Spring Break Ideas for Families

5 Spring Break Ideas for Families

Spring Break comes when we all really need it. It's a little reprieve from the Winter blues and hopefully with some sunshine, it means...

Stand By Tough Moms: Is This Ad Really Supporting Moms?

Stand By Tough Moms. Sounds like a great message. I am a tough mom, most of my friends are tough moms. We aren’t necessarily...
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When did Valentine’s Day Become a Children’s Holiday?

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Oddly enough my first reminder of this every year is when the school sends home a list of...
Teach the Kids to Speak a Language

How to Use the Holidays to Teach the Kids to Speak...

The holidays are upon us and all of us are looking forward to the break. Your plans might include travel, a lot of family...
The truth about Santa

Should You Tell Your Kids the Truth About Santa Claus?

The Truth About Santa Claus. It's something I struggled with a lot when my kids were very young, especially because, being Muslim, we don't...
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Diversity Girls: Dolls That Represent

When I was a little girl all I ever wanted was a Barbie. A real Barbie, not a knock-off version of her (which is...
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5 Ways to Repurpose Leftover Halloween Candy

Do you have a lot of leftover Halloween candy? Whether it's left from the candy you were giving out to trick-or-treaters coming to the...

The Switch Witch – A Visit From Your Favourite Witch!

I start running in October. Time speeds up with kids’ birthdays and festivals and I don’t slow down till well after Christmas. With all...
DIY Diwali Diya Craft

DIY Diwali Diya Craft

As Diwali inches closer, families around the world are shopping at their local bazaars or melas to buy their Diyas. Diyas are central to Diwali since...
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12 Tips for Long Flights with Kids

Summer time means…vacations! While the actual vacation itself is absolutely wonderful, sometimes getting there is a little less so when you have kids. My...