Stories turned shows? Yes please!

It's no secret that we are totally in love with Netflix in our house. It's not because I'm a StreamTeam member either, this love happened before that did. Our poor PVR feels neglected, I'm quite sure, as it used to be my good friend, helping me get caught up on all the shows and movies I didn't have time to watch, well, ever. Even better, Q can watch his (more annoying) shows without me having to … [Read more...]

Mystery? We’ll solve it!

I am all for watching shows that give you reasons to think, or things to dream about or that give you the chance to use your imagination. Scooby Dooby Do, where are you? This is a song filled with memories from my childhood. Scooby, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma. Teaming together to solve mysteries of ghosts, apparitions, monsters and zombies. It was one of my favourite shows. Now, thanks to … [Read more...]

Lessons, letters and Leapfrog

When I think of September, I usually think back-to-school. With an almost 6 year old in the house, the thought of heading back is pretty exciting, for him and for us. He loves to learn, and if he can incorporate learning into his shows or games, he is even happier. With the school strike that we dealt with for the first three weeks of September, I tried to find learning opportunities in lots of … [Read more...]

It’s all about the adventure

Treasure maps, quests, creatures, pirates, huge problems to solve and battles. What do these things have in common? Oh right, my little dude. Q is absolutely obsessed with adventures right now. He is always drawing treasure maps, hiding stashes of things away to give him excuses to draw said maps, creating epic quests and stories and adventures. He loves any kind of book, show or movie that fit … [Read more...]

Summertime fun with Netflix #streamteam

It's summertime, and as we all know, there are very few good, new shows that air during the summer. Or so I thought. A few months ago, after wondering why everyone kept raving about it, we joined Netflix. Oh Netflix. Since joining, our eyes have been opened up to a whole world of cool shows. Old shows, new shows, ones we've watched and loved and ones we'd never heard of. Awesome, all of them. It … [Read more...]