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Huntington Beach Day Trip

Any Southern California trip has to include a stop in Huntington Beach, aka Surf City USA, so nicknamed after Jan & Dean’s song Surf City. It’s also the home of the US Open of Surfing. Even if you’re only stopping for a day, there’s a lot of family fun you can squeeze in to make the most of your trip. […]

  • kids Book Review Over the Ocean Cover Art

Kids Book Review: Over the Ocean

Over the Ocean Chronical Boooks / Raincoast Books By Taro Gomi 36 pages age 3-5 […]

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Cleaning with Lavender

I always think of lavender as purely a scent to enjoy, whether in hand cream or maybe dried in a drawer sachet. It seems lavender is a plant also known for its disinfectant properties, making it a perfect natural cleaner. […]

  • kids Book Review Imagine a World cover art

Kids Book Review: Imagine a World

Imagine a World Simon & Schuster Canada By Rob Gonsalves 48 pages age 5-8 […]

  • Family Travel Medieval Times Toronto Dinner Theatre Review

Family Travel Medieval Times Toronto Adventure

Taking kids to live theatre can mean having them sit quietly in the audience when taking in the show or seeing something that is juvenile in nature but enables kids to interact. Medieval Times in Toronto encourages audience participation from the whole family and you get to enjoy dinner too. […]

  • Kids Book Review Truth About Unbelievable Summer book cover art

Kids Book Review: The Truth About My Unbelievable Summer…

The Truth About My Unbelievable Summer… Chronicle Books / Raincoast Books By Davide Cali and Benjamin Chaud 44 pages age 5-8 […]

  • Family Game Time How to Play Solitaire Accordion Cards

How to Play Solitaire Card Game Accordion

Solitaire is one of those cottage staples, whether you’re sitting on the back deck enjoying the afternoon sun looking to occupy your time on a rainy afternoon. The great thing about solitaire games is that they’re easy for kids to play on their own especially the version known as Accordion. […]

THIS WEEK’S BEST READS FOR MOM FROM ACROSS THE WEB

Eat: 
10 Mouthwatering Meatball Recipes

Live: 
When To Get Rid of Old Clothes: 10 Tips

Love: 
Respect Your Limits

Muse: 
8 Ways to Bring Mindfulness to Your Family

Nest: 
12 DIY Summer Backyard Bars

Party: 
Gamer Party

Make: 
Monogram Wall String Art

Travel: 
Free/Inexpensive Disney Souvenirs

Play: 
Bug Sensory Table

Parent: 
How Good Parents Miss Child Abuse