Remembrance Day Resources for Your Family

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Remembrance Day Resources for Your Family

Remembrance Day Resources for Your Family

*This post contains affiliate links. See disclosure policy for full details. The sacrifices of men and women who have served our country in time of war, conflict and peace should never be forgotten or taken for granted.  Those who have served our nation, both in the past and present, deserve to be honoured for their dedication and allegiance to our country and our welfare as a nation .  It is our duty to not only take time to pay our respects, but to teach our youth about the history of our nation and our military. Taking part in Remembrance Day services, in one way

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Add Value to Your Homeschool

Add Value to Your Homeschool

We often think of value in terms of marketing or consumerism, but what if we thought of value within our family unit? Each and every member of our family has their own value they add.  We all have special talents which can enhance our family relationships. Have an evening or a rainy afternoon meeting with your kids to brainstorm and help one another recognize their own special gifts and talents? I’m sure your family has someone who: Can make you laugh Enjoys a good and lively discussion Is a caregiver Can fix or build things Bakes or cooks Is musical

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Enjoying Family Holidays and Christmas

Enjoying Family Holidays and Christmas

Are you swimming in your Holiday To Do List? Grabbing your coffee or tea on the run and feeling the pressure for everything to be perfect? During busy holiday seasons, or even seasons when family commitments abound and pile high on your plate, it is easy to be too focused on that looming to-do list. We can become so burdened with a whirlwind of errands, making the best Christmas cookies, or having the kids finish off their Math assignments before you declare “Christmas Break”, that we fall short in taking time to breathe and enjoy the season with our family.

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Organizing Your Homeschool Family

Organizing Your Homeschool Family

What kind of planner are you? I am a list maker, the “old fashioned” pencil and paper kind of list maker. There is something about a pencil or pen in my hand which helps me to own my to-do list.   When we physically write something out, it helps our minds to own those tasks a little more than if we write it via a keyboard, in a virtual way.    Although, having smartphones and apps certainly are useful too.     In fact, at our house we have a virtual calendar for our family where each member is colour coded,

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Holiday Traditions and Homeschooling

Holiday Traditions and Homeschooling

*This post contains affiliate links to products we enjoy using in our homeschool. The holidays are fast approaching and with it comes excitement and anticipation.  No matter what faith or beliefs you hold close to your heart each of us have a few times a year where we are preparing for some type of holiday. We celebrate Christmas, and I still get excited much like I did when I was a child.  Perhaps on some level even more.  As a Mom, there is something magical about handing down family traditions as well as creating our own. Why Bother With Tradition? Following tradition

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