Family fun activities for all children, including those with special needs.

My youngest child, son Stuart, feeding the deer in the Bowmanville Zoo in Ontario.
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Spread the love…            If you have a child with special needs, you encounter the same joys as every other parent, but your challenges may be a little different.   Do you ever wish you could tell your fellow parent friends how easy they have it, with seemingly countless activities to go to with their child? …


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Make the best of your home and encourage family time.

Outdoor kitchen
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Spread the love…            As the kids grow up, it can be harder and harder to get them to spend some quality time at home with the family. It’s only natural, they are becoming more independent and want to spread their wings a little.   However, you can help encourage them to spend at least some …


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Looking to transform an empty room? Consider these home-boosting options.

Looking To Transform An Empty Room? Consider These Home-Boosting Options
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Spread the love…            Designing your dream home can be an exciting process. Not only do you finally get to have fun with decor, you can add the finishing touches that you’ve always wanted.   But it doesn’t just apply when you’re looking to buy the perfect property, it can be the same when you’re working …


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Famous dogs we wish we owned.

Famous dogs we wish we owned.
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Spread the love…           The small screen and the silver screen have been home to some of the most adorable and impressive dogs in history.   Dogs that can bark in multiple languages; dogs that became world champions in professional wrestling; and dogs who are better basketball players than the majority of the populace, have all …


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Take time for yourself as you grow old gracefully.

Take time for yourself and grow old gracefully.
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Spread the love…            In many ways, you get your life back once your children leave you in your empty nest.   While it can be a sad time, it’s also your chance to take your life back into your hands. You’ll finally be able to grow old gracefully, take time for yourself, and enjoy your free time …


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How to encourage communication between family generations.

How to encourage communication between family members.
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Spread the love…            Many well-intentioned adults have experienced a dead-end conversation with their children or grandchildren that begins with “how is school?” and ends with “good.”   Even for those who haven’t had this experience, engaging in conversation with younger members of your family can be daunting.   Is it even possible? Yes. The following …


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Tips for lowering your monthly bills.

Tips for lowering your monthly bills.
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Spread the love…           If you want to make a big difference in your budget, start by lowering your monthly bills. Since these charges recur over and over again, you’ll see major positive changes by lowering them in certain key, nonessential areas.   Fortunately, you don’t have to drastically cut all expenses and live like a …


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#HomeGoals: 10 things to make your home cool – aesthetically speaking.

#HomeGoals: 10 things to make your home cool – aesthetically speaking.
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Spread the love…             So, you just invested a good chunk of your life savings into this new house that you fell in love with the moment you first stepped inside.   And since it all belongs to you, you want to make it look good and welcoming to anyone who enters.   With that said, …


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