One of the biggest purchases a parent makes is the car seat. It gets used daily for many of us, and you want to get the safest seat you can, so it's always scary to hear to hear that there has been a recall.
In case you missed it, earlier this week the Dorel Juvenile Group issued a huge recall for certain Cosco, Maxi-Cosi, and Safety 1stbrand car seats that were manufactured between May 1, 2008 through April 30, 2009. According to Transport Canada, "the harness adjustment strap can loosen Read more [...]
Artistic Sensations has everything you're looking for to decorate a special room in your house, especially if it's for a child or teenager. I love to use wall stickers because they come in so many fun variations, and if you decide to move furniture around, or just plain don't like where you put them, it's easy to move the stickers.
For review, I was sent the Bedford Modern Hummingbird Wall Decal. As soon as I saw this particular wall decal I knew it would be perfect for my daughter's "big Read more [...]
This is crazy! While browsing a search engine for baby names (we've decided on a boy and girl name but for some reason I can't stop looking), I came across this page. If you go to Open File: Ottawa Baby File, you can see what the most popular baby names in Ottawa are based on your postal code.
It seems a little creepy to me out of principle, but it's also a great way to see what names will be common when your little one goes to school and helps you to avoid (if you want) having a popular Read more [...]
Sid the Science Kid is a show that is new to me and Ashlyn but is gaining in popularity in our house. Sid is a five year old with a love of learning and especially of science. It's aimed at preschoolers, so it's a little old for my 1.5 year old, but she loves the songs so we were happy to receive a copy of Sid's Sing Along to review.
The synopsis: Sid wonders what he could possibly do on his day off from school. But when all of his friends come over for a play date, they quickly put their Read more [...]
Every winter, Ottawa has a huge event called Winterlude. There are lots of things to see and do, such as an ice sculpture contest that attracts competitors from around the world; skating on the world's longest outdoor skating rink; and of course, eating. My husband, daughter, father in law and I went to check out a few of the sites today and even though it was freezing outside, we still had a good time for a Tuesday morning!
Weekends are much busier, so going during the week meant that our Read more [...]