a blog about parenting, home daycare, adoption and life in general.

Author: Megan Elford

Vlog

Real Men … Have Lazy Wives?

Have you seen this viral video going around?  The one about gender stereotypes and how men should be the ones to take care of the kids, house, and bring home…
Adoption

What The CAS Doesn’t Tell You

I've received a few nasty comments over the last little while in response to a video I posted about the pay Foster Parent's receive. This is my response, and alot…
Vlog

Climbing on Roofs and Other Adventures!

Our Saturday turned into quite the adventure. After cleaning the house, we went in search of a place to hike close by. Our first option didn't pan out like we…
Vlog

Grocery Haul: Feed A Family of 5 for $150/week

Here in Southern Ontario, Canada, groceries can be pricey.  We've chosen to hold a spending freeze on our family's finances, which for us means no spending outside of budgeted necessities.…
Vlog

Best News Ever: Chocolate IS A Vegetable!

As part of our spending freeze experiment, I'm making dinner with what we have the day before our trip to the grocery store. We only shop once every two weeks,…
Faith

A Spiritual Birthday Party?

This is a super-quick look at our celebration of Ezri and her friend's spiritual birthday! A spiritual birthday is the celebration of the day a person accepted Christ into their…
Vlog

A Day In The Bush

Today we headed to a friends' property for an annual event that has been a tradition for our church family for generations! We played in the snow, chopped some wood,…
recipes

Recipe: Chocolate Caramel Squares

Today marks the second Snow Day this week, after one day back to school after Christmas Break.  The kids are loving it! It was also the perfect day to make…
DIY Projects

*DIY Hack* Custom S-Note Covers!

In this video, I'll show you how to download and use custom covers for your S-Note notebooks. I'll also show you a great way to turn your tablet into the…