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Ripley's Aquarium of Canada Contest

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada Contest

Enter to win 1 of 2 family passes to visit Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada! Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is the newest and most anticipated attraction in Toronto. This thrilling interactive attraction is an immersive adventure showcases more than 16,000 marine animals and over 450 species. Enter by Friday, September 19, 2014.

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Toronto's First Post Office

Toronto's First Post Office

Toronto's First Post Office is Canada's oldest surviving purpose-built post office, located in the heart of the St. Lawrence district. Guests visiting can write letters with a quill pen and seal them with wax like in the 1830s.

New Coaster at Centreville

New Coaster at Centreville

Centreville Amusement Park, Toronto’s favourite family amusement park opens the brand new Toronto Island Mine Coaster on Centre Island. Ferry over to Toronto Island to ride the new roller coaster!

Summer Fun at a Drive-In Movie

Summer Fun at a Drive-In Movie

Going to a drive-in movie is the ultimate Summer experience. It's a lot more than the movies themselves. It’s about sharing time with your family and spending a Summer night under the stars.

Wild Wetland Splash at Heart Lake

Wild Wetland Splash at Heart Lake

As the temperature continues to climb, moms look for ways to get their kids to "chill." Wild Wetland Splash Pad and Pool located at Heart Lake Conservation Area in Brampton is great way to cool off.

Our Visit to Far Enough Farm

Our Visit to Far Enough Farm

A visit to Centre Island is not complete without stopping in on Far Enough Farm. This quaint working farm is one of the most unique animal farms located just minutes from Toronto's downtown core.

Events, Exhibits & Shows

25 Things to Do at the CNE

25 Things to Do at the CNE

Nothing spells Summer fun more than a trip to Canada's largest fair, the CNE! Here are 25 things you’ll want to see and do at the Canadian National Exhibition this year. Brace yourself!

A Kids Guide to the CNE

A Kids Guide to the CNE

You can't deny that the Canadian National Exhibition is a family-friendly event. For the 12-and-under set, there’s a whole slew of niche activities that will make navigating the fair easier for any parent.

Suburban Steam: A Steampunk Fair

Suburban Steam: A Steampunk Fair

On Saturday, August 23, the Historic Zion Schoolhouse (one of Toronto's 10 Historic Sites) is hosting a free and fun family event: a retro-futuristic community festival celebrating all things Steampunk!

Pack a Healthy Lunchbox Workshop

Pack a Healthy Lunchbox Workshop

Dreading the arrival of lunchbox season in September? Fenigo is hosting a free workshop for parents with Family Nutritionist Sarah Bester on August 21 to help you pack healthier lunches.

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Summer

10 Things to Do Before Summer Ends

10 Things to Do Before Summer Ends

Squeeze in one last Summertime adventure! From hanging one more day at the beach to camping in your backyard, there's plenty of ways to soak up what's left of Summer. It ain't over 'til the school bell rings.

Sleeping Under the Stars

Sleeping Under the Stars

Camping is a low-cost vacation option that allows families to get back to nature. On a tight budget? A getaway to a local nature park or campground becomes a fun and inexpensive Summer activity!

Back To School

Back to School Goodies

Back to School Goodies

There are so many special ways to celebrate going back to school. If you're looking for school themed treats, we've got some really creative ideas that will make heading back to class FUN for all kids!

Back to School Guide 2014

Back to School Guide 2014

The Back to School season is filled with anticipation, excitement, and stress—for kids and parents. If you're worried that you'll never get it all done, stop, take a deep breath, and check out our Back to School Guide.

Packing Lunches Kids Will Love

Packing Lunches Kids Will Love

There is nothing worse than taking the time pack healthy snacks and lunches for your kids only to have then return half eaten or not eaten at all. Here are some tips...

Family Fun

101 Things to Do this Summer!

101 Things to Do this Summer!

How can it be August already? Time flies when you're having fun. But, if you are running out of things to do with the kids... here are 101 ideas to keep them busy and entertained all August long!

Gourmet Homemade Ice Creams

Gourmet Homemade Ice Creams

Ice cream is the perfect Summertime treat. Homemade ice cream is even more delicious and surprisingly easy to make. Churn up one of these delicious recipes for your family to fill your Summer days!

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2014 CNE Highlights

2014 CNE Highlights

New and exciting attractions join many returning favourites in the 2014 CNE line-up. New! A Country Saloon, Mechanical Bull, Towering Fandom Robot, star-studded concert series, and much more!

The Wiggles at Big Day Out Festival

The Wiggles at Big Day Out Festival

Treehouse "Big Day Out" Festival in Toronto on September 13 and 14 to be Marquee Canadian Stop for The Wiggles' "Ready, Steady, Wiggle" North American Tour. The Festival also features Max & Ruby.

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CNE August Blog Contest

CNE August Blog Contest

Win 4 Ride-All-Day tickets to the CNE! Sounds of the Midway, laughter, music, and the aroma of funnel cakes and cotton candy are a sure sign of the heydays of Summer when the 136th annual CNE gets underway August 15!

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CNE July Blog Contest

CNE July Blog Contest

Enter to win 4 Ride-All-Day Passes to the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)! The 2014 Canadian National Exhibition packs thrills at every corner with aerial acrobatics, daredevil stunts, high-flying zip line, concerts, pyrotechnics, parades, and whimsical treats!

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Products, Services & Book Reviews

Kidizoom Smartwatch by VTech

Kidizoom Smartwatch by VTech

The VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch is the smartest watch for kids! Perfect for young photographers, this durable smartwatch makes it easy to take photos and record videos on the go.

Curiosity Box

Curiosity Box

Curiosity Box delivers kids themed craft and activity boxes through Single, Subscription, and Party Boxes. Each box allows children to grow their creativity and curiosity, and makes it fun, interactive, and convenient!

Maddi's Fridge

Maddi's Fridge

Best friends Sofia and Maddi live in the same neighbourhood, go to the same school, and play in the same park, but while Sofia’s fridge at home is full of nutritious food, the fridge at Maddi’s house is empty.

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Adjusting to Private School

Adjusting to Private School

Are you worried that your child will have a difficult time transitioning to a private school? You’re not alone. Here’s how the benefits of private school help students adjust to their new environment.

Kids Using Social Media for Good

Kids Using Social Media for Good

While the negatives of social media get the most publicity, there’s a flip side to the coin—social media can be used for good by adults and kids alike. A few ways kids can make the web a better place for us.

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York Academy of Martial Arts

York Academy of Martial Arts

For 25 years, the York Academy of Martial Arts has been Toronto’s number one family owned and operated traditional school of martial arts. The award-winning program emphasizes fitness, focus, and fun!

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Health & Safety

Kids and Social Networking

Kids and Social Networking

Teens may be leaving Facebook, but they’re not abandoning social media altogether. In fact, kids are joining social media networks at earlier and earlier ages, leaving many parents to wonder how young is too young.

Toting your Toddler to a Theme Park

Toting your Toddler to a Theme Park

Taking a toddler to a busy place that is filled with fun-looking rides and outrageously long lines is bound to have both its highs and lows. Things to keep in mind when taking your toddler to a large theme park.

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