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Attend and Be Amazed by the Harlem Globetrotters!

| March 8, 2019 | 10 Comments
Attend and Be Amazed by the Harlem Globetrotters!

Attend and Be Amazed by the Harlem Globetrotters! The Harlem Globetrotters are back, Ottawa! The Canadian Tire Centre will be hosting them on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 3 p.m. Crowds will see some of the greatest athletes and entertainers show off their one-of-a-kind show in the world of family entertainment.  Fans will get to watch to see if […]

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Discoveries from Here and Beyond with DK Canada ~ #Review #Giveaway CAN 04/05

| March 7, 2019 | 144 Comments
Discoveries from Here and Beyond with DK Canada ~ #Review #Giveaway CAN 04/05

Discoveries from Here and Beyond with DK Canada Discoveries are what get my family hungry to learn. We are always looking into new topics we have heard about for more information. DK Canada understands our thirst for discovery. They have a collection of books that allow readers to jump right into learning. My family was […]

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Finding strength through friendships at Roger Neilson House #SensFoundation

| February 26, 2019 | 4 Comments
Finding strength through friendships at Roger Neilson House #SensFoundation

On Thursday, Feb. 28, the Ottawa Senators Foundation is hosting their annual telethon – a show dedicated to sharing stories and friendships about how your donations are making a difference for people and programs in our community. Read how parents Andrea Gumpert and David Bell have benefited from the incredible support at Roger Neilson House. […]

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Camp Quality: Creating Magic and Letting Kids be Kids #SensFoundation

| February 25, 2019 | 4 Comments
Camp Quality: Creating Magic and Letting Kids be Kids #SensFoundation

Camp Quality: Creating Magic and Letting Kids be Kids On Thursday February 28, the Ottawa Senators Foundation is hosting their annual telethon. A show dedicated to sharing stories about how your donations are making a difference for people and programs in our community like Camp Quality. This summer might still seem far away to most […]

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My Gym Ottawa: NOT Your Typical Gymnastics Centre #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/22

| February 21, 2019 | 24 Comments
My Gym Ottawa: NOT Your Typical Gymnastics Centre #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/22

My Gym Ottawa: NOT Your Typical Gymnastics Centre I stumbled upon My Gym Ottawa’s awesome gymnastics classes from another Ottawa mom’s Instagram stories. It looked so cool that I knew I had to check it out for myself, and when I showed Jax, he was so excited, we just couldn’t wait to get there to try […]

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Fun Kids Activities to Beat the Winter Break Blues

| February 20, 2019 | 8 Comments
Fun Kids Activities to Beat the Winter Break Blues

Fun Kids Activities to Beat the Winter Break Blues When the kids are bored and knee deep in winter break blues, do not fear – inspiration is here! Beat the winter break blues with some fun kids activities this winter and create a winter break they will never forget! Winter inspired crafts Winter inspired crafts […]

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Assembling STEM Fun for Kids with HEXBUGS #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/22

| February 14, 2019 | 264 Comments
Assembling STEM Fun for Kids with HEXBUGS #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/22

Assembling STEM Fun for Kids with HEXBUGS My kids love to think of themselves as builders. They love to assemble amazing items out of building bricks and objects from around our home. STEM is a part of a lot of the toys my kids own. HEXBUG wants children to explore and enjoy the world of […]

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Learning Made Fun with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/08

| February 7, 2019 | 89 Comments
Learning Made Fun with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/08

Learning Made Fun with DK Canada Learning can be a challenge for children, especially STEM subjects. If these subjects are put to young learners in a way that interests them, there is more of a chance that kids will want to delve more into it. DK Canada has a collection of books that focus on […]

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10 Ideas for a Romantic Valentines Day for Her

| February 6, 2019 | 5 Comments
10 Ideas for a Romantic Valentines Day for Her

10 Ideas for a Romantic Valentines Day for Her Ooh, if you’re a true romantic and want to really have an absolutely memorable Valentines’ Day for that special someone in your life, then the following list of ideas should help you get in the right direction! First, it is extremely important to mention that the […]

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Reconnecting Made Fun with Mattel Games #ReconenctWithGames #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/08

| February 4, 2019 | 212 Comments
Reconnecting Made Fun with Mattel Games #ReconenctWithGames #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/08

Reconnecting Made Fun with Mattel Games Games. They have a way of reconnecting family and friends when they are played. With all of the devices my children have become familiar with, getting my gang together is becoming more and more difficult. Mattel Games Canada wants families to reconnect with loved ones without the use of […]

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23 Family Winter Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 31, 2019 | 1 Comment
23 Family Winter Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

The longer, colder days are making way for the change of the season! Winter is here! Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean that you and your family have to be stuck inside during winter. The Ottawa-Gatineau region has plenty of events and activities to get you to enjoy the coldest of seasons! Here […]

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Tips on Getting Your Child Ready For the EQAO Test

| January 29, 2019 | 1 Comment
Tips on Getting Your Child Ready For the EQAO Test

