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Creative Easter Crafts for Kids

Hop to it! Creative Easter Crafts for Kids

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite fun Easter crafts from talented crafting mommies around the web. Find some inspiration and get creative with the kids during the long weekend!

10 Valentine;s Day Treats to Make at home

10 Valentine’s Day Treats to Make at Home

We love these fun and colourful Valentine’s Day treat ideas that you can make at home! Create them with your kids or make treats for your special someone. Heart-shaped sugar cookies, heart shaped pizza, pink and red Valentine’s snack mix and more!

Gingerbread houses

Festive Gingerbread House Ideas

Thinking of making a Gingerbread House for the Holidays? A quick peek on Pinterest will either inspire you or have you second-guessing yourself – there are so many

Canadian Christmas Books for Kids

Canadian Christmas Books for Kids

There are hundreds of picture books for the Holidays – but only a few that have a Canadian twist! View a few fun favourites in this round-up. Add one to your storytime library to get the kids in the mood for the festive day! (Not that they usually need much help!)

Winter Festivals Guide

Winter Carnivals and Festivals

It’s time for some ‘cool’ outdoor play! Find Holiday Lights festivals as well as Winter Carnivals to beat those winter blues. Enjoy dog sled racing, traditional winter games, snow shoe, sledding and plenty of other creative winter activities.

Meagan’s HUG Gingerbread House Decorating Contest

Canadian charity Meagan’s HUG announces its 2021 Gingerbread House Decorating Contest to raise funds for paediatric brain tumour research and life-saving treatments. The Food Network’s Brad Smith, host

Santa Claus Parade Schedules GTA

Santa Claus Parade Guide

Ho Ho Ho! It’s that time of year – ready or not – here comes Santa! Find a parade in your area or make it a family trip to visit somewhere new! There are so many great parades in the GTA and north of Toronto.

Santa Wish List Tactics for Parents

The Santa List – Managing Expectations

It’s that time of year where kiddo’s wish lists seem to grow and grow and grow. What are your kids expecting from Santa, parents, grandparents and other relatives?

What's ON Holidays

Holiday Event Fun Guide

It’s the season for festive events and holiday outings. This year the GTA has some magical new events, along with annual favourites that you and your family are sure to enjoy. Most events require advance tickets so be sure to plan ahead!

Top 5 Trend Traps

Shhh… Listen! Do You Hear the Sound of these Top 5 Trend Traps?

It’s that time of year again when we parents are a prime marketing demographic target, our children are too! Together we are seduced by television commercials, internet advertising, glossy toy catalogues, enticing in-store displays, festive jingles, extravagant light displays and visits with Santa.

Trick or Treating

Can You Be Too Old for Trick-or-Treating?

Halloween is upon us and one of the common complaints you hear about this holiday is that some trick-or-treaters are too old to be knocking on doors looking for goodies. To this, I say: Get over it. I have to admit, I have a long history of being afraid of teenagers.

Creative Easter Crafts for Kids

Hop to it! Creative Easter Crafts for Kids

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite fun Easter crafts from talented crafting mommies around the web. Find some inspiration and get creative with the kids during the long weekend!

10 Valentine;s Day Treats to Make at home

10 Valentine’s Day Treats to Make at Home

We love these fun and colourful Valentine’s Day treat ideas that you can make at home! Create them with your kids or make treats for your special someone. Heart-shaped sugar cookies, heart shaped pizza, pink and red Valentine’s snack mix and more!

Gingerbread houses

Festive Gingerbread House Ideas

Thinking of making a Gingerbread House for the Holidays? A quick peek on Pinterest will either inspire you or have you second-guessing yourself – there are so many stunning,

Canadian Christmas Books for Kids

Canadian Christmas Books for Kids

There are hundreds of picture books for the Holidays – but only a few that have a Canadian twist! View a few fun favourites in this round-up. Add one to your storytime library to get the kids in the mood for the festive day! (Not that they usually need much help!)

Winter Festivals Guide

Winter Carnivals and Festivals

It’s time for some ‘cool’ outdoor play! Find Holiday Lights festivals as well as Winter Carnivals to beat those winter blues. Enjoy dog sled racing, traditional winter games, snow shoe, sledding and plenty of other creative winter activities.

Meagan’s HUG Gingerbread House Decorating Contest

Canadian charity Meagan’s HUG announces its 2021 Gingerbread House Decorating Contest to raise funds for paediatric brain tumour research and life-saving treatments. The Food Network’s Brad Smith, host of

Santa Claus Parade Schedules GTA

Santa Claus Parade Guide

Ho Ho Ho! It’s that time of year – ready or not – here comes Santa! Find a parade in your area or make it a family trip to visit somewhere new! There are so many great parades in the GTA and north of Toronto.

Santa Wish List Tactics for Parents

The Santa List – Managing Expectations

It’s that time of year where kiddo’s wish lists seem to grow and grow and grow. What are your kids expecting from Santa, parents, grandparents and other relatives? What

What's ON Holidays

Holiday Event Fun Guide

It’s the season for festive events and holiday outings. This year the GTA has some magical new events, along with annual favourites that you and your family are sure to enjoy. Most events require advance tickets so be sure to plan ahead!

Top 5 Trend Traps

Shhh… Listen! Do You Hear the Sound of these Top 5 Trend Traps?

It’s that time of year again when we parents are a prime marketing demographic target, our children are too! Together we are seduced by television commercials, internet advertising, glossy toy catalogues, enticing in-store displays, festive jingles, extravagant light displays and visits with Santa.

Trick or Treating

Can You Be Too Old for Trick-or-Treating?

Halloween is upon us and one of the common complaints you hear about this holiday is that some trick-or-treaters are too old to be knocking on doors looking for goodies. To this, I say: Get over it. I have to admit, I have a long history of being afraid of teenagers.

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