Birthdays and school parties are fun for children to look forward to and it is a time for sharing with their friends. They love the change from the regular routine, special songs & rituals and of cou..
Older babies and toddlers who can sit up and pour, stack, splash and topple toys are ready to add bath toys to their bath time fun. Bath toys for toddlers can be really simple or more elaborate toys ..
As we see the first signs of the crocus and cherry blossom buds, many of us are getting the gardening itch! Perhaps you have dug through the shed to find your seed planting flats and shaken out your g..
I recently attended a parenting talk at the children’s school on the topic of “Being the Parent You Always Wanted To Be.” It was quite enlightening and certainly gave us parents a lot to talk about th..
This week many of our friends and family will be celebrating the Chinese New Year and welcoming the year of the rabbit. For those of us not of Chinese heritage, it's a great opportunity for the whole..
This week our family got out the picture hanging kit, found an empty section of wall in the kids room and hung up responsibility charts for each of our two children. We had tried the home-made respon..
The announcement comes today as the Canadian federal government has finally agreed to ban six phthalates, chemicals that are commonly used in the manufacture of children’s vinyl toys. This new regula..
I was walking through the neighbourhood enjoying a lovely evening stroll when a woman who was out working in her garden stopped to ask how far along I was. At that point I was about 8 months pregnant..