Tag: #yegfamily

Christmas Time & Family Fun – Check Out These Family Games, Great for Holiday Get Togethers

Family time – make it quality time! I love playing games with my family when we all get together. Some are family friendly, some are just for the adults. Regardless, playing games is just plain fun. Still lots of time to order online (especially if you have Amazon Prime – You can sign up for […]

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Back on Track with the Christmas Shopping and Planning

Sponsored advertising content. I’ve received compensation from MBNA for this sponsored post. As always, all opinions are my own. So, I guess my Christmas list is longer than I had originally anticipated. I somehow completely forgot to include several people on my original list. Not to worry, I totally have this covered! Why were these […]

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The Little Gym of Edmonton, Serious Fun for the Kids, Affordable for Parents

If you haven’t heard of the Little Gym of Edmonton, you need to check it out. Classes available for kids aged 4 months to 12 years. They have parent/child classes, dance, and affordable gymnastics! (They also do birthday parties!) Check out the Little Gym of Edmonton’s Winter camps for December 27-29, for ages 3-12. Three […]

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Making the Time Change a Little Easier, Tips From a Sleep Expert

It is nearly the end of Daylight Savings Time.  We are all going to move our clocks back 1 hour and will need to readjust our circadian rhythms, or internal clocks, to the new time.  This change is easier on adults and older children who are able to just shift their internal clocks and roll […]

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This Bullying Ad By Burger King is Something We All Need to See

Burger King is bringing attention to bullying, and what we as a society choose to do about it. In this viral video shown on YouTube, a group of kids are boastfully bullying one child, in the middle of Burger King, where other customers can clearly see and hear. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mnKPEsbTo9s Comically, in the back, there is […]

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Some Days We Allow “Too Much” Screen Time, And That’s OK

We are a technology-friendly house. With two iPads, two smartphones, two laptops, PlayStation, plus television and DVD player, my dudes have a lot of screen-time options. I know the guideline. I recognize the value of those guidelines AND I break those guidelines all the time. Driven by guilt that I wasn’t tracking their screen-time closely […]

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Jennifer Garner’s Instagram Selfie after a YES DAY is Me Every Morning

This selfie Jennifer Garner took this week is how I feel pretty much daily. So is her emphasis on the need for coffee. But her reason behind her super-tired looking post on her Instagram account is actually super cute, and definitely very brave. “You’ll never need coffee more than the day after “Yes Day!”” she […]

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Please, For the Sanity of All Parents, END the Daylight Savings Time

I have been crossing my fingers since I heard about this bill proposal last year. Every parent dreads these two times of the year – daylight savings time. Please stop it. Stop it NOW. My oldest is 10 and I have struggled not just two days a year for 10 years, as it’s not for […]

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