September 2012

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Family Activities

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

A scavenger hunt is a great outdoor activity, which allows kids to discover and learn - especially on a hike!
Making Museum Visits & Exhibits Fun

Making Museum Visits & Exhibits Fun

Visiting a museum with kids can be a hit and miss proposition. Pursuing outings of the ‘brainy’ type may not appeal to all kids. Here are ways to get them interested in their next trip to the museum.

Fall

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

A scavenger hunt is a great outdoor activity, which allows kids to discover and learn - especially on a hike!

At The Movies

Hotel Transylvania

Hotel Transylvania

Welcome to the Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up, free from meddling from the human world.
Finding Nemo 3D

Finding Nemo 3D

In this stunning underwater adventure, Finding Nemo follows the momentous journey of an overprotective clownfish named Marlin and his young son Nemo.

Events, Exhibits & Shows

The Ultimate Dinosaurs at the ROM

The Ultimate Dinosaurs at the ROM

The fascinating new exhibition Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana is currently on display at the ROM. It's the largest exhibition of southern dinosaurs ever mounted in North America.

Entertainment News

Culture Days

Culture Days

Three days of free, hands-on, interactive activities and “behind the scenes” experiences where you can get up close and discover a world of artists, creators, and more!
Monster Jam Canada Food Drive

Monster Jam Canada Food Drive

It's the first Monster Jam Canada Food Drive to Crush Hunger. Donate and receive a complimentary Monster Jam voucher to the upcoming Toronto Show!
The Wiggles! Celebration Tour!

The Wiggles! Celebration Tour!

The Wiggles! Celebration Tour! will take place at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. This will be the last chance for fans to see the original fab four perform live on stage!

Back To School

Beat Morning Mayhem!

Beat Morning Mayhem!

The secret to surviving morning chaos lies in what gets done the night before!
Cool Back to School Lunch Options

Cool Back to School Lunch Options

Kids can reduce their ‘forkprint’ this fall with some really cool eco-friendly lunch boxes, just in time for back-to-school. Here are our top pick for stylish and waste-reducing back to school products for kids!
Best Tips for Back to School

Best Tips for Back to School

It's unanimous; most parents will be organized for back to school this year! But, here are a few more helpful tips to make back to school a bit easier!
A Green Back to School!

A Green Back to School!

September is here! We've given you 5 ways to green your back to school routine and head back to class in an eco-friendly way.
Back to School Supplies Checklist

Back to School Supplies Checklist

Summer is flying by and pretty soon it will be time to hit the office supply stores to get all your back to school shopping done! Why not get a jump-start on your shopping this year and beat the crowds.
Combat Back to School Jitters!

Combat Back to School Jitters!

It’s back to school time, which also includes the back to school jitters for both children and moms.
Smart Back to School Shopping

Smart Back to School Shopping

It’s one of the biggest "family shopping" events of the year, but not necessarily one you look forward to. Try these strategies to make this year’s back to school shopping expedition easier!
Making the First Day of School Easier

Making the First Day of School Easier

It's perfectly normal to feel anxious on the first day of school. Getting back into the school routine, getting a new teacher and adjusting to new workloads takes some getting used to.

Education

Homework Tips for Parents and Kids

Homework Tips for Parents and Kids

Today's families are busier than ever. Developing good study habits early on will help students shine in school and balance their daily activities.
Help your Child Achieve in School

Help your Child Achieve in School

Follow these tips and before you know it, you’ll kids will be saying 'I love school!' Here’s what you need to know to help your kids make the grade this upcoming school year.
Keep Kids Organized in School

Keep Kids Organized in School

Helping kids stay organized during the school is not only key to a successful academic year but it will also give them skills that they can use in their everyday lives.

Kids Gear

Cool Back to School Lunch Options

Cool Back to School Lunch Options

Kids can reduce their ‘forkprint’ this fall with some really cool eco-friendly lunch boxes, just in time for back-to-school. Here are our top pick for stylish and waste-reducing back to school products for kids!

Life With Kids

Beat Morning Mayhem!

Beat Morning Mayhem!

The secret to surviving morning chaos lies in what gets done the night before!
Managing Extracurricular Activities

Managing Extracurricular Activities


Registration season is upon us and it’s important that we offer them a learning experience, not an exhausting one.

 Here’s how to set the pace for your children’s activities and avoid burnout.
Best Tips for Back to School

Best Tips for Back to School

It's unanimous; most parents will be organized for back to school this year! But, here are a few more helpful tips to make back to school a bit easier!
Combat Back to School Jitters!

Combat Back to School Jitters!

It’s back to school time, which also includes the back to school jitters for both children and moms.
Smart Back to School Shopping

Smart Back to School Shopping

It’s one of the biggest "family shopping" events of the year, but not necessarily one you look forward to. Try these strategies to make this year’s back to school shopping expedition easier!
Making the First Day of School Easier

Making the First Day of School Easier

It's perfectly normal to feel anxious on the first day of school. Getting back into the school routine, getting a new teacher and adjusting to new workloads takes some getting used to.

News For Toronto Parents

Nitwits Opens Toronto Clinic

Nitwits Opens Toronto Clinic

It’s that time of year again: the back to school season when parents brace for homework, teacher meetings and, yep, lice. Fortunately, Nitwits Toronto Lice Clinic, North Toronto’s first one-stop shop for lice treatment, prevention and education, opens its doors.

Products & Services

The Ace Approach

The Ace Approach

In today's society where kids are consumed by technology and live in a stressful world, it's refreshing to see programs that teach young people to breathe and communicate via the arts, meditation, and yoga.
FamilyStickers.com

FamilyStickers.com

At FamilyStickers.com you'll find one of the largest selection of family car decals. You've seen them before... the stick figure families!
Cogsley by Vtech Canada

Cogsley by Vtech Canada

It’s one of the coolest new toys for the 2012 Holiday season from Vtech Canada. Cogsley is a friendly robot designed to marry learning and fun. It makes the perfect learning robot friend for your child!

Tweens & Teens

Curbing Cell Phone Use in Teens

Curbing Cell Phone Use in Teens

Teenagers are now using cell phones anywhere and everywhere they can. This can sometimes come at the expense of education, a good night's sleep and even safety.

Fitness & Sports

Opening Doors to Sport & Recreation

Opening Doors to Sport & Recreation

Kids participate in sport and activities for many reasons and avoid it for an equal number of reasons. Here's how to get them involved.

Green Living

A Green Back to School!

A Green Back to School!

September is here! We've given you 5 ways to green your back to school routine and head back to class in an eco-friendly way.

Health & Safety

October is Fire Safety Month

October is Fire Safety Month

Being prepared is the first line of defense in fire prevention. Here's a home and fire safety checklist to help keep your family safe this fall and winter season.

Product Recalls

Small Baby Bather Recall

Small Baby Bather Recall

When the bather is lifted and/or carried with an infant in it, its folding wire frame can suddenly fold posing a fall hazard.