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Peekaboo Beans and PM Trudeau!

Jul 12 2017     /     , ,

As a Canadian business owner, I am so proud to see a fellow Canadian business expanding and growing.  Our Brand Partners at Peekaboo Beans have been all over the news recently as the Trudeau Child wore Peekaboo Clothes during all of the Canada 150 festivities this year.  It was amazing to see an influential mom […]

Helmet Fit Safety Check

Jul 7 2017     /     , , , , ,

Our friends at Pedalheads® love seeing all the fun and colourful helmets and bikes that children arrive at their camps and classes with. However, a helmet and bike that fit properly are most important to ensure biking success and enjoyment. They estimate at least 50% of kids who are sent to camp do not have […]

Review: Brica Stroller Canopy

Jul 6 2017     /     , , , ,

We live in Toronto and therefore spend a lot of time walking around our neighbourhood and we also (like most Canadians) live for the summer. As much as we love the summer, we know how important it is to protect ourselves, and our daughter, Avery, from the sun with SPF but for extra coverage and […]

8 Things Your Child Needs to Know Before Sleepaway Camp

Jul 6 2017     /     , , , , ,

Are you sending your child off to camp this summer? The feelings of excitement can be overshadowed by feelings of anxiety at the thought of all the things they may be unprepared for. To make sure your child – and you – are ready for their first camp experience, make sure you go over a […]

Kids Hair Cuts at Beaners from baby to beyond!

Jul 2 2017     /     , , ,

If you haven’t heard of Beaners, they are a Canadian owned hair salon specializing in kids hair cuts and will do tweens and adults too.  Little kids have the opportunity to sit in a fun car (Jeep, fire engine, etc) and watch a favourite movie. Older kids can sit in a more adult friendly chair […]

Essential Clothing Tips To Keep Baby Cool in the Summer Heat

Jun 28 2017     /     , , , ,

Summer heat is generally something we all love. After the cold and bleak winter, a bit of sunshine is just the right medicine to help us feel good. But too much heat can also have its bad consequences, especially for young children.   Clothing plays a major role in protecting children from the summer heat […]

Review: 3D two Double Convenience Stroller

Aug 1 2016     /     , , , ,

We have had so many moms ask us for our expert advice on umbrella travel strollers.  For families that are flying or taking long road trips in jammed vehicles, an umbrella stroller is a must.  We talked to our friends Summer Infant and they said they would send us a double umbrella stroller.  Hard to imagine, […]

Tips for Travelling with Children

May 4 2015     /     , , , , ,

Summer holidays are approaching and here are some tips for travelling with babies and toddlers whether you are planning a week at the camp site or a plane ride to visit family. Flying? Arrive early! Give yourself plenty of time to get to the airport, park, check baggage, go through security, and get to your gate! This […]

10 Tips for Keeping Bugs Away from Your Picnic Lunch

Jul 16 2013     /     , , , ,

Guest Post by: Part-Time-Nanny As the weather warms up and the days get longer, the idea of al fresco dining becomes more and more appealing. When those pleasant daydreams become a reality, nothing foils the pretty picture as quickly as an infestation of insects. These ten tips can help you enjoy a fun-filled day of […]

Advantages of Specialty Arts Summer Camps: Exercising the Right Side of Your Child’s Brain

Feb 20 2013     /     , ,

Article by: Ana Belic for OurKids.net, Canada’s trusted source for camps and schools.  Thinking about sending your child to an arts camp this summer? Consider the advantages of these specialty camps in engaging the right side of their brains and further developing their artistic talents. Two decades ago, society clearly favoured the left side of […]