Raising Girls Who Love Themselves – Be Self Confident

raising girls who love themselves

Self-confidence and self-esteem are often difficult for girls. Not just in terms of body image, but just having a girl learn to love everything about herself, including her intelligence, her creativity, and the special skills she has. Here are some ways of raising girls who love themselves. Raising Girls Who Love Themselves Show That You Accept Yourself How You Are One thing all girls have in common is that they look up to their mothers. If you want your daughter to love herself, you need to show that you love yourself … Continue reading

Family Traditions Continue at The CNE 2018

Family Traditions

On August 17th, 2018,  The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE ) returns for another year. We are excited to continue our family traditions by visiting. So many memories are made and it is part of the summer vacation that our daughter enjoys the best. There are certain things that just have to be done together that create family traditions. Last July Canada celebrated its 150th Birthday. The Canadian National Exhibition continued the celebrations. Various exhibits and signs highlighted Canadian history and all that is loved and cherished in our country. Visiting … Continue reading

Edible Flower Safety Precautions – Be Aware of Plant Part Usuage

Edible Flower Safety Precautions

Growing your own edible flowers can be a fun and interesting hobby that will add flavourful tastes, colours and nutrients to your diet. However, they are not for everyone. Starting slowly is the safest way to decide whether they are right for you. Read below for edible flower safety precautions. Edible Flower Safety Precautions – Be Aware Health Issues Those who have seasonal allergies might react to eating edible flowers, so they should exercise caution. Watch out for trouble breathing or a swollen tongue. In terms of preparation, in most cases, the … Continue reading

9 Activities for Encouraging Science – Keeping Kids Interested

9 activities for encouraging science

Children’s approach towards education is formed through their parents’ approach towards it. If education rather than entertainment is made a priority, then the activities you plan together as a family will be based around that. Children will study many subjects in school, including science. Parents can help give their children a head start by these 9 Activities for encouraging Science. 9 Activities for Encouraging Science Show Them Science Is Exciting Fun Some parents avoid talks about science because they did badly in it at school, or feel they don’t know … Continue reading

Choosing Unique or Unusual Backgrounds for Photos

choosing unique or unusual bakgrounds

When you take photos or do photoshoots, it’s important not to overlook the background. It’s amazing what a difference a background can make on the appearance of your image – whether it’s a portrait or a still image. The background can diminish or bring forward important features you want to highlight in an image. Here are some suggestion when choosing unique or unusual backgrounds. Choosing Unique or Unusual Backgrounds Keep It Simple Don’t overthink it and end up with a busy background in an effort to be unique. Most of the … Continue reading

Teaching Science through Baking with Kids During Summer

Teaching Science through Baking

Baking is a fun and tasty hobby. Most people probably wouldn’t compare it with science, but the truth is, it can be used as a tool to teach certain concepts. Here are a few ways of teaching science through baking to children of all ages. Teaching Science through Baking Young Children Quick Breads Younger children are fascinated by cakes and muffins. These are what are referred to as quick breads. The raising (leavening) agent will often be baking soda. The mild acids in a second ingredient, milk, are enough to … Continue reading