less Plastic

I am on a mission to lessen our use of plastic. Especially for the children. And especially for things that end up in their mouths (which is most things they come into contact with). It’s a health thing for me, but there are of course environmental aspects as well. I’m not going crazy with this [...]

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Paring Down our Diaper Bag Essentials

We recently switched Little Baby L from his stroller bassinet to a regular seat. Previously he was mostly sleeping when we were out with the stroller, but now he is obviously much more awake and not always happy to be lying on his back. So he’s in the seat all tucked into Alec’s old 7 AM Le [...]

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