Month: August 2017

The Gems from Our Mothers

“I think I’m becoming mom,” I whisper into the phone to my younger sister. I have to whisper because I am also shoving chocolate into my mouth and I don’t want to share with my children (#adultingwin). “It’s probably not that bad, what did you do?” My sister is also whispering, I bet she’s eating […]

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Watch the Perseids Meteor Shower in Your Pajamas at the Botanic Gardens 8/11

Finding the best view of a meteor shower isn’t always easy – but the Perseids Pajama Party makes it a little easier. You can get out of town (kind-of), put on your pajamas and watch the meteor shower and enjoy family activities all evening long. Bring your blanket or lawn chair, wear your cozy pyjamas […]

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Exploring Edmonton: The John Walter Museum

“How many old buildings?” Little dude asks me as I put on his shoes.  At almost-four he is well acquainted with the love his dad and brother have for old buildings and historic sites. Old buildings are cool but little dude is a mover-and-shaker who is always looking for his next chance to start a […]

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15 Things We Crossed off of Our Edmonton Summer Bucket List in July

I shouldn’t be surprised at the simple things, the easy things, the everyday things, that make their way onto the summer bucket list when it’s created by the kids. They don’t need full-on weekend trips with adventure to-do lists and hikes up mountains, they want afternoons at the playgrounds, water fights with their parents, endless […]

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Cool Stuff: Get These $7 Slime Kits from Party City for At-Home Fun

There’s plenty to keep the kids entertained through the summer months out of the house, but what about those things to keep the kids entertained while you’re at home? One of the trendy things to do with the kids is create ‘slime’, but it can be kind of tricky to get the measurements right, get […]

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10 Things to Know Before You Hit Up Calaway Park with the Kids

Calgary is our go-to city for weekend trips. As we were planning a mid-summer visit, my mom reminded me of all the childhood fun I had at Calaway Park.  Big dude has been obsessed with amusement parks lately so we added Calaway Park to our itinerary. We had a blast and it was just as […]

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