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Side Steping and Twirling

Today I had one of the best dances of my life with my youngest son. Just the two of us in our kitchen to a song as beautiful as that moment. 296 more words

We recognize that the mind of a young child can be more like a sponge than it will ever be again. Rather than letting your children fill their days with television and unstructured play, a Montessori preschool could give them a head start on the development of the skills and abilities that will serve them well as they get older.

Letters: Increases in daycare fees may be unfair, but they are necessary

Re: “Broken promise: public daycare fees increased” (Montreal Gazette, Nov. 21)

In a small way, I seem to understand why Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard had to increase the fees for child daycare from $7.30 a day to a sliding scale based on household income come tax time. 459 more words

Quebec Politics


This morning’s map shows the weak storm #3 has passed to our north. The window shows the first hint of orange dawn to the clear east, with temperatures at 21 (-6 Celsius) despite a lack of snow cover to assist radiational cooling. 578 more words

New England Weather

Little Sammy Snowman - the song!

We haven’t created too many posts with audio and we didn’t realise the audio icon wouldn’t come through on your blog email!

We didn’t want you to miss out on the singing so you should access the blog directly… 20 more words


Frugal Fun Friday - Little Sammy Snowman!

Many thanks to everyone who has recently been giving me positive feedback on my Frugal Fun Friday posts, including this online comment:

This week, as we don’t have any snow yet, I thought I’d share the recipe (see poster below) for building your own snowman indoors. 98 more words


A Worthwhile Occupation

It was pretty weird, the first time I selected “Homemaker” as my occupation. I had to come to terms with it. I asked myself, really what am I doing with myself? 505 more words