Category Archives: Everyday things

Children ain’t stupid, y’all

Thanks to my savvy Facebook friends I found out about the free online screening of the movie Hungry for Change. (It’s available only until March 31st, watch it here!) I invited Anna to watch it with me; it’s a documentary … Continue reading

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Fire safety

One thing that I have had a hard time getting used to is that here in Canada houses are built of wooden frames and all walls are made of sheet rock. I can quite literally punch the wall and break … Continue reading

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Furniture for Polly Pocket

Polly Pocket was no longer happy without a decent hang-out space in her house. She and her friends were tired of being left thrown around the dollhouse in uncomfortable positions. Dolls. So demanding. A trip to the dollar store solved … Continue reading

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Our journey into homeschooling

It’s been two years now since we began homeschooling. Two years ago we moved to Canada, to our new life. This new life did not include the option of sending our child to school unless we wanted to shell out … Continue reading

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Halloween aftermath. Literally.

Halloween has come and go, leaving us with the leftover hype and an extended sugar rush. What to do with all those treats besides stuffing them in your mouth before your child has a chance to realize you’re stealing her … Continue reading

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In full freedom

I come from a place where warmth is available pretty much year-round, and now I live in a place where six months out of the year are spent in the miserable cold and usually up to your knees in snow. … Continue reading

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