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Koinobori flags blowing in the wind
Laureen, Queen's Square | April 24, 2016
Have you ever heard of Children's Day? Children's Day (こどもの日 Kodomo no Hi) is a Japanese national holiday which takes place annually on May 5, the... Read More»
Mother and children gardening
Sarah R. | April 1, 2016
"Mary, Mary, quite contrary.  How does your garden grow?" Now that the weather is warming up, and the ground is thawed, it's time to get planting! ... Read More»
Child's bedroom
Emily (Hespeler) | March 2, 2016
Are you a Junior Interior Decorator? Do you want your bedroom to look totally different than your brothers and sisters? Even your friends? Want to... Read More»
Umbrella with rain dripping from it
Sarah R. | February 26, 2016
It's getting on for spring (at least that's what the calendar says) and that means a few rainy days.  Don't dread them -- learn to embrace those... Read More»
Young girl playing with playdoh
Sarah E. Hespeler | February 1, 2016
Chances are that if you have a little one or two at home, you have some play dough tools laying around and maybe even some well-loved dough. Maybe it... Read More»
Crayons up close
Sue, Preston | January 3, 2016
Most of us have used crayons at one time or another.  For many of us it may have been our first attempt at drawing or writing.  But where did crayons... Read More»
Idea Exchange, Hespeler
Pam, Hespeler | September 1, 2015
Hespeler is home to one of the ten most beautiful Canadian Libraries, great parks, cute cafés and friendly folks.  As a Galt Girl transplanted in the... Read More»
Father and daughter playing video games
Pam, Hespeler | August 1, 2015
So I’m learning how to play Minecraft at 43 years old - who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks! Why would I do this to myself you ask? Well,... Read More»
Boy and girl looking out car windows
Tina, Preston | August 1, 2015
All packed and ready to head to the cottage? Wait! The kids’ tablets are out of power and no one can find the chargers and you’re already running... Read More»
Pool noodles in a pool
Laureen, Queen's Square | June 20, 2015
Besides helping you to float in a swimming pool or hitting your little brother over the head, there are lots of things you can do with pool noodles!... Read More»