Birthday Party Ideas

How To Make An Easy Photo Backdrop

Recently, I have been searching for Birthday Party Ideas for my son. I certainly wanted easy birthday party ideas (as much as I love Pinterest and Martha Stewart…I’m no Martha). Since we all love to capture those special birthday party moments in photos, I was eager to learn how to make an easy photo backdrop for […]

Make Room For Play

Make Room For Play

I am a big proponent of reducing screen time to Make Room For Play. I “get” that my kids need computer time to do homework. I “get” that it’s fun to play video games. I “get” that favourite TV shows can be down time. You can’t eliminate screens in this modern age…but you can reduce them…and make […]

5 Active Games For Families

5 Active Games For Families

A few years ago, we bought an Xbox for our family. We aren’t really “gamers” – however – we wanted an indoor, physically active, family activity for the winter months. We have regular “Xbox-offs”; enjoying time together and fun exercise. Here are 5 Active Games For Families which will get your family moving… 5 Active Games For Families […]

Loot Bag Ideas

Loot Bag Ideas

Call them what you will: party favors, gift bags, party bags, goodie bags or loot bags – we are always in need of inspiration for easy and inexpensive loot bag ideas. To my kids – loot bags are the most important of birthday decorations and party supplies! That said, I’ve put together a list of […]

Easy Playdate Activity Ideas

Easy Playdate Activity Ideas

As a very experienced Mom, I know a thing or two about playdate activity ideas. Screen-free playdate activity ideas. I’ve put together 40 Easy Playdate Activity Ideas for little kids and big kids to help make your next playdate a little easier… BONUS Playdate Activity Idea: snacks are a must on a playdate! Serve this Red Fruit […]

7 New Family Movies on DVD

New Family Movies on DVD

One of my most favourite things is watching a family movie on Friday nights. It’s a blissful routine in our house. With school breaks, long car trips, and holiday blahs approaching I thought it timely to put together 7 New Family Movies on DVD (a little something for everyone from toddler to grown-up)… 7 New Family […]

#WW w linky – Gingerbread Build

#WW w linky Parent Club

Had a fun family field trip to the Habitat For Humanity GTA Gingerbread Build at the Ontario Science Centre this past weekend… Seriously glad we didn’t make this mess at my house! As always comments appreciated and links to your own #WordlessWednesday posts most welcome! For more family features follow Parent Club on Bloglovin  Twitter  Facebook  Pinterest  Instagram

Habitat For Humanity Gingerbread Build

Habitat For Humanity Gingerbread Build

Mark your calendars for a great family-friendly event -> Habitat For Humanity Gingerbread Build Dec 6/7 at the Ontario Science Centre. Habitat For Humanity Gingerbread Build Saturday December 6 or Sunday December 7. Choose your build shift: noon, 1:30pm, or 3:00pm Where:  Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto. Free parking provided for event participants. RSVP […]