7 “On Track” Train Adventures for Halifax Kids

Most children seem to go through a train fascination stage. Whether it’s Thomas or Chuggington, or just an excitement whenever you get stopped at the train crossing, there’s something about those engines that children adore. Luckily Halifax has plenty to choo-choo-choose from for these kids, both in the city and within about an hour of the city limits.

How To Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Tots

My kids have a pretty firm 7:15 bedtime that sees them asleep by 8:00 at the latest so *HELL, NO* we’re not keeping the kids up till midnight on New Year’s Eve. For now we make New Year’s Eve a special celebration that ends at their regular bedtime. Here are some of our favourite ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve with little kids who need to be asleep MUCH earlier than midnight.

FREE Summer Swimming Lessons for Halifax Kids

This article was originally published in the Chronicle Herald’s weekly community papers and has been republished here with their permission. I was that parent who had her child in swimming lessons at three months old. Obviously I knew she wasn’t actually going to learn how to swim as a newborn but I felt very stronglyContinue reading “FREE Summer Swimming Lessons for Halifax Kids”

8 Halifax Activities for Toddlers & Preschoolers

This list goes beyond the common programs that most kids are signed up for, like soccer and dance, and provides something a little out of the ordinary, offered right in the Halifax region, to consider exposing your kids to.

Trick or Tot: Five Hali-ween Activities for Itsy Bitsy Haligonians

Truth time: personally, I never liked Halloween. I mean, the candy part is awesome; the dressing up part, not so much…but little kids in costumes? ADORBS.  I’ve embraced Halloween since becoming a parent and, despite having September babies, they have both had costumes every year since they were born. Last year they went as MickeyContinue reading “Trick or Tot: Five Hali-ween Activities for Itsy Bitsy Haligonians”

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