Super Mario Maker – Wii U

Super Mario Maker - Wii U

This weekend I got the opportunity to try out the new Super Mario Maker… As a Minecraft expert previous Mario Bros lover, this was very exciting. Now, the game starts off with a very simple, easy to understand introduction. The player gets to finish the end of the tutorial level while hints and tips that […]

vtech Kidizoom Action Cam

vtech Kidizoom Action Cam

Ready to experience adventure (and record it to watch later?!)….introducing the vtech Kidizoom Action Cam. So guess what happened when I packed this as a surprise activity for the kids on our last little family vacation… vtech Kidizoom Action Cam This is what happened…a miracle…the kids worked together to tape each other. Really.  This kid-friendly camera […]

Compliment Books Activity

Compliment books activity tween teen girl empowerment birthday party activity

This activity was a HIT. Hit I tell you! I didn’t realize how much the kids would love this Compliment Books Activity – empowering, fun, entertaining, and a great keepsake. And the bonus: seriously a budget-friendly activity. I would highly recommend this for your next play date, birthday party or class mate get together. Compliment Books […]

#WW w linky – Cottage

Parent Club w linky - Cottage lake loon Ontario

Over 300 photographs later in my camera…we are back from a week away at the cottage. Sorry, I didn’t get a chance to let you know I wasn’t doing a #WW last week…between grocery shopping, organizing, packing…the family front was le crazy so #WW didn’t get done. One ball always drops when you juggle n’est […]

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament at the Toronto castle is one of my favourite family destinations and attractions in the city. Step back in time and discover a world of thrills and fun… Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament At walking into the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Toronto Castle – you pick up your tickets […]

Ideas to Cure “I’m Bored”

New Nintendo 3DS XL

Ideas to Cure “I’m Bored” – “I’m bored” seems to be hitting kids across the country this summer – with symptoms of drawn faces, grumpy moods, and disdain for leaving grown ups alone to work from their home office. Hope these ideas to cure “I’m Bored” make your life a little easier… How To Make […]

Fun Outdoor Play Ideas For Kids

Fun Outdoor Play Ideas For Kids

Wanna play? Two words which sum up my childhood…and the present day of my kids. Here are some Fun Outdoor Play Ideas For Kids that you could do today…because let’s be honest…modern day technology is changing the way kids play. It’s true my kids idea of play is different than mine from my childhood. Today there are tablets and phones and […]

New Nintendo 3DS XL Review

New Nintendo 3DS XL review

Need some summer portable entertainment? This New Nintendo 3DS XL Review shows how this latest (and greatest) Nintendo handheld gaming system keeps kids busy while on the go… I know! You are thinking “It’s summer – the kids should be outside!” and so they should. However, as much as you plan travel activities – there are times when some […]

Pick and Talk Conversation Activity

Pick and Talk Conversation Activity - birthday party activity idea

We just did this Pick and Talk Conversation Activity at a recent play date (12 tween girls play date!) and it was a hit. It would also be good as a birthday party activity – and heck – even a dinner party game! Totally G rated…this game is a good conversation starter for any age… Pick […]

How To Make A Spinning Top

How To Make A Spinning Top Using A CD

Need a fun kid craft or activity for today? This tutorial DIY on How To Make A Spinning Top Using a CD is simple and awesome. And it’ll keep a kid busy while you check your email/Twitter/Facebook or drink your morning coffee… How To Make A Spinning Top Aside: my son calls this his bay […]