the coconut oil secret

9 Reasons to Use Coconut Oil Daily (3 of these are shocking) Plus, Four “Common Yet Dangerous” Oils You Should Never Eat… If You Want to Heal, Beautify and Restore Your Body! Here’s a newsflash I’m sure won’t surprise you… nothing concocted in a laboratory can ever replace the value of what is found in nature! Mother Nature is incredibly generous in the way she provides – offering a bounty of fruits and vegetables rich…

baby life hacks

10 baby life hacks to make parenting a little easier… Here is a list of 10 baby life hacks that are sure to make life as a parent a little easier when dealing with the day to day unpredictable (joyful) madness.  try using a soother with a hole poked in the end of it for medicine time   2.  stop fingers from getting slammed in the door by cutting a pool noodle and putting it…

toddler learning book

toddler learning book I LOVE this idea and just had to share it with all my fellow mommies and care providers out there.  I am a mom and have run a home daycare working with little ones for quite some time and this adorable idea is so simple and fun for little ones.  It’s perfect for a structured routine or to just have on hand for a rainy day “go to” educational playtime. I came…

string yarn thread eggs – Easter craft

string yarn thread eggs – Easter craft scroll to the bottom of this page for the video tutorial If you are finding it hard to come up with some fun ideas for crafts to do with your kids who may be a bit older and past the cherished “go to” Easter crafts, these string yarn thread eggs are sure to please!  They are absolutely stunning and so simple.  Not too many materials needed and simple…

colour by numbers

colour by numbers!!! Do you remember these as a kid?  Check out all of these printable colour by numbers pages available.  What a great way to bring back an old childhood memory to share with your little ones.  The themes currently available are:  animals, flowers, trucks/cars, ocean, bugs  Not only is this a fun rainy day activity or even just an easy to clean activity between meal time and regular routines – it’s also a…

15 life hacks to simplify your day

15 life hacks with basic household items We all know how sometimes the smallest things can get on our nerves.  Check out this list of ideas on how to use common and very basic household items in a slightly different way to make a big difference in simplifying some of life’s annoying little situations.

DIY nightlight craft

diy nightlight craft (To see a video tutorial for this craft, scroll to the bottom of the page) This is a super cute craft  that will be cherished by the kids who make them for a long time!  These diy nightlights can be done almost completely by kids.  They will need some adult assistance, but for the most part, they will be capable of doing it on their own and will feel so proud with…

7 high energy foods

Top 7 healthy high energy foods! Ok, this is a topic that I’m sure we can all agree is very welcome and needed!!!  High energy foods!!  Sure, we can reach for another cup of coffee or even an energy drink – but is that what we want or what we should really be doing?  Not to mention the fact that the simple benefit of an energy boost is short lived and usually followed by a…

Tips on how to transition your baby to daycare

Babies First Daycare The following tips on how to transition your baby to daycare are to act as a guideline and come straight from the source on both sides of the fence! I am not only a mom, I am also a home daycare provider for nearly a decade and can share advise based on personal experience from a number of different scenarios, family situations, genders, ages of the baby and family dynamics. Lets first…

foods & body parts

pg 1 of 7 10 foods that look like the body parts they are meant for: I, like many, am a very huge believer in the power of natural healing, natural health and natural energy.  I would much rather eat a balanced diet to benefit all the different needs of my body and consume healthy healing foods when I am in need of some repair – rather than reach for the quick fix of a…