Tag: kids

Kid Friendly Valentine’s Day Treats

| February 6, 2018 | 11 Comments
Kid Friendly Valentine’s Day Treats

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. It will be here before you know it! That means it’s time to start thinking about kid friendly treats to celebrate the occasion. Of course, there’s no hard and fast rule that says you can’t make these Valentine’s Day treats during other times of the year, just to show your […]

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10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

| February 1, 2018 | 10 Comments
10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

Valentine’s Day is a fun holiday for everyone. Not only is there chocolate and exchanging Valentines with family and friends, it’s also a “crafty” occasion. Of compiled a list of 10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids many of them suitable for the younger set. Better yet, some of these things make really adorable gifts! The […]

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Imagine This: Titus Mountain Ski Center in Malone, NY

| January 30, 2018 | 4 Comments
Imagine This: Titus Mountain Ski Center in Malone, NY

Imagine a place where the musky scent of fresh-burning logs forever fills your senses; where the notes of nostalgia envelope you like an old friend, where the air is crisp and invigorating. Imagine a place that is surrounded by snow-capped hills and lush, green mountains; a place that brings you warmth even when it’s cold. […]

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Rowdy. You Don’t Say.

| January 23, 2018 | 4 Comments
Rowdy. You Don’t Say.

I’m not a fan of those “open letter” posts, where the person does nothing in the moment, but then goes home and rants online like they’re all tough and making a difference. But if I were the type to write an open letter-style post, it might be titled something like this: AN OPEN LETTER TO FRIENDS AND […]

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18 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 11, 2018 | 4 Comments
18 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

18 Winter Family 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 […]

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17 Snowman Crafts for Kids

| January 3, 2018 | 16 Comments
17 Snowman Crafts for Kids

Winter snow is quite magical. Why? It’s what it takes to build a snowman. When your kids don’t want to brave the cold… no worries! They can still bring a snowman (or woman) to life by making one or more of these craft projects. Here are just a few of them. As you can see, […]

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Be Ready for Adventure This Holiday Season with PAW Patrol #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/19

| December 21, 2017 | 58 Comments
Be Ready for Adventure This Holiday Season with PAW Patrol #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/19

Be Ready for Adventure This Holiday Season with PAW Patrol Trying to do things, no matter your size is an important lesson for kids to discover. This is one of the most important messages PAW Patrol shares with its young but mighty fans. My kids are two of their biggest fans, and Elevation Pictures, asked […]

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Get into the Spirit of the Holidays with YTV’s #MerryEverything

| December 14, 2017 | 9 Comments
Get into the Spirit of the Holidays with YTV’s #MerryEverything

Get into the Spirit of the Holidays with YTV’s #MerryEverything   The holidays are one of our most beloved times of the year. It is a great time to be together with your family to enjoy each other’s company. My family has been in holiday mode since our first snow a few weeks ago, and […]

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Creating Magic is Fun with the Unicone Swirl Maker #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/12

| December 14, 2017 | 47 Comments
Creating Magic is Fun with the Unicone Swirl Maker #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/12

Creating Magic is Fun with the Unicone Swirl Maker from Jakks Pacific Magic. Children love believing it can be created and imagining they can make it. Unicorns are one of the sources of magic that continue to fascinate children. Jakks Pacific asked us if we wanted to create some magic by trying their Unicone Swirl […]

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25 Star Wars Crafts for Kids

| December 13, 2017 | 6 Comments
25 Star Wars Crafts for Kids

Can you believe that the new Star Wars movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi (also known as Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi) is coming out this week! I don’t know about you, but my house is going nuts with excitement over the new film. It is the second film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, following Star Wars: The Force […]

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7 Simple Strategies to Help You Reduce Christmas Stress

| December 12, 2017 | 24 Comments
7 Simple Strategies to Help You Reduce Christmas Stress

    7 Simple Strategies to Help You Reduce Christmas Stress Did you catch yourself cursing at the driver who just snagged the parking spot you’ve been waiting patiently for? Are you impatient with your kids? Your spouse?    Are you completely overwhelmed trying to make Christmas a memorable and magical moment for your loved […]

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Become Enchanted with Toys from Jakks Pacific #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 01/12

| December 12, 2017 | 56 Comments
Become Enchanted with Toys from Jakks Pacific #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide  ~ CAN 01/12

Become Enchanted with Toys from Jakks Pacific Playtime is important for kids to learn to use their imaginations. It helps them to  to create new places to explore. When a bit of magic is added to playtime, it can make a difference in the amount of amusement a child has during these moments. Jakks Pacific […]

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Gifts For Teachers That The Whole Class Will Enjoy

| December 7, 2017 | 12 Comments
Gifts For Teachers That The Whole Class Will Enjoy

