Mastermind Slackers Slide and Surf Screamin’ 20’ Water Slide Review

Slackers Slide and Surf Screamin’ 20’ Water Slide review, Slip and Slide Review, Mastermind, Water Toys, Keeping kids busy in Summer

Each summer I like to stock up on a few new items to make summer memorable for the kids and keep them from saying those famous summer words "I am bored!"Among that list is the typical, bubbles, sidewalk chalk, balls, crayons, markers and a notebook to track all their fun. Last year we got a new … [Read more...]

Keeping Active as a Family #PlayAdvocate Giveaway

Get the kids outside. Biking as a family. Playing together.

This past weekend we got the most out of this beautiful sunshine Mother Nature has blessed us with. As a family we worked in the gardens together planting, weeding and of course taking time to smell the flowers. However, the children would tell you the highlight of their weekend was when we went on … [Read more...]

Winter Activity Ideas to #MakeRoomForPlay + Mama’s Tips to Enjoy it!

Make Room For Play - ParticipACTION ParticipACTION

Sometimes our Canadian winters seem to drag on forever. I use to joke that once winter arrived I would go into hibernation like bears do - this joke actually was the truth. Winter has never been my favorite season. I am not the best on skates, although I try to enjoy it for my children and husband. … [Read more...]

Discover Muskoka: Arrowhead Provincial Park Ice Skating Trail

Arrowhead Provincial Park Ice Skating Trail

Last week I posted an article "Best of our Canadian Winter Family Day Mini Vacation in Muskoka"  however it was missing a huge part of our mini vacation. Before we arrived at Ontario Pioneer Camp we arrived at Arrowhead Provincial Park with our ice skates in hand.  Arrowhead Provincial Park Ice … [Read more...]

Set Aside Screen Time #MakeRoomForPlay and ParticipACTION

Make Room For Play - ParticipACTION ParticipACTION

Back In The Day When I was a little girl, I remember jumping rope, riding my bike, playing in the sandbox, playing with my dolls and opening up my imagination until the sun went down. I am sure I was bored at times but for the most part I don't remember boredom at all. My imagination was open to … [Read more...]