Play zone mastery: Create a yard kids will want to play in.

Girl in back yard.

  Don’t you love when your child complains that they have nothing to do, especially when you know it couldn’t be further from the truth?   Modern technology has made kids dependent on being constantly entertained. Combat this by creating a back yard where your children can initiate their own […]

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How to encourage communication between family generations.

How to encourage communication between family members.

  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? […]

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They are the Superhumans!

  Yes, I can!   That’s my answer to my darlin’ husband who sent me an email with a link to this video stating, “You have to get this video in your blog!” So, here it is. I have to admit, he’s right. This is truly inspiring.   Spread the […]

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Are we burying our kids under heaps of stress and expectations?

Stress and our kids.

  For quite a while now, I’ve been hearing how our children are overly buried by stress and expectations in today’s world. Then, I remembered a CBC News report I had watched about plagiarism and cheating in college and university, and it struck me that there’s a really strong correlation here!   […]

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