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  • Family-Travel-Pasadena-Day-Trip-Ideas

Pasadena Day Trip for Your Next Family Adventure

No doubt Southern California is a popular spot for families when planning a vacation, especially with such fun attractions as Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood. But if you’ve never considered Pasadena as your next vacation destination, I’m here to set you straight. […]

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Kids Book Review: This is the Story of You

This is the Story of You Chronicle Books / Raincoast Books By Beth Kephart 264 pages age 13-18 […]

My Style. Shoes for the Summer Transition.

It’s that time of year where everyone is starting to get ready for summer, swapping our winter layers for shorts and tank tops. However, something I personally find incredibly difficult is finding shoes for the seasonal transition. I mean it’s not like I want to have endless amounts of shoes. If you face this same dilemma, I found four fun summer shoes that are perfect for the winter to summer transition. […]

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Recording Family Travel Moments with Lonely Planet

Some of my favourite family memories are from travel, like discovering the foodie side of Pasadena or a little one-on-one spa time with my teen daughter. With these memories still fresh in our mind record your family travel moments, saving little details that sometimes get replaced with school lessons or new memories. Lonely Planet is a great resource for travel inspiration but they can also help preserve those memories. […]

  • Kids-Book-Review-Sandwich-Thief

Kids Book Review: The Sandwich Thief

The Sandwich Thief Chronicle Books / Raincoast Books By Andre Marois, illustrated by Patrick Doyon 160 pages age 5-8 Graphic Novel […]

  • Kids Book Review My Dad At The Zoo

Kids Book Review: My Dad at the Zoo

My Dad at the Zoo Enchanted Lion / Publishers Group Canada By Coralie Saudo, illustrated by Kris Di Giacomo 32 pages age 3-5, 5-8 […]

  • Family-Travel-Science-Behind-Ripleys-Exhibit

Ripley’s #WeirdScienceTO Comes to the Science Centre

Just like the Mythbuster’s Explosive Exhibition that appeared at the Ontario Science Centre last year, the Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not is bound to intrigue you and have you walking away inspired by nature and humans. […]

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