Category: Parenting

Learning to read

Our five-year-old is learning to read, and it is totally blowing my mind — but also making my arms sore. I knew he would learn to read once he entered Primary, but I guess I didn’t think it would happen so quickly! I don’t… Continue Reading “Learning to read”

Our family’s simple Christmas gift system

Our family's simple Christmas gift system {Heather's Handmade Life}

I don’t know what I’d do without our Christmas gift system. Seriously. I know some people love spending a lot of time and money shopping for their kids’ Christmas gifts, but the trouble is it tends to snowball every year as the kids get… Continue Reading “Our family’s simple Christmas gift system”

Dear Surprise Egg videos: I hate you

I thought we had a few more years of innocence before our kids discovered YouTube. They’re only three and five! What could there possibly be on YouTube to interest them, when the whole thing’s pretty much nothing but music, stand-up comedy, and Vines of… Continue Reading “Dear Surprise Egg videos: I hate you”