That thin line between insanity and happiness! Parenting is a rewarding job, and here we share parenting tips, the ups and downs of raising kids, how to keep kids busy, kid activities and more.

Why Summer Camp Is Good For Kids #campmanitou #summerfun


Sending your child to summer camp can be an emotional experience for both parent and child. Parents have a hard time letting their kids go, to be free to enjoy the things life has to offer. For kids the idea of camp is fun, but being away from home without mom and dad can be scary. So why is summer camp good for kids? To … [Read more...]

Sometimes It’s Okay to Lie #StreamTeam


Do you remember the first little white lie you ever told? I was around five I think, and I lied about something I did but didn't want to get in trouble. As kids we grow up to learn that lying is bad, and as a parent lying is not something I want my kids to do. In fact, both my boys know the way I feel about lying and that … [Read more...]

Letting Go As Your Kids Grow Up #parenting

Senior couple holding hands

Letting go as your kids grow up is a gut wrenching time for many parents and children. For me it has been an extremely difficult struggle. My oldest is turning sixteen this year, and many changes have occurred over the past several years that have changed the dynamic of our relationship. "From the moment he was born, I … [Read more...]

JOHNSON’S Sensorial Experiences ##SoMuchMore


When my son was little he was extremely colicky. He did nothing but cry and cry. In fact both my boys had issues with gas and bloating, burping and tummy troubles. As a new mom back then, I had no idea what to do in order to ease their discomfort. Then I took a baby massage class. It was incredible! JOHNSON’S®: Sensorial … [Read more...]

Top 10 Spring Activities For Kids #pinterest #spring


Okay it's not quite spring and won't be for another few weeks. Here in BC though the weather is sunny, kids are playing and it's never too early to jump into some spring activities for the kids to enjoy. Here is our pinterest round-up of the top 10 spring activities for kids. #1. Tissue Paper Art I used to love doing … [Read more...]

Teaching Your Kids About Bullying


It's inevitable as a parent. At some point or another your child is going to come in the house crying, upset because another child has said or done something to hurt them physically or emotionally. Now kids will be kids, but there is a fine line between learned behavior and a child who bullies others. Trace has had a … [Read more...]

At What Age Should Parents Let Their Kids Walk Alone?


  This question has been raised numerous times throughout parenting, and honestly there is a correct answer.  Or at least a law abiding one, according to Family and Children Services Canada there are steps parents should follow before allowing their child to walk anywhere alone.  Not so fortunate for one … [Read more...]