Tag: Slow Family Living

Am I being a Grinch?

We put up our Christmas tree earlier then usual this year due to pressure from our five year old and many parents who asked her if we had the tree up yet.  When she told them no they would give her a sad face and say something like, “well you better get those Humbug parents of yours to put it up”.   Thank… Read more →

Surviving the Christmas Rush

Christmas time has hit us and we have been a little caught off guard this year.  We have fallen behind on our writing as we have been trying to keep up with all the holiday planning, shopping, and activities going on this year.  Actually the biggest hurdle has been keeping healthy.  I am trying to stay positive and not write… Read more →

Euphoria, Despair, and Fairies

I don’t think the best of Hollywood could capture the range of emotions we experienced.  There was shock, confusion, pain, delight, more pain, excitement and then outright euphoria.  What triggered such a dramatic response?  This scene was the result of a 5 year old losing her first baby tooth.  I was about to read the kids a story when I… Read more →

Fall Outdoor Activities Challenge – Week 1

This week marked the start of Autumn and the FamilyNavigation.com team have started a new challenge.  We don’t have enough going on in our lives I guess.  The Fall Outdoor Activities Challenge is designed as incentive to get outside as a family even as the weather gets cooler and discover your community in the Fall.  There really is a lot to see and do this time of year. … Read more →

Fall Outdoor Activities Challenge

Autumn gets a bad wrap since it has to follow summer, but when you think about it there is lots to like.  Kids seem to really like Fall with the trees changing colours, Halloween, and lots of yummy things to eat.  Come on, you must like it a little bit?  There is lots to do but sometimes it is not easy to get… Read more →