Spring activities for babies: 3 things to do with your 10 month old

What better way to kick off Spring with 3 simple activities to do with your 10 month old!

I find that putting together activities for Little N needs to be quick and easy because most of the time, he’ll only end up playing with it for a maximum of 15 minutes. But I guess that’s plenty for his little growing mind!

The following three activities can all be put together with items from the dollar store. But if you can’t get yourself out there and still want to try them out, I’ve dropped some affiliate links (*) for you so you can prepare from the comfort of your home.

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Storytelling Game: 5 Activities to do with Story Cards

Are you the kind of person who can just come up with the most fantastic story on the spot? You’re a lucky one! I’m definitely not one of those people. Making up a story for my kids takes a lot of energy out of me because I don’t like to be put on the spot (like REALLY HATE IT…but I’m working on it!) so that often affects my storytelling skills.

So, I was thrilled when I found storytelling cards* (a.k.a sequencing cards*) in a box of toys my mom gave me when she closed her daycare. It’s important to me that my kids have a strong imagination because it can open a lot of doors for them and, as any parent would, I want to give them as many skills as possible for them to succeed in life. What better way to develop both theirs AND mine by teaching them how to tell a story!

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5 Benefits of Online Grocery Shopping and Delivery

When you have a family, it can be difficult to find the time to go grocery shopping. It’s hard enough when you have more than one child in tow. Imagine having to do that in the winter (ESPECIALLY Canadian winters).

After getting home from work, it can be difficult to muster up the energy to go grocery shopping, no matter how disciplined you are at developing a grocery list you’re willing to stick to – which should make it an easy in and out trip. In the middle of a winter storm, it’s much easier to just order in some food, right?

Online grocery shopping and delivery was a life safer for our family.

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8 easy steps to manage your (overwhelming) to-do-list

Keeping my life organized and managing my time effectively is key to keeping the sanity in our home. However, having long lists of things to do can be very overwhelming. It can actually make it harder to tackle tasks!

I’m sure I’m not the only one!

As parents, our brains often fill up with things to do to keep our families happy. We often don’t know where to begin to make sense of it all.

After a few years of trial and error, I’ve finally found a method that works to keep me from going insane.

As a two-part method, I’ll describe the practical steps I take to help make sense of my to-do-list. Hopefully this method will help you and you’ll feel less overwhelmed by all your tasks.

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