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Blog : Sixtine and The Little Things dans Famille

Maman parisienne de deux petites filles de moins de deux ans, expatriee au Canada, je suis passionnee de photographie et de mode bebe/enfant!

Homemade Butter With A Toddler

Homemade Butter With A Toddler

Do you ever have that feeling that life is speeding up as you get older? Making homemade butter with your child is a wonderful way of slowing down, and enjoying the little things. I had never had fresh butter before and was absolutely... Lire la suite ›

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Valentine’s Day Week l Honey & Brown Sugar Body Scrub

Valentine’s Day Week l Honey & Brown Sugar Body Scrub

Sixtine “worked really hard” to make Valentine’s for her teachers this year. She made honey and brown sugar body scrub from start to end. The recipe is very simple which allows for independence. You will need 1 cup of... Lire la suite ›

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Our Journey Towards Bilingualism

    “I want bouche Mommy”. “Mommy fache?” “I range my room all myself!”. This is pretty common language in our French-English speaking household. It sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? As a... Lire la suite ›

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Slowing Down

Slowing Down

Hello and Happy New Year from us. It has been incredible to take the time to slow down and enjoy the little things in life as a family. Sleep in, stay in our PJs, bake, go out for walks, being silly together, jumping on beds and dancing in... Lire la suite ›

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Baby’s First Christmas / Giveaway Winner Announcement

Baby’s First Christmas / Giveaway Winner Announcement

Do you remember your baby’s first Christmas? I remember Sixtine’s first Christmas vividly – she was only a couple months old. She was our first, and we were a family. We were so proud, so grateful for our healthy baby... Lire la suite ›

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Capturing Baby Moments

Capturing Baby Moments

Christmas is slowly approaching and with that come the eternal holiday questioning: what to give them this Christmas? I believe that the act of gift giving should be intentional and meaningful but sometimes, we just end up thinking... Lire la suite ›

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10 Things That Make Parenting Hard

10 Things That Make Parenting Hard

I was chatting with a friend the other night about how difficult it was to be a parent, no matter how rewarding, life-changing and wonderful it was. One of my girls had just had a public episode of tantrum-craziness and I felt so... Lire la suite ›

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Almost 3 / Things of Interest / Montessori Inspired Materials and Activities

Almost 3 / Things of Interest / Montessori Inspired Materials and Activities

row 1: Wooden geometry fraction puzzle / Montessori Numbers Activity Box by Eve Hermann - there are puzzle cards and sandpaper-like number cards / Selecto Primo Memory Game // row 2: Schleich farm animals and handmade cards /... Lire la suite ›

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Spontaneous Observers Of Nature

I am taking a moment to say hi and write today. Life has been extremely busy since I got back to work and, although we have a good routine now, we are still struggling to find time for ourselves. We have had a beautiful summer and have... Lire la suite ›

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Is Montessori For Everyone

Is Montessori For Everyone

Sixtine started Montessori school this past winter and they are now closed for the summer. She is enjoying going to a home daycare for the time being where she spends most of her time outside with other children her age and her baby... Lire la suite ›

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Making Bread

I had been on the look for a very easy bread recipe to try with Sixtine (I have made bread a couple times before and it took so long I found it quite discouraging – we don’t own a machine) when I found the perfect recipe for dinner... Lire la suite ›

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Midwest Montessori on Following The Child

Midwest Montessori on Following The Child

This is a guest post by Amy from Midwest Montessori on Following the child.   Follow the child. Possibly one Maria Montessori’s most renowned phrases. So often repeated, yet so often misunderstood. I find that when I put the phrase... Lire la suite ›

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Sixtine’s Montessori Shelves at 31 months

Sixtine’s Montessori Shelves at 31 months

Art memory game used as a matching game at the present time. Sixtine loves the Mona Lisa and a few other beautiful paintings. It is one of her favorite activities right now. Rubber bands and cork board activity / great for developing fine... Lire la suite ›

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Hi Sun!

Cherishing every minute of every day we have together as I slowly transition from being a stay-at-home mother after over 30 months. The weather has been really nice around here and it has been wonderful. Victoire enjoys riding swings and... Lire la suite ›

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Introducing A New Medium : Clay (and an announcement)

I had been wanting to introduce a new medium for a while and thought clay would be perfect for Sixtine to express her creativity considering she loves molding and touching different textures. I was very inspired by Rachel and Kate’s... Lire la suite ›

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Our First Mama & Baby Cooking Class

Our First Mama & Baby Cooking Class

I was just done running errands when I stumbled upon a flyer for children cooking classes. I thought it was a wonderful idea and decided to sign us up for the next available class which was Spring Flower Fun Foods. The flyer... Lire la suite ›

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Play Dough Birthday Cupcakes

Inspired by Anne and her little Miss E’s play dough activity, I put together a fun little birthday cupcakes station for the girls. How did I not think of it before? These cupcakes have to be the most adorable! Sixtine was wowed and... Lire la suite ›

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Make Your Own Bird Feeder

HAPPY EARTH DAY! We celebrated making bird feeders for all our little visitors. Sixtine has been very interested in them and she was very engaged in this activity. You will only need three ingredients to make those feeders: 3/4 cup bird... Lire la suite ›

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Sixtine Goes To Montessori School

  Sixtine started attending Montessori school at the end of March. There are three Montessori campuses in our province and we are lucky to leave 10 minutes away from one of them. I had been wanting to sign her up a while ago and I was... Lire la suite ›

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A Couple Easter Inspired Activities

Easter is coming up soon and although I don’t celebrate it here, I have no problem organizing Easter-inspired activities for the girls. I like to follow celebrations because it helps with (my) creativity and (her) time-of-the-year... Lire la suite ›

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