Monthly Archives: December 2013

Reflective Resolutions

Recently there was a program on CBC radio that talked about first imagining what you want your life to look like before making resolutions.  So here’s what I came up with for a vision for my life: I want to have … Continue reading

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Creative Kids Moment: Toddler Xmas Crafts V

Sequined Pinecones C had collected lots of pinecones in the fall which inspired this craft.  It’s super easy and the end result is so pretty. C painted them white and then sprinkled them with sequins while the paint was still wet.  … Continue reading

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Creative Kids Moment: Toddler Xmas Crafts IV

Popsicle Christmas Tree Ornament C painted the popsicle sticks green to start off.  I had cut down some of the sticks so that the branches were smallest near the top. Then C painted it with glue and sprinkled it with sequins. We did a … Continue reading

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Creative Kids Moment: Toddler Xmas Crafts III

For the stainglass ones, C painted a piece of wax paper with glue.  Then C put squares of tissue paper (I had pre-cut) onto the glue.  Once it was dry, I cut it to fit into frames I had cut out … Continue reading

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Creative Kids Moment: Toddler Xmas Crafts II

Card 1:  There are lots of variations of footprint trees on Pinterest.  These are based on one I liked the best. They could also be made by tracing a child’s foot on green construction/scrapbook paper.  If you do choose to … Continue reading

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Back to Work Status Report

It’s the end of week two of being back to work.  I have to say to all full time working moms of two – holy Toledo, it is hard!  That jump between one kid to two is a doozy.  I am … Continue reading

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Creative Kids Moment: Toddler Xmas Crafts I

Here is a fun simple wall art craft: For this craft, I took a page that C had coloured (though it could work with a painted page as well) and cut a long triangle out of it.  Then I cut … Continue reading

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