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...]
Why I Wish I Raised My Kids in the City
I love the city. I was born in downtown Toronto, spent much of my childhood in The Annex, went to York University and got married at Yonge and St. Clair. I spent the first decade of my adult life in an urban environment, eventually moving from midtown to the west end, and managed to turn my … [Read more...]
Cool Stuff To See And Do With Kids In Yorkville
We're in the home stretch of summer vacation and we've got a few empty days to fill up still. We've exhausted the summer camp weeks and friends are away at cottages. So, what can we do? There are great areas in the city to explore for day trip that's accessible and fun for families with kids in tow. … [Read more...]
Celebrities “Stand Up To Cancer” And Canada Joins In!
Mark your calendars and get ready for a spectacular event! On Friday, September 5th, Hollywood stars will join together to support Stand Up To Cancer Canada (SU2C Canada) in a one-hour fundraising telecast to be aired simultaneously on CBC, City, CTV, Global and other Canadian services. Live from … [Read more...]
Cool Summer Camps in the City!
It's only a couple more weeks away and I am running into moms with the look of fear in their eyes. Okay, maybe a little exaggerated but you know what I mean. We've shifted into panic mode as reality has hit. Some of us (me included) haven't sorted out all the summer activities for the kids … [Read more...]