“IDC, dude. Her party is obvs gonna be Lit AF. Lol.” Oh boy. There’s something about acronyms, abbreves (that’s ‘abbreviation’ *ahem* abbreviated) and teen speak that makes us feel super ancient. And no matter how much time us parents spend on the internet, when you have a teen or … [Read more...]
5 Tips For Surviving The Winter With A Smile On Your Face
As Canadians, you would think we’d be used to winter by now. But every year, as the colder months roll around, we fall into the same old trap; denial (maybe it won’t go below zero this year?), anger (why can’t we feel our goddamn faces?) and eventually a kind-of-acceptance (it’s fine, we just … [Read more...]
Win A SodaStream FIZZI Worth $100 In Time For The Holidays!
There's something about the holidays that makes us want to jazz things up a little. Like sprucing up your home. Wearing a touch of glitter, perhaps. Or adding a little Bailey's to your coffee (no, just us? You guys are seriously missing out). However you choose to get festive, we have one more … [Read more...]
Mobile Manners: 7 Cell Phone Boundaries Every Home Needs
Sometimes it feels like mobile technology is taking over a big part of our lives and the lives of our children. Cell phones and tablets are never far from our teenagers’ reach and, truth be told, from our own hands. As parents, it is our responsibility to ensure that our kids develop healthy and … [Read more...]
This Year’s Ross Petty Panto Is Their Most Fun Yet
Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas in Toronto without a Ross Petty Panto. 'Oh, no it wouldn't!' 'Oh, yes it would!' You get the idea. Ross Petty is back for another holiday season—and with it comes all the hit songs, high energy dance numbers, innuendo-laden laughs and (most importantly) … [Read more...]
24 Sanity-Saving Elf On The Shelf Ideas
It's the last day of November which can only mean one thing in the parenting world. Tomorrow, December 1, will see the return of our festive friend (foe?), Elf on the Shelf. With the little guy in red's arrival comes a full month of planning fun and original ways to pose him around the house to … [Read more...]
Enter For A Chance To Win 4 Tickets To See Peter Pan (Worth $250)
This contest has closed. Thanks for entering! There's something about Christmas that makes us want to make a big festive bucket list and do ALL. OF. THE THINGS. It's not enough that we have to buy Christmas presents for the entire family. We also have to visit a Christmas market, decorate a … [Read more...]
7 Spookily Awesome Netflix-Inspired Halloween Costumes
When Halloween rolls around, many of us head to Pinterest. Some of us pin ideas and start planning, while other moms roll their eyes so hard they almost pull something. But there's another resource for mom's looking for some inspiration this Halloween—and it's been right under our noses all … [Read more...]
Do You Still Buy Your Kids’ School Photo?
It's a school tradition as highly anticipated as the first day back at school for parents. On the flip side, for many kids, it's a ritual that is dreaded as deeply as their end-of-year exams. We're talking of course, about School Picture Day. A yearly practice, whereby a photographer (of varying … [Read more...]
We’re Giving Away Tickets To The West Coast Women’s Show!
The Ultimate Girls Day Out is back, and you're invited! The largest and most popular women's show in Western Canada is returning to Vancouver this October 20-22, featuring red tag shopping specials, guest appearances and a whole host of fun events! This year’s West Coast Women’s Show will … [Read more...]
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