Two weeks ago, my husband and I flew for the first time with both kids. Our oldest had racked up over a dozen flights by her first birthday but hasn't been on a plane since we moved to Ontario just before her first birthday, and I'd taken our youngest to Alberta a year ago, but the four of us had never flown as a family until our trip to Florida. This also marked the first time that we had a child who required her own seat on the plane! I really didn't want to install our car seat on the plane Read more [...]
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! is back with a new DVD, Safari So Good! Something that I just learned is that each The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! is based off of the Random House Cat in the Hat Learning Library book series, which means that we can continue the fun and learning long after the movie is turned off.
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Safari, So Good! explores the jungle and African wildlife with monkeys, elephants, rhinos, and lots of the Cat's Read more [...]
The weather was slightly less freezing on Sunday so we decided to attempt Winterlude. The last time that we went was 2 years ago so we were excited to check it out. We got to cross on the canal - no skating for us this time - and see some of the sculptors working on their ice sculptures! Unfortunately the wind and cold were just too much for the preschooler so our visit was much shorter than we hoped. Winterlude runs until February 18th so if you're in Ottawa, make sure to check it out!
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I love living in Ottawa! It's not my hometown by birth but it's the first city that I ever made into a home on my own and I was thrilled to move back after living for a few years on the other side of the country. When we were in university, my then-boyfriend (now husband) and I used to love wandering around the Market and other areas of Ottawa, checking out all of the fantastic, independent stores and restaurants. Now that we have two little girls, we don't make it downtown nearly as Read more [...]