  Gifts For Teachers That The Whole Class Will Enjoy Are you searching for a much-appreciated gift for your child’s teacher? Here are some gifts for teachers the entire class is bound to enjoy.                 Posters Posters make the classroom more interesting and festive. There are all sorts of appropriate posters available, from […]

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Cuddle and Imagine with Poonicorns™ Plushiez #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 01/05

| December 1, 2017 | 37 Comments
Cuddle and Imagine with Poonicorns™ Plushiez #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 01/05

Cuddle and Imagine with Poonicorns™ Plushiez   A snuggle toy can have so many functions during a child’s playtime. They can provide a wealth of imagination as well as a good cuddle buddy at night. Some of the best ones are those that share their personality just by looking at them and make you smile. […]

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Explore the Universe with HEXBUG nano #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/29

| November 28, 2017 | 61 Comments
Explore the Universe with HEXBUG nano #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/29

    Explore the Universe with HEXBUG nano My son loves to explore. One of the places he likes to get lost in is the one place many of us can only dream to venture to: Deep space. There is so much we can only imagine is out there for us to encounter.  HEXBUG wants […]

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Mama Beans Chewelry: The Jewelry You Chew On #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN

| November 27, 2017 | 14 Comments
Mama Beans Chewelry: The Jewelry You Chew On #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN

    Mama Beans Chewelry: The Jewelry You Chew On For those of you who have not yet heard of the “Chewelry” invention, you’re either living under a rock or you don’t have kids. Chewely, or rather, “jewelry you chew on,” is a rather new concept, but it’s not what I initially thought it was. […]

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Learn and Savour with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/29

| November 23, 2017 | 27 Comments
Learn and Savour with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/29

Learn and Savour with DK Canada!  Two of my favourite passions are learning and food. Both of these passions help to make us better. Learning feeds our minds and food nourishes our bodies. Putting the two of them together helps to soothe my spirit. DK Canada loves sharing both of these aspects by having a […]

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Welcome Kitty Home with Little Live Pets™ My Dream Kitten #Review #HolidayGiftGuide

| November 22, 2017 | 15 Comments
Welcome Kitty Home with Little Live Pets™ My Dream Kitten #Review #HolidayGiftGuide

Welcome Kitty Home with Little Live Pets™ My Dream Kitten   Kittens. They are cute, can be cuddly, and are a lot of fun to play with. My kids love animals, and are fascinated with the amusement they bring to our family. Little Live Pets™ wanted to see if their My Dream Kitten would add […]

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Buzz in to Fun with Little Live Pets™ Lil’ Ladybugs #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/15

| November 21, 2017 | 56 Comments
Buzz in to Fun with Little Live Pets™ Lil’ Ladybugs #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/15

Buzz in to Fun with Little Live Pets™ Lil’ Ladybugs   Some people may not like insects, but ladybugs are up there as one of the most popular within this groups of animals. They are small, cute and colourful. Kids also love to try to keep them as pets. Little Live Pets™ has a line […]

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Collect and Imagine with Awesome Little Green Men! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide CAN ~12/29

| November 15, 2017 | 53 Comments
Collect and Imagine with Awesome Little Green Men! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide CAN ~12/29

Collect and Imagine with Awesome Little Green Men!   Whether they are big or small, kids LOVE toys! My kids are huge fans of ones that they can collect and play with each other. It is also fun when each collectable toy has its own personality that they can imagine what it would be like […]

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4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Back to School Germs!

| November 9, 2017 | 14 Comments
4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Back to School Germs!

4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Fall Germs!  The leaves are creating a colourful patch work blanket on the ground. The air is crisper. The kids are have their back to school routines down to a science. These are just a few tell-tale signs that fall is here to stay. You know what else happens during […]

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Sail Away to Adventure with Playmobil Canada! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/15

| November 9, 2017 | 60 Comments
Sail Away to Adventure with Playmobil Canada! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/15

  Sail Away to Adventure with Playmobil Canada! Adventure. Ships. Dragons. Do you know a child who is a fan of all of these things? My kids are! They have been on the deck of a few bosts and ships and love the adventures each trip has brought them. The thought of bringing ships, adventures, […]

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Favourites

| November 1, 2017 | 10 Comments
Favourites

Quick! What’s your favourite number? Don’t have one? Well, you’d better get one, if you think you’ll be spending any time around kids. Kids have favourites, and they expect you to as well. Sometimes it’s a rank of favourites with careful deliberation, discussed over an afternoon of Perler Beads.   The kids lit up when […]

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Blast into the Holidays with Playmobil! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/15

| October 31, 2017 | 120 Comments
Blast into the Holidays with Playmobil! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/15

Blast into the Holidays with Playmobil!   One of the hottest new trends for kids’ gift ideas lately has to be those that are nostalgic to the parental units at home. My other half and I have been keen to get toys that we enjoyed as kids. Playmobil Canada has one of the most iconic […]

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