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Tips for the First Day of School or Child Care

The first day at school or first day of child care is a milestone for both parents and child. While you may be going through a mixture of emotions try not to pass on any anxieties to your child. Most children settle into school or child care quickly but do not be concerned if it takes a little longer. Your…

31 Ways to Celebrate Family Fun Month

August is National Family Fun Month, and what perfect way to wind down the summer with your loved ones than by engaging in some fun-filled activities together! To help you with some ideas of family-friendly things to do, we’ve put together a list of 31 ways you can enjoy Family Fun Month – one idea for each day of August.…

Tips for Celebrating Canada Day With Kids

Celebrating Canada Day with kids takes extra planning, but these tips can help.   Remember when Canada Day used to mean meeting all your friends downtown, enjoying refreshing drinks on a sunny patio, dancing to your favourite Canadian bands in an electric crowd, and then belting out the national anthem while taking in a magnificent fireworks display.  Those were the good old…

Celebrating Inclusive Mother’s Day & Father’s Day

As we celebrate and honor parents and families, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day can be opportunities for recognizing the diversity of family structures. While some children have a mother and a father, others may have two moms, two dads, a single mom or dad, grandparents raising them, divorced parents or a whole range of other family situations. Here are some…

Hoppy Easter

Easter is just around the corner, children often recognize Easter as a time when the Easter bunny comes to visit.  The inclusion of the rabbit into Easter customs appears to have originated in Germany, where tales were told of an “Easter hare” who laid eggs for children to find. German immigrants came to America and brought the tradition with them…

Stroll Into Spring

Whether you are a first time parent or just in the market for a new stroller, here’s some information to help you figure out what best suits your needs. What to do before you purchase: 1. Do some research before you start your stroller search. Visit the recalls and safety alerts directory to make sure the product you are interested…

5 Easy & Inexpensive Ideas for March Break

Is your plan this March break to stay home with the kids and spend some quality time together?  We’ve pulled together some fun ideas for you to ensure the kids are occupied and learning (shhhhh!) while not putting a big dent in your wallet!   Bake together. Not only is it fun, but its yummy!  Children love being involved in…

Family Day Fun

Family Day, a holiday that celebrates the importance of families and family life. With the distractions of our everyday busy lives we may not always get a lot of quality family bonding time. Take time this Family Day to spend it together and connect with one another in a way you may not always have time for.   1. Make a…