There are so many children’s apparel shops around, but it’s hard to find stores that offer a more limited collection of unique pieces rather than row after row of the same brand/styles. It gets boring and monotonous. It seems as though you need to visit/shop through European stores in order to get that kind of selection. There are several online stores that do carry many of these pieces but they are located in the UK. chAlk is a new location just opened last month and sells a curated collection of lifestyle driven youth apparel and accessories inspired by high quality […] Continue reading →

This photo of Centreville Amusement Park is courtesy of TripAdvisor If you are heading to Toronto, Ontario in the near future, or even if you live in Ontario and are looking for some ideas on what to do and where to go, I’ve put together a full travel guide for TripAdvisor, listing some great spots for traveling families, budget travelers and those looking for ‘hidden gems’ and places that are off the beaten path. Toronto was actually named as TripAdvisor’s “Traveler’s Choice” for 2012, and after taking a look at everything the city has to offer, it is easy to […] Continue reading →

Get excited Canadians, because Toronto is about to get a brand new attraction (and what a fabulous attraction that is!). Ripley’s Entertainment has officially begun building a $130 million dollar world-class family aquarium in Toronto. Set to open during the summer of 2013. this new facility will offer something exciting for everyone from toddlers and pre-schoolers to retired grandparents. The McGuinty government is in full support according to Michael Chan (I guess so!): “The McGuinty government is proud to support the development of the first Ripley’s Aquarium in Canada,” said Michael Chan, Ontario Minister of Tourism and Culture. “Getting an […] Continue reading →

Are you looking for something fun to do with your family and children this weekend? If you live in Toronto or around the outskirts of the city, I’ve put together some of the biggest and most exciting events going on during Easter long weekend. The Toronto Zoo, Casa Loma and Centre Island are all holding their own special event and I have all the details, information, times and prices put together on Traveling Mom. Yes, that’s me! Toronto Traveling Mom ;). I met the lovely Kim Orlando during an event earlier this year and she is doing some amazing things […] Continue reading →

The luxurious 4-Diamond InterContinental Toronto Centre on Front Street, is offering a March Break package inviting and encouraging families to come together, have fun and experience a wide range of exciting activities during their stay. The hotel is located on Front Street, Toronto’s famed Entertainment District, close vicinity to many of Toronto’s best restaurants and shopping. You are also only steps away from the Rogers Centre, Hockey Hall of Fame, Air Canada Centre and CN Tower! The March Break family package starts from $159.00 per room per night Canadian and includes one night accommodation in a superior guestroom, valet parking, […] Continue reading →

Happy Canada Day to all our Canadian readers! If you live in the Toronto vicinity, you might want to check out a fabulous event hosted by Wonder+, in partnership with KidSport(TM) Canada and The City of Toronto. Starting at 5 p.m today, kids and their families will be able to experience the joys of active living at a fun, fitness-oriented Canada Day event featuring Canadian Olympic Gold Medalists and the first annual Wonder+ Canada Day Dash. Festivities fit for the whole family will kick off in Toronto’s Mel Lastman Square at 5 pm sharp with the Wonder+ Canada Day Dash […] Continue reading →

Toronto’s newest landmark, the luxurious Ritz-Carlton and The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton are getting ready to open their doors for Summer 2010. This 53-story, luxury five-star hotel and condominium residence in downtown Toronto will be an architectural masterpiece containing both classic and contemporary design. 267 rooms and 135 condominium residences will be divided into three main areas. Storeys 6-20 will contain all of the rooms and facilities for hotel guests while the condominium residences will be located on storeys 22-52 (a private lobby and amenity centre for residents will be located on the 21st and 22nd storey). At story 26, the […] Continue reading →