Let Their Imagination Run Wild #PlayAdvocate + Giveaway

2015 Little People® Animal Friends Farm

Examples of Imaginative Play This morning I was reading a book to little O and the characters in the story were using their full imagination. They were pirates and their ship was the picnic table, they made a sail out of a stick and some clothes and an anchor out of more sticks. It looked rather … [Read more...]

Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are! #BeSuper + Giveaway

Be Super! Power posing is for more than Superheroes. Barbie Power posing

Typically when you think of super hero's your child may think of Marvel hero's, very few think of themselves. Barbie wants your little girl to think of themselves as a superhero! How great would it be for all kids across Canada to tap into their own inner superheroes and use their imagination to … [Read more...]

A Kindness Mountain of Donations For Our Community

Mountain of Toy Donations Kawartha Lakes Ontario

Long before Christmas was arriving I was working on a little project that has been front and center in my mind throughout the year. Over the years we personally give to local charities through our local toy drives or our local school but this year I wanted to make an impact that reached a little … [Read more...]

Your Wish = $1 donation to Make-A-Wish Canada

Make a heartfelt wish for someone special this holiday and spread some joy with #BarbieWishes. Each Wish from the Heart donates $1 to Make-A-Wish® Canada and yours can too! Details at www.barbie.com/mydreams. Remember to dream big, because with Barbie™ Anything is Possible!

Throughout the year my heart feels heavy with kindness especially at this time of year it is overflowing with opportunities to share even more. Along with scooping out gifts for loved ones that give back in someway, I also look for opportunities to support in kindness movements that will change … [Read more...]

A Glimpse of Thanksgiving Day & Being Thankful For Crude Oil

Bright Light Image

 This post was brought to you by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers via  sheblogs. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. Today I am sitting at my dining room … [Read more...]

I Am Not Sorry! Plus My #ShineStrong Q&A

#ShineStrong Pantene

Importance Is Now It wasn't till I became a mother of a daughter that I focused on the need to showcase my strength, analyze my words, my every move. This is a place where I am trying to step out of my comfort zone and acknowledge what my acts, words and outlooks, look like to our daughter. What … [Read more...]

Your mind is like a parachute {Inspirational Quote}

“Your mind is like a parachute; it only works when it is open.” ― Anthony J. D'Angelo I really felt the need to share this inspirational quote because in so many avenues of life I see this to be true. There have been many of times that I have been closed minded and didn't see clearly. In … [Read more...]

Happiness is like Jam {Inspirational Quote} #HappinessDay

" Happiness is like jam - you can't spread even a little without getting some on yourself. " - Anonymous How do you spread Happiness? Is it a hug? A smile? Paying for the strangers coffee in the drive through? Maybe it is holding the door at the grocery store. Or making an Origami Flower for a … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Dr Seuss { Inspiration }


Thanks for reading In R Dream! … [Read more...]

Parenting #Quote & Inspiration { Theories Before Kids & After }

" Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories. " ~ John Wilmot ~ This Quote gives me a chuckle because yes before our 4 children we too had more theories. The childless parent is always the one with the opinion. I see this now, but … [Read more...]