Tips on Getting Your Child Ready For the EQAO Test If you’re a parent with a child enrolled in the Ontario public school system, you may already be familiar with EQAO testing. If you aren’t, the EQAO, also known as the Education Quality and Accountability Office, is the body responsible for administering educational assessments. These […]

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What Type Of Valentine Are You

| January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
What Type Of Valentine Are You

What Type Of Valentine Are You Valentine’s Day is a marked, socially acceptable celebration of the mating rituals of the human species. People, unlike animals, are generally, and at least superficially, subtle in regard to their pro-creative urges. We use words and kind gestures as opposed to odd-sounding, pathetic calls for attention and the satisfaction […]

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How to Plan a Valentine’s Day Party for Children

| January 15, 2019 | 1 Comment
How to Plan a Valentine’s Day Party for Children

How to Plan a Valentine’s Day Party for Children Once Christmas is over, Valentine’s Day is the next big gift-giving event and is one that everyone can get involved in – including young children. So, there is no time like the present to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day party for your child/children. Many people think […]

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Busy Mom New Year Resolutions

| January 9, 2019 | 4 Comments
Busy Mom New Year Resolutions

Busy Mom New Year Resolutions This New Year, I promise to make New Year Resolutions such as pray often, exercise regularly, wear make-up, have a sophisticated hairstyle, wear red lipstick, eat a hearty breakfast, get another sexy little black dress, take the stairs to the 2nd floor, crave for sweets less, meet more people, reward […]

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A Day at the Museum of History/Children’s Museum

| January 2, 2019 | 5 Comments
A Day at the Museum of History/Children’s Museum

A Day at the Museum of History/Children’s Museum There are so many great attractions to visit with kids in the Ottawa/Gatineau area. On the top of our list is the Canadian Museum of History, in particular the Children’s Museum. It’s great on those yucky winter days when it’s too cold to play in the snow […]

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Guide to Disney Honeymoons

| December 26, 2018 | 5 Comments
Guide to Disney Honeymoons

When it comes to choosing your honeymoon destination several ideas may come to your mind: mesmerizing sunsets at the Bahamas, the intriguing Orient, the imponent Pyramids of Giza… Yet, there are several other travel destinations that are much more in reach and perhaps even easier on your wallet. Disney honeymooms can be fun, romantic or […]

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5 Things to Do with Your Kids for Christmas #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/04

| December 17, 2018 | 97 Comments
5 Things to Do with Your Kids for Christmas #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/04

5 Things to Do with Your Kids for Christmas  Are you looking to create Christmas memories and traditions with your children? There are a number of fun activities you can take part in as a family to make a great holiday experience! Whether you’re looking to pass the time while you wait for dinner, or […]

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Whimsical Toys for Kids with JAKKS Pacific #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/11

| December 11, 2018 | 150 Comments
Whimsical Toys for Kids with JAKKS Pacific #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/11

Whimsical Toys for Kids with JAKKS Pacific Magic is one of the best parts of the holiday season. Toys can add whimsical fun to playtime. JAKKS Pacific knows all about the magic an amazing toy can bring to a child. They have an array of toys that kids love playing with. My family was asked if […]

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Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother  

| December 10, 2018 | 7 Comments
Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother  

Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother   When most mothers think of challenging events in the first two years of an average child’s life, they might think of vaccinations, fevers, tantrums, and night-waking. What about weighings? Believe it or not, for some mothers, having their babies weighed is […]

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Laugh Through Playtime with Funrise Toys #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/04

| December 7, 2018 | 105 Comments
Laugh Through Playtime with Funrise Toys #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/04

Laugh Through Playtime with Funrise Toys Laughter. It is one of the main goals of playtime. Hearing a child laugh as they are playing lets parents know their little one is happy. Funrise Toys is all about adding laughter to playtime. They have a bevy of toys that bring out the giggles in children. My […]

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DIY Rudolph Tealight Ornament

| December 5, 2018 | 11 Comments
DIY Rudolph Tealight Ornament

DIY Rudolph Tealight Ornament This Rudolph tealight ornament are so cute, don’t you think? With the exception of the battery-operated tealights themselves, you may already have all the other necessary supplies on hand. This is a fun holiday craft project that even younger kids can help you with, as long as supervision is provided. Paint […]

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3 Toys to Gift That Bring Wonder to Kids #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/04

| December 4, 2018 | 156 Comments
3 Toys to Gift That Bring Wonder to Kids #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/04

3 Toys to Gift That Bring Wonder to Kids Some of the best toys bring about a sense of wonder. They allow kids to imagine and be brought into a new world of fun. Now that the holiday season is upon us, parents and loved ones are on the hunt, are you looking for toys […]

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Power Up Playtime with Funrise Toys #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/04

| December 3, 2018 | 124 Comments
Power Up Playtime with Funrise Toys #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/04

Power Up Playtime with Funrise Toys Playtime can be fun in many different ways. Power-packed toys allow kids to jump into a world of action to go on amusing journeys. Funrise Toys knows all about having fun and playtime. They have a variety of toys that make playtime an adventure. They asked my family if some […]

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