How to Pack the Perfect Fall Picnic

How to Pack the Perfect Fall Picnic

  Summer picnics are great, but they can get a bit hot and the bugs can be unbearable. But if you are ready for a picnic, Fall is almost here! This can be one of the best and prettiest times of year to have a great picnic you won’t soon forget. Here are a few […]

Starlight Children’s Foundation 1st Annual Tea & Tiaras #Toronto

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Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM The Royal York Hotel ‘Ballroom’, Toronto Having a child hospitalized is a parents worst nightmare.  When Keira was born and in the NICU for the first two months of her life the days really dragged on.  It often felt like she would never be well enough […]

4 Essential Car Seat Safety Tips

4 Essential Car Seat Safety Tips

Whether you are new to parenting, or you have 10 kids, you ay have questions about car seat safety, especially since many of the rules and laws are changing in regards to car seat use. If you have kids in car seats, read the following tips to keep your kids as safe as they can […]

Get Back to Basics with Netflix #StreamTeam

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As your little ones get ready for another year of pencils and books, it’s a good time for kids starting or returning to school to brush up on some basic skills. While the summer months are fun, it can be hard for kids to get back in the swing of things come September. This month […]

How to Teach Your Kids About Giving Back

How to Teach Your Kids About Giving Back

Teaching kids about giving is a goal many parents have. Whether it is to donate time, money, or just to be a giving person all around, teaching children how to give usually starts with teaching babies how to share. But if your kids aren’t babies anymore, and you are still looking for ways to help […]

How to teach kids to Cook

How to teach kids to Cook

Teaching kids to cook is not only a fun thing, but sometimes a necessary one, especially as kids get older. We’ve all heard that funny story about your cousin’s dorm mate in college who didn’t even know how to cook a box of macaroni, but the sad truth is that these things really do happen. […]

Tomato & Dill Soup

Tomato & Dill Soup

I absolutely love tomatoes fresh off the vine.  Juicy and so full of flavour, I could eat them like apples!  This soup is a great way to use up tomatoes and enjoy them in all their glory along with a few other vegetables and herbs that you can grow in your own garden.  This is […]

Best Learning Activities For Babies

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Babies learn through play; just about anyone can tell you that. It’s how they explore their world, and learn what is going on with their own bodies. It is also how they bond with their parents. If you are looking for ways to play with your baby that are both great for bonding and education, […]

6 Tips for Reading to Your Baby

6 Tips for Reading to Your Baby

Studies have shown that children who read excel in all academic areas, and that the earlier you get them to reading the better off they will be in that subject. Plus, it also instills in them a love of reading, which can help encourage them to do so independently. Here are reasons to read to […]

Coconut-Peach Upside Down Ginger Cake

Coconut-Peach Upside Down Ginger Cake

After making my Peach Crisp with Coconut & Ginger Crumble I kind of fell in love with that flavour combo and immediately knew it would work well in cake form and so this Coconut-Peach Upside Down Ginger Cake was born.  It is quite similar to the classic pineapple upside down cake and yet so deliciously […]