Deliberate Practice – Take Home Lessons from a Sean Ashby Guitar Workshop

The value of Deliberate Practice with Sean Ashby - one of Canada’s most talented guitar players.

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The 6 Keys to Developing and Communicating Great Expectations

Do you fight with your kids, survive tantrums and feel frustrated when your expectations are not being met? Here are 6 keys to unlock "Great Expectations"

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Pretty Penny Sets Up Shop – Review

Reading with children should be an interactive experience. Besides just reading the story and looking at pictures children can learn a huge amount if you ask engaging questions related to the story along the way. Pretty Penny offers lots of natural opportunities for these conversations

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Celebrating August

August is all about celebrating the outdoors and family with these holidays: Admit You’re Happy Month, Family Fun Month, National Golf Month, and Water Quality Month.

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Home Town Tour Guides – A Creative Kids Family Business

With school out for the summer it is a great time to introduce your kids to entrepreneurship. Your children become “Home Town Tour Guides”

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Why “Do as I say, not as I do” never works!

Living in a way that is congruent with your dreams, goals and values also makes establishing priorities and making decisions easier. It is a valuable skill to teach your kids!

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The Positive Side of Negative Emotions

Fear. Guilt. Anger. These are just a few of the “negative” emotions we are taught from a very young age are “Bad.” Instead of embracing these emotions and learning from them we are taught to suppress them.

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Breaking the Rules – Playing with Photography

Spending an afternoon with your kids breaking rules, getting messy and exploring how you see the world is a great way to get creative and make memories. The best thing about this activity is you can do it every week if you want to and discover something new and unexpected every single time.

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Celebrating July

July is: National Blueberry Month, National Anti-Boredom Month, National Cellphone Courtesy Month, and National Ice Cream Month!

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