Wooden Toy Shops for Kids in Ottawa

Wooden toys have picked up popularity in the last few years and there’s good reasons for it – they’re more sustainable, sturdier and just plain beautiful to look at.  Here are fourteen wooden toys shops for kids based right here in Ottawa, Ontario! Wooden toy shops are listed in alphabetical order.  We love wooden toys […]

Why We Love Our Ikea FLISAT Table!

Chances are if you’re a parent you’ve heard about the Ikea FLISAT table. Here’s the top reasons why we’ve loved having our Ikea sensory table for our three kids and home daycare! We have had our Ikea FLISAT table for a few years now. We bought it when our twins were babies enjoying their first […]

Five Postpartum Gifts We Should Start Giving

Entering the fourth trimester can bring on a lot of emotions and a great lack of sleep. Here are five postpartum gifts we should start giving to ease new parents into parenthood!  Thinking back to being a first time parent one of the things I wish I had been given was not more receiving blankets […]

CANADIAN SECONDHAND STORES FOR KIDS YOU CAN SHOP ON INSTAGRAM

With a rise in secondhand shopping for kids there have been a number of shopping options being made available – including secondhand stores for kids you can shop directly on Instagram! If there is one thing I can love about this pandemic, despite wanting to hate every aspect of it, it’s how varied and accessible […]

CANADIAN KIDS PLAY COUCHES

Some may look at them and think they’re useless but I think kids play couches are here to stay.  Ever heard of the infamous Nugget couch that can be impossibly hard to buy – especially in Canada?  It’s the OG in the realm of kids play couches – well, so long as we don’t count […]

PERFECT EASTER BASKET ITEMS FROM MODERN RASCALS UNDER $20

Easter is almost here – time to start buying the perfect Easter basket items!  Every year I end up in a panicked rush at the store right before Easter, scrounging up what I can for the kids to open and hunt for on Easter morning. You know, the cheap chocolate eggs and the remaining plastic […]

TESTING THE TERI CO SMALL FRY MATS

A vegan leather play mat I can wash with water? Teri Co had me sold at first sight, but I couldn’t resist putting the Teri Co Small Fry Mats to the test!  Product in this review is sponsored but all opinions are my own.  A kids mat that I can easily clean with a baby […]

OTTAWA SECONDHAND STORES FOR KIDS YOU CAN SHOP FROM HOME!

Looking for some Ottawa secondhand stores for kids you can shop from home? I’ve got you covered! I have been actively promoting thrifting as an option for parents for quite a few years now  as it has many great benefits. It’s a better choice for your wallet, it saves items from heading to landfill and […]

BEST POSTPARTUM GIFT IDEAS

What kind of gifts would a new parent love to be gifted? I asked my Instagram community what their best postpartum gift ideas were to find out! After making a fun reel highlighting underrated postpartum gifts we should start normalizing I wanted to find out what other kinds of gifts should be included. What gifts […]

WHY WE LOVE LITTLE REBELS MUSIC CLASS

With her charming smile and fun songs, these classes are an engaging and entertaining way to learn and that’s why we love Little Rebels music class so much!  THIS POST WAS SPONSORED BY LITTLE REBELS BUT ALL OPINIONS ARE MY OWN.  I’m presuming when you hear the words ‘music class’ you immediate think of instruments, […]

TOP FIVE PRODUCTS FOR NEW TWIN PARENTS

There are so many products to choose from when it comes to having a baby – what is actually necessary for having twins? Here’s the top five products for new twin parents that I could not have survived the fourth trimester without.  When we found out we were having twins I immediately started compiling a […]

CANADIAN THRIFT STORES FOR KIDS YOU CAN SHOP ONLINE

Living in a pandemic may have made our usual thrifting options harder to access – luckily there is a booming market of thrift stores for kids online! Did you know the textile and fashion industry is the second largest polluter on the planet? We’ve been living through years of fast fashion shopping and dumping without […]