Enjoy Your Little Kids: 11 Survival Tips from a Home-school Mom of 7

Schools are closed, and the panic of even thinking about taking on home-schooling your kids has set in. So I asked a long time home-school pro, Flannery Salkeld, mom of seven to share some survival tips with us so we can actually enjoy our little kids during this extra trying time.


A quick perspective change

Before we dive right in to the 11 tips here are two really, REALLY important perspective switches Brett, Flannery’s …

A Guide To Pantry Essentials

Guest Blog Post: Catherine Beaudoin of Zesty Kits

Many restaurants are now closed and with most of us now working remotely, cooking at home is more important than ever. This blog includes the following:

  • Steps to stock up on non-perishables
  • Pantry essentials¬†
  • Ideas to use pantry essentials
  • Shelf-life guidelines

The Centre for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) recommends having a minimum two week supply of food at home.

Preparing a pantry to last a minimum

How to Stock Up On Food For COVID-19

With all the craziness of COVID-19 people are stocking up on the weirdest things… toilet paper anybody? Am I right! That’s EXACTLY why we created this quick guide to stocking up on food.

We all react different to stress

I get it, we all react differently to high stress situations. Some of us freeze up and can’t even process what’s happening. Others jump into action before they even really understand what’s happening (AKA the toilet …

What to do with kids when you’re stuck at home – The Ultimate Guide

The current COVID-19 pandemic is wild to say the least. One minute you’re planning birthday parties, St. Patrick’s Day festivities, Easter feasts, and going on vacations, and in the next minute school is cancelled and you’re being told to “social isolate.” You’re overwhelmed, anxious, and uncertain of what’s to come to say the least; and you’re definitely not alone in those feelings.

One of the major concerns I keep hearing from parents is “what the …