Looking for an easy, Christmas-themed kids craft to decorate the house or liven up your Christmas tree? It doesn’t get any simpler than this angel made out of paper plates! Here’s how to make it:   What You’ll Need: Paper plates Scissors Glue Glitter (or a glitter pen) Crayons Construction paper (optional) Colored string, feathers,…

Top 10 Most Useful Parenting Apps    For 21st century parents, there really is an app for almost anything. Need to know where your child is? Just press a button! Didn’t have time to shop for dinner? Get a meal kit delivered in minutes! It makes you wonder how your mom and dad got things…

10 Ways to Develop Your Toddler’s Fine Motor Skills   Recent research shows that promoting fine motor skills—the hand skills used to zip zippers and brush teeth—may be even more important for toddlers than promoting cognitive activities (like memorization). In fact, children who learn fine motor skills early are more likely to excel in school.…

Do the holidays have you strapped for cash this season? No worries! Many of the most memorable activities you can do as a family cost absolutely nothing. Here are just a few of the best kid activities for active families on a budget:    1) Hiking Many parks and preserves are cheap (or free) to explore. Find some local trails to hike and help foster…

6 Easy, Fun & Healthy School Lunch Ideas for Kids   Stumped on what to pack for your kid’s school lunches? Are you—and your child—tired of the same old tired deli sandwich? We get it: With hectic family schedules, school lunches sometimes get the shaft. Try these simple, fun and nutritious tricks to liven up your kid’s lunchbox:    1) Lunch Kabobs (http://www.skinnytaste.com/cute-school-lunch-ideas-for-kids/ ) …

Halloween is one of the most exciting times of the year for kids. What child doesn’t love getting into their favourite costume and roaming the streets for free candy? You want them to have fun but, as parents, you want to make sure that above all your children are having a safe and secure Halloween.…

Nowadays, it’s nearly impossible to keep a kid away from a tablet or smartphone. Parents are told to limit their children’s screen time, but that’s easier said than done when technology is always within reach! You can’t always pry your kid away from a screen, but you can ensure that the screen time they get…

Though we experienced a less than stellar summer in Ottawa this year, the weather this September has been truly amazing! We can’t believe it’s still in the high 20’s this late in the year! With the weather this warm, it may be hard for you to think about fall. That’s why we’ve done it for…

It was our absolute privilege and pleasure to be featured LIVE on Techopia this week! Our CEO, Fadi Ghaby, was interviewed by Techopia’s Carlo Lombard at KRP Properties, in the heart of Ottawa’s tech hub in Kanata. If you missed the live interview, it is still available to view on Techopia’s Facebook page HERE.  …

Now that the kids are back at school, it’s a sign that summer is coming to an end and winter will swiftly be on it’s way! While we’re still able to go outside without a parka and snow boots, there is plenty of fun to be had. Following a long summer with the little ones at home, you…