The business of family care

The business of family care

This month, we celebrate a decade in Brightling’s lovely, happy home on Chevrier. Our previous space on Victor Lewis Drive was a fun and homey spot – but we outgrew it. And it’s a good thing we did, because that venue wouldn’t have given us...
Exercise games

Exercise games

Here’s a fun way to get everyone in the family moving, even if it’s an indoor day: the exercise game! Download and print our “dice,” then put them together following the instructions provided. When you’re ready to play, have your littlest...
Observing the changing seasons

Observing the changing seasons

The snow graced us with its presence a little early this year in Manitoba (how 2020 of it!). Whether or not it stays until spring is yet to be seen… but it’s a sure sign we’re headed for winter. The world around us is a frequent topic of discussion...
Helping kids connect with Remembrance Day

Helping kids connect with Remembrance Day

Our kids have far less personal connection to the concept of war than our grandparents did. That is a blessing. But with Remembrance Day this month, we have the opportunity to help our little ones begin to understand the concepts of sacrifice and gratitude for our...