Picture Book Review Category

For the Love of Music

“I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.” —Billy Joel The last two months I have worked on a challenge. Shying away from calling it a New Year’s Resolution because if past years were […]

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Snuggle Up to Reading Over Christmas,

Did you know there are 36 days until Christmas? Now check your pulse. Did that realization make your heart race, fill you with panic or did it bring a smile to your face with anticipation? We all face the lead up to Christmas with a different attitude. And sometimes different years bring added stress or […]

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A Story to Tell

Do you remember as a child sitting around a campfire, where spooky stories were being told? Or maybe you have fond memories of listening to relatives share stories of days gone by.  The art of storytelling has us connecting with others and sharing experiences. Storytelling entertains, educates, preserves culture and instills values. If you are interested in building storytelling into your family routines, I would […]

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Intentionally Connecting with Your Child

Originally posted on Nikki Bergstresser:
September is a whirlwind of activities. From filling out a plethora of forms for each child, to making sure you have groceries to pack those school lunches and even just getting into the car on time for activities…without forgetting a child. It can be overwhelming! Calendars once again become filled…

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Corn & Apple Festival

For as long as I can remember, the last weekend in August meant a full weekend of celebrating Morden Manitoba’s Corn & Apple Festival. It was filled with food and entertainment. However, I think my highlight has always been the people. Walking up and down the main street meeting friends and sharing laughs. Moving away […]

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