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Help your parents make a smart move


Worried about your parents? If they’re older and still living in the family home, this new season brings with it new hassles. Continue reading

Stokke® Flexi Bath®


Stokke® Flexi Bath® is a foldable baby bath suitable from birth to four years. The space saving design makes it easy to store and convenient to use at home or when traveling, encouraging more shared bath time moments. Continue reading

Connected Kinders: A Guide for Parents with Tablet-Loving Tykes


Gone are the days of children enjoying a game of make believe outside with the neighbor kids. It’s now all about Angry Birds and getting to the next level before bedtime. And, millennial parents are the ones fueling the fire. … Continue reading

5 Gift Ideas For The New Adult In The Family

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One of the hardest things for parents to do is say goodbye when their kids move out of the nest. One way to ease some of those emotions is by giving them a gift that will help with the transition … Continue reading

Join the Blackburn Hamlet Cancer Chase


The third annual Blackburn Hamlet Cancer Chase is taking place Sunday, October 19 and you’re invited to join in. Described as “Ottawa’s most scenic 5k” it’s a five-kilometre walk/run through the parks, allotment garden trails and streets of the east … Continue reading

Buggypod Lite


Just the thing for that tired big brother or sister. The Buggypod Lite is a light, compact extra seat that attaches easily to the side of nearly all strollers*. Continue reading

Help Children Master Fine Motor Skills

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How can eight -year-olds put together LEGO and Rainbow Loom masterpieces with such precision and agility?  Those nimble fingers and sharp eyes didn’t come out of nowhere. From an early age, children develop and master all-important fine motor skills. Ultimately, … Continue reading

Ottawa Redblacks: Game Plan to Success


Now that the Canadian Football League (CFL) is back in town and the Ottawa Redblacks rule the field at TD Place Stadium, football fever has taken hold. Already, the new professional sports team has captured the imaginations of fans young … Continue reading

Plenty to be Thankful for in Ottawa


On the eve of Thanksgiving Weekend 2014, there’s plenty to be thankful for in Ottawa. Check out a couple of new community initiatives: New Parking Lot Assistance Program CAA North and East Ontario (CAA NEO) has joined forces with The … Continue reading