• Get Back To Nature

    Get Back To Nature: Famous Five Parks, Edmonton

    In the early 1900s, five Albertan women set out to change the shape of politics in Canada. In 1918, Canadian women attained the right to vote. But under the British North American Act, women were not considered “persons” under the law, and therefore, could not be appointed to the Senate. The five women, Nellie McClung, Louise McKinney, Henrietta Muir Edwards,…

  • Family Fun

    Introducing…Mapping Out Joy

    Change is good. Change is needed to keep growing. I have been thinking about this change for a while now, but finally accomplished it when the fear of change let go, motivation to move forward grew, and I had the time to make it happen. I started my blog over 5 years ago. I had just decided to homeschool my…

  • Family Fun

    Dermott District Park – Natural Playground and Recreation Area

    New playgrounds are always an exciting experience for my kids. They can’t wait to check out the new equipment, see what cool features are there that they might not have seen before, and make up imaginative play and games in the new to them space. Dermott District Park is no exception, especially since it’s different than most playgrounds in Edmonton.…

  • Family Fun

    Visit the New Urban Farm at Edmonton Valley Zoo

    The Edmonton Valley Zoo recently completed one of it’s many planned updates and we enjoyed exploring the new spaces this past week.  Included in these updates is a new Urban Farm, complete with petting zoo and indoor stables, the new Red Panda enclosure, and new playground area. The goats on the roof were the main attraction for us (well, me…

  • Family Fun

    Ebbers Park

    We’re always on the lookout for new playgrounds to check out, and newly constructed ones are always exciting! While driving past a newly constructed area of Edmonton, I noticed a billboard that said the neighborhood featured a new playground, so I took a quick detour and came across Ebbers Park.   It’s a cute little wood chipped playground with all my…