What is it about being asked for present suggestions that always compels kids to ask for a new pet? We have one (incredible) cat and no plans to get any other pets but my daughters are always asking for a fish, or another cat, or a dog. I’ve found a way for Santa to bring them what they want without actually committing to another living creature:Tekno NewbornTM Robotic Pets! I was sent a Tekno NewbornTM Robotic Puppy and Tekno NewbornTM Robotic Kitty from RP Toys. These micro pet robots can sit, Read more […]
I am so happy that both of my daughters love playing with dolls as much as I did when I was a little girl, and I admit that I do live a little vicariously through all of the sweet dolls and incredible accessories that are available now. Some brands charge more for doll dresses and accessories than I pay for the child-sized equivalent! Our Generation has the same quality as the higher price point brands but at a fraction of the cost. For my Holiday Gift Guide, I was sent two very special items. Read more […]
Santa Claus is coming to Ottawa this weekend! Read on to find out the hours and prices for your child’s (or pet’s) pictures with Santa.
I have always tried to do seasonal activities and crafts with my daughters, but Remembrance Day was not something that we ‘celebrated’, per say. I explained the significance of the poppy to them and always make a point to buy one – and try not to lose it – each year, but I’ve never done any crafts or special activities leading up to it. Now that my daughters are in school and I’m a Sparks leader, I need to up my game and I found some crafts that focus on the poppy and the idea of peace that are perfect Read more […]
Halloween is definitely in the top two holidays in our house. I prefer Christmas but my husband is all about Halloween, so it works out pretty well. The girls decided a month or two ago that they wanted to be “Odd Squad” agents after their favourite PBS Kids show, Odd Squad, so I found some navy blue blazers, bought them white collared t-shirts and navy blue pants (which they can wear to school anyways) and made clip on ties (cut some red fabric and used my glue gun to attach them to hair clips) Read more […]
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