Families in Calgary, Family Activities, Lifestyle, Lifestyle Design, Nature and Forest Play, Outdoors Activities

Raising Canadians. Winter Activities for Young Kids in Calgary. Calgary Family Activities.

Learn to love winter again - here's a list of wonderful family activities in the winter and of course, at christmas!

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Crafts, Family Activities, Nature and Forest Play

Nature Crafts and Christmas Crafts for Toddlers and Young Children, Christmas Pinecone Ornaments

A wonderful christmas craft to do with children 2+ that gets them out in the forest and nature! (warning glitter involved)

Crafts, Kids Activities, Nature and Forest Play

Nature Crafts for Children and Toddlers – Autumn Leaf Wreaths for Kids

Up here in Canada, the days are touched with the cool air of autumn and we've even had our first snow (!) which says to me, beautiful autumn is going to be a quick one this year! I wanted to share one of my favourite autumn crafts today.  I am passionate about nature-based crafts that… Continue reading Nature Crafts for Children and Toddlers – Autumn Leaf Wreaths for Kids

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Toddler Mountain Bike Parks in Calgary – Fish Creek Mountain Bike Skills Park

Not far from where we live is the Fish Creek Mountain Bike Skills Park (here is a map for the location)  and a description of the features on Trail Forks. Don't be mistaken, this bike park isn't just for the big kids and adults.  This park is absolutely amazing for toddlers on balance bikes, as well! … Continue reading Toddler Mountain Bike Parks in Calgary – Fish Creek Mountain Bike Skills Park

Baby Gear, Nature and Forest Play, Toddler Gear

Great Water Bottles for Toddler Hikes, Toddler Hiking Water Bottles, Toddler Water Bottles, No-Spill Cups for Toddlers

I've gone through so many brands of water bottles for my kids, today I thought I'd share some of my favourites.  For us I prefer lightweight, that fits in the side of my own backpack mesh pockets, and I HATE dealing with too many parts (tommy teepee cups, I'm looking at you!) These are the… Continue reading Great Water Bottles for Toddler Hikes, Toddler Hiking Water Bottles, Toddler Water Bottles, No-Spill Cups for Toddlers

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Hiking Heart Creek Trail with Toddlers – Toddler-Friendly Hikes in Calgary and Canmore.

Heart Creek Trail with 2 toddlers and a baby 🙂  Today my husband and I rolled out of the house with our two toddlers (4 and 3) and baby (1) to finally go do Heart Creek Trail.  We haven't done any hikes yet this summer, but we've heard about this trail on lots of family… Continue reading Hiking Heart Creek Trail with Toddlers – Toddler-Friendly Hikes in Calgary and Canmore.

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How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: The 70% Secret in Goal Setting + Running

Goal setting and achievement is an area I thrive in.  It's my jam.  I study the most successful people and apply their perspectives and mindsets.  It's what I do in my career.  I help clients - especially athletes - with their goal setting. You can get to a goal via a "tough" mindset but what I've observed… Continue reading How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: The 70% Secret in Goal Setting + Running

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Reconnect with Nature on Maternity Leave x How to Practice Mindfulness in Nature.

A huge goal I had for myself on maternity leave was to get back outside and enjoy the natural world.  I drowned my Pinterest boards in beautiful images of happy women with their babies in carriers and backpacks. I also curate my social media feeds, I only follow those whose lives I admire and aspire… Continue reading Reconnect with Nature on Maternity Leave x How to Practice Mindfulness in Nature.