Holidays

Christmas Tree Farms GTA

The Perfect Tree – Keep it Real!

Find family friendly Tree Farms in the GTA, York Region, Durham Region, Peel, Simcoe and Dufferin Counties. Many farms offer wagon or sleigh rides, hot chocolate and a bon fires!

Holiday Break Family Events GTA

Holiday Event Fun Guide

Annual Holiday Event Guide for GTA families. Find COVID safe new events, along with annual favourites. We’ve gathered our top picks from November to early January, be sure to schedule a family outing or two!

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!

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.

Putting Creativity back into Christmas

Our family is going overseas for the holidays this year. I hate the thought of Santa having to turn up at our holiday destination because it means I have to lug oversized bags full of gifts both there and back. A family of eight has enough gear to drag around.

Backyard Party

How to Light up your Backyard Party

Every year, we host a big Victoria Day fireworks party. For my American friends – this means that yes, we celebrate the birthday of a long dead English Queen, but we’ll take our holidays where we can get them.

Christmas Tree Farms GTA

The Perfect Tree – Keep it Real!

Find family friendly Tree Farms in the GTA, York Region, Durham Region, Peel, Simcoe and Dufferin Counties. Many farms offer wagon or sleigh rides, hot chocolate and a bon fires!

Holiday Break Family Events GTA

Holiday Event Fun Guide

Annual Holiday Event Guide for GTA families. Find COVID safe new events, along with annual favourites. We’ve gathered our top picks from November to early January, be sure to schedule a family outing or two!

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!

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.

Putting Creativity back into Christmas

Our family is going overseas for the holidays this year. I hate the thought of Santa having to turn up at our holiday destination because it means I have to lug oversized bags full of gifts both there and back. A family of eight has enough gear to drag around.

Backyard Party

How to Light up your Backyard Party

Every year, we host a big Victoria Day fireworks party. For my American friends – this means that yes, we celebrate the birthday of a long dead English Queen, but we’ll take our holidays where we can get them.

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