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How To Get Your Kids To Talk To You

Raising kids is hard work sometimes; there’s just no question about it. And one of the things that is most difficult as parent is...

6 Fun Summer Activities For The Family

With summer here, you may be wondering what you and the kids are going to do for the next few months. There are so...

Planning Frugal And Fun Picnics

Back in the day, picnics meant fighting off ants or eating bland food that was neither hot enough nor cold enough. With the way...

Ideas For Outdoor Play Toys For Your Backyard

From a backyard zip line to trampolines to inflatable water slides, try these outdoor toys if you are looking ways to entertain kids, family,...

Spend Quality Time With Dad On Father’s Day

We all love our dads, right? But what can you do to truly show Dad how much he means to you? Young or old,...

History and Origins of Father’s Day

Every year, fathers are celebrated with cards, poems, and gifts as a way to be honoured for all they do for their children throughout...

The Common Practices Of Happy Families

Everybody has aspirations when it comes to their relationships. Ever hear the quote, “dreams don’t work unless you do”? Well, it’s the same for...

Building a Healthy Morning Routine as a Family

The morning routine as a family can be one of the most stressful times of the day for many parents. From shouting at your...

Do You Know The Best Teacher In Canada?

Between May 25 and June 30, 2020 CODE invites you to nominate and vote for Canada’s Best Teacher!We know that teachers are everyday heroes....

5 Toughest Lessons Every Parent Must Learn

My husband and I have been parents for more than 20 years. We've made mistakes along the way (as all parents do), but we've...

The Family Appreciation Project: Fun Way to Enjoy Being a Family

Siblings often talk to each other in ways they would never use with their friends. Parents can be guilty of forgetting to show their...

10 Ways to Get Kids Reading

Children who read more will do better in school, and children who love to read will read more. So, for those of you wanting...

A-Z Challenge Family Game with Printable

Are you looking for a way to keep the entire family entertained without spending any money? I have just the thing to get everyone...

Spring Is In The Air With DK Canada Books Review

The time that us Canadians are ALWAYS waiting for has come. Spring is here! Spring is in the air with DK Canada Books!Below are...

Indoor Scavenger Hunt Printable

If you are looking for a great way to keep the kids entertained while social distancing, I have an excellent idea for you! Offer...

10 Tips to Improve Kids Writing Skills

Encouraging your kids to write over the summer is relatively easy. Many of these activities will help improve your kids writing skills and also...

Creative Ways to Exercise Dogs Indoors

Whether you're in bed with the flu, stuck at home because of COVID-19, or the weather outside is frightful, sometimes there just isn't the...

What To Do If Your Child Fails A High School Course

“Fail” is an awfully loaded word. Despite it coming to mean — within the education system — a failure to meet the expectations of...

Disney Word Scramble Free Printable

Keep the kids entertained with their knowledge of their favourite Disney films with this Disney Word Scramble Free Printable! This Disney activity set comes...

Fun Family Night Ideas

Research has shown that children who eat dinner every night with their family are 40% more likely to get As and Bs on their...

Fun Indoor Activities For Children

Having the right indoor activities for children on hot, cold, or rainy days will make all the difference in keeping them entertained for hours.When...

Having Fun Reading with LEGO Books From DK Canada Review

We are having so much fun reading, building, and learning with LEGO this month thanks to DK Canada Books. My boys couldn’t wait to...

$100 Bath & Body Works Giveaway ~ CAN/US 05/31

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in $100 Bath & Body Works Giveaway!It’s open Canadian and US residents and ends on May...

Best Movies For Family Night

A family movie night is a great way to spend an evening. You can spend some time together inexpensively, with a movie rental, Netflix,...

20 Unique Edible Gifts to Make for Mother’s Day

20 Unique Edible Gifts to Make for Mother's DayFor those who aren't very creative, there's always the big box of chocolates, a cake with...

How To Be Well With DK Canada Books Review

As we continue our solidarity in the COVID 19 pandemic, it’s more fitting than ever to be gifted with DK products from their Be...

Need A Live Wedding Band? Here Are 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself

Need A Live Wedding Band? Here Are 5 Questions You Should Ask YourselfYour wedding is fast approaching! You’ve dreamt of this day since you...

Open a Registered Education Savings Plan from Home

There is no doubt about it, Canadian families are dealing with unprecedented times. COVID-19 has kept Canadian schools closed having many parents take on...

Sibling Jealousy: Effective Tips to Deal with It

Sibling Jealousy: Effective Tips to Deal with ItAs a parent, you may dream of having a wonderful relationship with your children, and have...

Fun Easter Activities For Kids To Do At Home

Fun Easter Activities For Kids To Do At HomeIt's Easter Sunday, and the family is gathering to celebrate this joyous holiday. Many families converge...

Affordable Date Ideas to Try Out After Coronavirus is Over

In today’s health climate, with everyone staying indoors, things can feel a little isolating. But these trying times will eventually pass, and to fight...

Disney + One Year Subscription Giveaway ~ CAN/US 04/30

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the Disney + One Year Subscription Giveaway!It’s open to Canadian and US residents and ends on...

Discovering Maker March with DK Canada Books -Review

Discovering Maker March with DK Canada BooksWith this extended March Break, we are ever so grateful for Discovering maker March with DK Canada Books....

An Overview Of The Tradition Of Painting Easter Eggs

An Overview Of The Tradition Of Painting Easter EggsYou would have to go back a long time to find the history of painting Easter...

Tips to Help Your Child with Spelling

Tips to Help Your Child with SpellingA student once asked his teacher how he could look up a spelling word if he couldn't spell:...

How To Make Easter Fun For The Kids

How To Make Easter Fun For The KidsEaster is coming up, which means springtime fun is in the air. Kids love the idea of...

21 Spring Family Events and Activities in Ottawa

Spring is about to bloom in the nation’s capital! Families can take in the warmer weather and enjoy more of what this city has...

Why People Wear Green On St Patrick’s Day

Why People Wear Green On St. Patrick's DayWhen we think of St. Patrick's Day, or Ireland, for that matter, we think of the colour...

Fun Green Ideas For Saint Patrick’s Day

Fun Green Ideas For Saint Patrick's DaySaint Patrick's Day is coming soon and it is time for fun green ideas for all ages. Both...

Ancestry Encourages Canadians to Reflect on the Achievements of Women in their Family History

It's International Women’s Day on March 8th! Did you know that in Germany on March 8th, 1914 was held International Women's Day? From this...

Take Advantage of February 29th – It Only Comes Once Every Four Years!

Yay, it's a leap year! I challenge you all to take advantage of the extra day we have this year on February 29th! Try...

Top 3 Best Classic Family Board Games!

We grow up on board games and some board games grow up with us. On family nights and rainy days, we turn time after...

Discovering New Ideas with DK Canada Books ~ Review

Discovering new ideas and trying new things is what a new year is all about. DK Canada Books wants to help readers learn different...

Family Traditions on Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is a great opportunity to celebrate the love of a family and also to share family traditions. Share treats, movies, games, and...

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...

4 Parenting New Year’s Resolutions

4 Parenting New Year's ResolutionsIt's a new year, so why not get started on making some positive changes in your parenting? Whether you usually...

This Year, I Will…Goal Setting Printable

The new year is here!! Where did the year go? Sometimes, it really DOES seem like time flies! That being said, why not start...

How To Keep A New Year’s Resolution

How To Keep A New Year's ResolutionMake this year the year for a successful New Year's resolution! A little front-work and planning will keep...

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