We’d all love to see children reading more books, especially those they can learn from. Giving a book to a child is the easy part. The challenge is getting them to read it. The key to choosing a book they’ll love is to think like they do, based on what they already enjoy.
Games can make Halloween so much more fun and memorable. You don’t have to be Disney parents and put a lot of time and energy into it. These easy games require very little time to prepare and they’re guaranteed to bring out the witch cackles in all who play.
In our house, Halloween was a time to overindulge on candy. It was part of the fun of the event and once the ‘good stuff’ was gone, the rest got tossed out anyway. The only thing I did to limit intake was to selflessly eat some myself. However, I’ve picked up many fantastic ideas for […]
From books by beloved childhood stars Lois, Sharon and Bram, to the latest STEM toys, Indigo’s top gifts will sure to please every Canadian big kid and little kid this holiday season!
Pumpkin carving has come a long way since I was a child in New Brunswick. Carving triangles and a toothy grin into a pumpkin was enough to impress visitors. Now, I’m blown away every year by the talent and creativity behind some truly amazing pumpkin designs. Many of these designs can be easily replicated using […]
When it comes to honey, many people think of it simply as a way to sweeten some foods and beverages, but it can do so much more than that. Raw honey, specifically, has many healing abilities and health benefits, aside from just tasting great. That has inspired scientists to research it as an alternative for […]
With school back in session, Canadian municipalities, organizations and businesses are imploring parents to stay calm and focused during the chaotic school zone rush hours of drop-off and pick-up. An increase in pedestrian and bicyclist accidents overall in Canada, has resulted in an urgent need for education and awareness.
One of the worst things a home owner can hear is, “You have to replace your roof.” Making important choices about expensive renovations is difficult enough, but it’s even harder if you don’t know anything about the materials involved or their pros & cons. Is the contractor offering the best choice, or the one he’ll […]
Whether you’re shopping for a gift for a student or back-to-school supplies, a laptop and/or tablet has become a standard item on the list. High school, college and university studies now require this pricey item. Choose wisely and the laptop could last through all of your school years. Select a versatile 2-in-1 hybrid and you’ll get […]
We love to indulge our tastebuds in the Summer and the heat leaves us with less energy to cook healthy meals. That combination can set us up for one big diet fail. These easy recipe substitutions and switches can prevent seasonal sabotage over the Summer and throughout the year.