With school back in session, Canadian municipalities, organizations and businesses are imploring parents to stay calm and focused during the chaotic school zone rush hours of drop-off and pick-up. An increase in pedestrian and bicyclist accidents overall in Canada, has resulted in an urgent need for education and awareness.
Whether you’re shopping for a gift for a student or back-to-school supplies, a laptop and/or tablet has become a standard item on the list. High school, college and university studies now require this pricey item. Choose wisely and the laptop could last through all of your school years. Select a versatile 2-in-1 hybrid and you’ll get […]
With the release of Anne (of Green Gables), comes renewed interest in PEI as a vacation destination! Spectacular summers, breathtaking beaches and scenery, unique activities, delicious dining, rich history and a touch of whimsy make it a top destination for families. Everyone is offered a rare opportunity to immerse themselves in a way of life […]
Many Canadian parents would like to stay at home with their young children. The thought of sending them to daycare or leaving them with a stranger pulls at our heartstrings and causes both anxiety and guilt. On top of that, life gets very busy when you’re trying to raise children and look after your home. […]
Remember it? The magical anticipation that made Christmas Eve painfully long? If you allow yourself to go back there, I bet you’ll still find that amazing feeling of excitement in your stomach. Helping kids through the torture of time can turn into some Christmas traditions and create memories that you’ll all treasure.
In our house, Halloween was a time to overindulge on candy. It was part of the fun of the event and once the ‘good stuff’ was gone, the rest got tossed out anyway. The only thing I did to limit intake was to selflessly eat some myself. However, I’ve picked up many fantastic ideas for […]
You’ve seen them on Dragon’s Den, those young Canadian entrepreneurs who look like they were born into the role. One thing virtually all of them share, is supportive parents who nurtured and encouraged them. You can be the kind of parent who helps your child pursue life as an entrepreneur too. The skills you equip […]
Whatever your background is, whether you’re Caucasian, a visible minority or of mixed ethnic background like myself – no one wants to feel marginalized or alienated from mainstream North American or Canadian culture. While some may find comfort in being part of a larger group or community, others who have grown up straddling more than […]
200 Canadian Stores say these Star Wars, The Force Awakens™ toys and games are their top sellers for the 2016 Holiday Season!
Hatchimals are THE toy to buy this year and they’ve been scarce since they were first released. Canadian shoppers are desperately seeking the “magical” creatures, only to find “out of stock” notices everywhere they look. There are still legit sellers who have Hatchimals in stock who are in (or will ship to) Canada, but you’ll […]