Monthly Archives: June 2012
One thing that always bummed me out when taking my son out to eat was the mess we left behind. I always do my best to clean up but sometimes the floor just looks like a food whirlwind has been through the place! Neatnik Saucer High Chair Cover The Neatnik Saucer is designed to help keep food and toys on the table and off the floor! It’s also designed to fit well in restaurant-style high chairs. The saucer comes in a variety of designs including the Rome which features a write and wipe surface to keep your little ones busy … Continue reading
Fun Ways with Ice Cream! By Toronto4Kids.com Summer has just kicked in so it’s the perfect time to enjoy what kids love most: Ice Cream! When the weather is hot, we all scream for ice cream! So why not make your own ice cream with the kids and then have fun with it! Here’s a recipe alomg with some cool & creative ways to eat it! Kids can make this simple recipe out of a plastic baggie!
Summer is officially here and kids all over the place are out of school, or soon to be, and excited to get out and enjoy the weather. Most of us begin the summer with an eager attitude, usually before the boredom sets in and you’re left anxiously awaiting for the new school year. No matter if you are enjoying a staycation or a vacation this summer, every parent needs to keep summer safety tips in mind to keep little and big kids alike safe and healthy.
I’ve been on the sleepover camp scene for a loooong time, really my entire life minus a few formative years. I started going away to camp the summer before I turned six. Now, before you get ready to lynch my parents, understand that I loved it more than anything!! I was supposed to go for one month, and I asked if I could stay longer. In the end, I was away for six weeks, and I never looked back, remaining a die-hard camper until I was 21 years old and head staff. My kids go to sleep over camp too, … Continue reading
Since getting an iPad2 I have had so much fun finally being able to take part in app reviews, downloading and being a part of modern technology. I still don’t use a cell phone so I am a little behind but at least I have my iPad! I recently had the pleasure to review the Tangled app for my son. Who says Fairy Tales are just for girls? We love Disney and I knew this would be a hit. It’s engaging and entertaining and my son had a lot of fun with the games that it comes with and voice … Continue reading
Welcome to Fan Friday here at PTPA! Today we have an amazing prize we know you’ll love!! From the world’s #1 travel guide publisher comes Lonely Planet’s Not For Parents, a new series that will inspire a whole new generation of travelers to discover the world’s most exciting places. Journey through various places in the world with fascinating trivia and stats, including epic events, wild ‘n wacky critters, and fascinating tales! The Not For Parents series fills a gap in travel and geography publishing for children. 3 Lucky winners will recieve: The Not For Parents gift pack! Including a copy … Continue reading
It seems as though when you have children – privacy and personal space just go out the window. Sometimes you just want to lock yourself away. Image Source: © Silvia Ganora | Dreamstime.com I cannot use the washroom or be in the washroom without little feet, or slightly bigger little feet, following me inside. I like to have baths, even in the morning sometimes in place of my regular shower, just to relax and have some time to myself. But soon I can hear the pitter-patter of little feet coming in, followed by little face with a big smile saying “hi … Continue reading
This Father’s Day the gift I’m giving Daddy-o is the reminder that I will try very hard not to be any of the archetypes I described a few years and a few kids ago. Any of these sound familiar? 1) The Critic: You know when dad is bathing the newborn and you think the water is the wrong temperature and that he picked the wrong towel? And you know how you keep correcting him while he’s bathing the baby? This is the pattern that emerges: – Dad attempts to interact with and care for baby; – Mom disapproves and ‘helps’ … Continue reading