Category: Playtime

50 backyard activities for spring

50 backyard activities for spring {Heather's Handmade Life}

It’s not that my kids weren’t playing outside over the winter — they were. Honest. It’s just that it was an especially icy, wet, windy winter, rather than a picturesque fairytale winter wonderland. The kids would go play outside and come back, wet and…

Kids on YouTube is the latest obsession

Kids on YouTube is the latest obsession {Heather's Handmade Life}

Are your kids on YouTube and dreaming of stardom? I often wonder, when my daughter is watching herself on YouTube and giggling hysterically at her own jokes, if we are raising what’s going to be the vainest generation of all time. Yes, she’s on…

Why schoolwork is saving our summer vacation

One of the most fun summer activities at our house isn’t swimming in the inflatable pool, playing on the new monkey bars or having water fights with the neighbours. It’s a daily spelling test. It all started exactly one week into summer vacation. The…