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May 15, 2019

Just 2-1/2 hours away an incredible family adventure awaits at the Strong Museum of Play in Rochester. As noted on their website, "The Strong is a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. It is one of the largest hist...

March 31, 2019

I think we have officially found a hidden gem in the City of Hamilton; the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. I cannot believe how many people I talk to and they say they have no idea that we have such an amazing museum in our city. If you are looking for a historical,...

March 21, 2019

I love exploring my city and it's surroundings. I feel so blessed to have so many beautiful places at my finger tips to explore with my family. The Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) is somewhere that I have always loved visiting. In the spring the flowers are absolutely be...

March 18, 2019

Sometimes I am not sure if the indoor playgrounds tire me or Lily out more. But one thing I know for sure is that we always leave with the biggest smiles on our face and lots of memories made. Going to indoor playgrounds is probably one of my favourite things to do wit...

August 16, 2018

Becoming a parent is one of the most challenging but rewarding things a person can experience within their lifetime. For people with disabilities, those challenges may differ from other parents. This is especially true of the infant and toddler years when your children...

May 11, 2016


Have you ever wondered why you parent the way you do? Why you freak out if your kid watches too much tv, but you don’t really care if he eats too much sugar? Why some parents want to be more like their kids’ playful friend, and others are strict rule-enforcers? Why ar...

November 10, 2015


Growing up in the 80's and 90's, birthday parties were a pretty predictable thing. A handful of friends, 2 hours, a meal that consisted of some combination of pizza, hot dogs, chips, and pop, a birthday cake, a couple of games (musical chairs, pin the tail on the donk...

September 28, 2015


I'm a diehard fan of old school Simpsons episodes and find myself referring back to classic quotes over and over again in my life as a parent. Here are the Top 10 Simpsons quotes that have turned out to not only be extremely accurate, but pretty helpful pieces of advi...

September 21, 2015

So now that we've told you all about the great places to get fresh local apples in the area, it's time to talk about what to do with all that fruit!  Of course you can just eat them as is, but if you find yourself with several baskets, or even a bushel, that's an awful...

September 8, 2015

Tonya is on the blog today and is chock full of advice on surviving a daunting (but fun) family outing!



Try to remember the first live sporting event you attended as a child. Whether it was baseball, hockey, soccer, or football, it was probably very exciting! Live spo...

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