Wreath Making

by Nancy Schneider, PHEc, M.Sc., C.I.M. Wreaths have traditionally been used to decorate for the holidays. There are many different ways to create a wreath with children using simple materials …

Making a Gift Bag

by Nancy Schneider, PHEc, M.Sc., C.I.M. Wrapping paper or gift bag? How about a combination of both! Wrapping paper generally can be used only once, but if you create a …

Preparing for the Holidays

by Nancy Schneider, PHEc, M.Sc., C.I.M. I don’t know about you, but for me, the holidays always seem to sneak up. December seems so far away and then all of …

Let’s plan a Gingerbread House Party!

Gingerbread Houses and Gingerbread Men cookies are a time honoured family tradition in our home during the holidays. Children and adults of all ages love to decorate a Gingerbread House …

Summer Memories

Nancy Schneider, PHEc, M.Sc., C.I.M. Summer is a great time for kids and families to create memories. If you have been fortunate enough to get to a beach, you probably …

Eat, Play, Love

by Christine Houde, PHEc, Heart and Stroke Foundation Spring has finally come to the prairies. The threat of snow is waning, the crocuses are blooming, the garden is beckoning and …