WEEKLY MANTRA

RECENT READS

  • Kids Book Review Where Do Baby Teeth Go

Kids Book Review: Where Do Our Baby Teeth Go?

Where Do Our Baby Teeth Go?
Mighty Twenty
By Vilasinee Bunnag, illustrated by Yasmin Doctor
32 pages
age 3-5, 5-8

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  • Melissa Doug May Post Brain Games for Kids

Brain Games on the Melissa & Doug Blog

How the brain works has always been intriguing and even more so this year after working on some medical research with the Hospital of Sick Children and a visit to the Brain exhibit in the Ontario Science Centre. For my latest post on the Melissa & Doug blog I wanted to explore a few fun brain games using simple tools. […]

  • TomTom GO500 Review Get Home Faster

Get Home Faster with TomTom

I’ve got it figured out. If I pick the kids up right after school I can stop at the grocery store before dropping my youngest daughter off at her friend’s birthday party. We had everything organized the night before and the kids knew no dilly-dallying in the schoolyard or else the whole schedule would be off.

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  • My Style Dermalogica Summer Acne Skincare

My Style. Clear Start Summer Skin

Its starting to get warmer and you know what that means?!? SUMMER! But it also means oily skin, and if your skin is acne prone like mine sometimes summer can really suck! Finding the solution to this is no easy thing either. But when I tried dermalogica clear start skincare line I guess you can say it was love at first sight.

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  • Nutella Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

I’m not a big fan of spending time in the kitchen but my desire to eat, especially sweet treats, often talks me into baking. As if I need more encouragement, Friday, May 15 marks National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! Can you think of a better reason to bake (and eat) a batch of chocolate chip cookies? Add to that my growing collection of Hersheys CHIPITS in my baking cupboard. […]

  • Family Travel Ontario Science Centre Sleepoever Experience2

The Ontario Science Centre After Hours

We love visiting the Ontario Science Centre. The multi-level complex with it’s planetarium, IMAX theatre and loads of hands-on exhibits makes for a great family outing any time of year. But what about exploring after hours?

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  • Bedtime YPT Toronto

Bedtime at Young People’s Theatre

In our home the rooms belong to everyone, all rooms but the bedrooms. The bedroom is your personal space and no one is allowed in without permission. The latest play from Bouge de là at Young People’s Theatre Bedtime (May 6-14) illustrates the importance of this personal space for kids and how they claim it during the different stages of childhood. […]

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