A week after I wrote the post on Gendered Gifts, my daughter and I were browsing in the independent bookstore Lighthouse Books in Brighton, Ontario. She was immediately drawn to this book: I had discussed my previous post with Lil Sprout and she was proud to show me her bookstore find. We didn't purchase Pink … Continue reading Props! Pink is for Boys
Laurent de Brunhoff, the son of Babar creator Jean de Brunhoff, wrote BABAR’S YOGA for Elephants. Originally published in 2002, the book provides step-by step instructions on yoga asanas (poses) and shows how yoga can be used in daily life and travels. Using Babar to show various poses breaks the western stereotype that you must … Continue reading Yoga for Elephants
“In Flanders fields the poppies blow between the crosses, row on row” Wednesday was Remembrance Day in Canada; we took the time to acknowledge the soldiers who have served in the past and still fight in the present. “That mark our place; and in the sky the larks, still bravely singing, fly scarce heard amid … Continue reading War & Peace
I have spent the last few weeks focusing on my LITTLE SPROUT. She started Junior Kindergarten on September 8th and thankfully has adjusted well. This means that our family is learning new routines for both mornings and evenings. My little girl is also staying for lunch, which is an adjustment for all of us. Up … Continue reading PROPS!
SPROUTING COMMUNITY: Toronto Library to Roll Out Book Lending Machines at Union Station | The Toronto Star I like the idea of a book dispenser to pick up a new read. It will encourage people who don’t normally use the library system to participate. But the best part in my opinion? Having a convenient spot … Continue reading PROPS!
How have I been Sprouting Balance the last few weeks? Well … hubby, daughter, a friend, and I went on a little road trip to Buffalo. Hubby & Daughter went to the Buffalo Museum of Science (and had a blast). My friend and I went rushing around Amherst shopping at Kohl’s, Trader Joes and various … Continue reading Blog Love Friday! 2015 May 1