How to Pack Your Child’s Backpack for Camp   Summer has just started and now it’s time to change up the way you pack your child’s bag from school to day-camp. It can be tough to know exactly what to pack for your little ones, but we’re here to help! Here are some top tips…

Spring break is upon us, which means many Canadian families will be leaving for destinations around the globe. As any seasoned traveller can attest to, travelling with little ones (baby, toddler or school-aged) is easier said than done. Toting massive amounts of luggage and equipment, dealing with schedule and time changes, and keeping kids constantly…

Kid Crafts: Valentine’s Day Bird Feeders   Valentine’s Day is coming up, and what better way to celebrate than sharing love with friends and birds? This simple craft makes a great Valentine’s Day gift (and is super yummy for our wing-flapping friends). The best part? You probably already have most of the ingredients in your…

13 Fun Indoor Activities for Kids Are the frigid winter temperatures driving you indoors (and making you stir-crazy in the process)? Luckily, there are plenty of ways to keep you and your little ones busy and beat your cold-weather doldrums. Here are just a few fun and easy ideas for indoor play that will help…

5 Great Benefits of Cold Weather Play   When the weather turns frigid, it’s tempting to stay indoors. Parents often fear for their child’s health and safety once temperatures drop. But did you know playing outside—even in winter—offers plenty of benefits for you and your child?   Before you close your doors completely to the…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

It’s almost that time of year again! As we head towards the end of August and, sadly, the end of summer too, it won’t be long before you’re packing lunches and waving the kids off at the bus stop as they go back to school. However, before that happens, parents across Canada will be taking their little…