Staying Cool WITHOUT Air Conditioning

Staying Cool

 It’s finally here! After a long, cold winter, we can finally celebrate the lazy days of summer!! Somehow, though, it seems like we went from frigid windchill temperatures to extreme heat overnight! Since our family moved out to a farm house in the country a number of years ago, we have been learning about staying cool without air conditioning! Most of the time it’s not too ... Read More »

What We’re Netflixing These Days #streamteam


With all this cold winter weather, it’s perfect for cozying up on the couch and streaming some great shows. I’ve also taken up a bit of crocheting again, which pairs very well with Netflix and a cup of hot chocolate! I thought I’d share some of our favourites these days, and maybe get some new ideas from you as well! ... Read More »

Dragons: Race to the Edge! #StreamTeam


 I don’t know about your families, but our boys are always ready for adventure!  Whether it’s ninjas, pirates, or superheroes, their dramatic play always involves heroes and excitement! As they fight the invisible bad guys, they develop so many skills, and feed their active imaginations.  That’s why they were so excited to hear that Netflix had a new series about ... Read More »

Hungry Kids in Canadian Classrooms #LostEducation

Breakfasts for Better Days

  MISSISSAUGA, ON, August 18, 2014 – With another school year on the horizon, it’s time to shift the focus back to learning – but students can’t flourish and thrive in the classroom if they’re starting their day running on empty. Unfortunately, one in seven Canadian children is at risk of going to school on an empty stomach, having not ... Read More »

What to Buy for the School Bus Driver {Guestpost by a former bus driver}

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Hey, party people! It’s almost the end of the school year! Is everyone pumped for summer?? Last week, Marya shared some teacher-approved end-of-year gift ideas. Today, we’re SO excited to have Marja Fledderus guest post for us and share some bus driver-approved end-of-year gift ideas!  In spite of the fact that Bus Drivers take our children’s lives into their hands ... Read More »

It’s Twitter PARTY Time! #WhishParty June 17, 7pm PST/10 EST!


Do you love a good party?  be it a BBQ, or birthday, WHISH.ca has the answers.  Join us at a lighthearted and fun twitter party on Tuesday June 17th at 7PST (10pm EST) to get all your party planning questions answered and learn a little bit about the best tips for hosting (or attending) a party this summer.  Follow the Hashtag ... Read More »

The Best April Fool’s Pranks 2014


If every fool wore a crown, we should all be kings.   -Welsh Proverb I spent a fair amount of time online today following the New and Ingenious products, news reports, and services that were unveiled on this auspicious day. I wanted to show some of my favourites with you, since some of them are really quite clever, and I’d ... Read More »