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Finding the Right Nanny for your Family

Thinking that a nanny is the best option for childcare needs and don’t know where to start or what to look into? Here are some basic tips when starting your hunt for the perfect caregiver for your family. Where do we start to look? Ask your friends and family who have nannies; ask nannies in your area if they know anyone; go to local Facebook community pages, like Lawrence Park Community. You can also use an agency to help you recruit, especially if time is a limitation. What are your childcare needs? Before looking, jot down your family childcare needs. Start with what a typical day looks like: pick up/ drop offs at preschool, house cleaning, meal prep, feeding your child and bathing them, for...

Ava’s Help: Toronto Camp Guide 2017

Summer 2017
It’s that time of year when parents start thinking about SUMMER! Yes, before you know it, that school bell will be ringing and your kids will be running into your arms for 8 whole weeks :) Some of us cringe at the thought of this, others can't wait. Either way, some of you are thinking about what to do with those lovely little people. So, I have put together a North Toronto camp guide. Email me at amy@avashelp.com if you feel like I am missing or have gotten some details wrong; I’m still learning how to be a camp mom! Also, don't be afraid to do NOTHING during the summer -- sometimes it can be even more fun. Click on the link below for full listing of...

Looking for a date night with some mystery and surprise?

Check out The Secret Sessions: THE MOVIE EXPERIENCE. What is The MOVIE EXPERIENCE by The Secret Sessions? Picture this: watching a movie while also getting to be on set and interacting live  with the characters from the movie. So, is it like I am in the movie? Yes! Everyone is part of the cast, including you ;) What movie is it? Now that’s part of the surprise – but you’ll have some hints along the way. Guessing is part of the fun! What instructions will I receive? After you buy your ticket you will be told what you need to wear/ bring, then 1 days before the event, the exact location will be revealed. What happens if I don’t follow the instructions? This is meant...