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What to Look for When Choosing a Daycare for Your Child

Daycares, Toronto
Finding a daycare for your child can be overwhelming. Although children usually quickly adjust, are well entertained and highly stimulated, the steps taken to find the right daycare will be fraught with decisions. Here are a few tips to consider when researching daycares near you, in no particular order. Location: For me, this is an...

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...

Choosing the right sitter for your family


Finding a caregiver that’s the right fit for your family doesn’t have to be stressful! Here are a few tips to help you get started. Consider the unique needs of your kids: Look at what your child needs in a caregiver. If you have a super high-energy little one, maybe she responds best to calmness and structure to bring her back down to a functional pitch. Or perhaps your kids need someone who can run around and toss a ball to use up all that fabulous energy. If your child tends to be anxious, what kind of personality would best help him manage his feelings when you are apart?