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Afternoon Adventures: Biking With a Toddler in Hamilton

Spring is finally here and we’re getting ourselves set up to enjoy the nice weather!  One thing I’m definitely excited about is getting our our bikes and hitting the trails with our toddler!  I thought I’d do a quick run down of our favourite bike trailers for kids and pups— the Croozer! Back when we lived in […]

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Fostering a Love of Reading- Favourite Books at Age 2

We spent part of Saturday afternoon at Sherwood Library, enjoying their large kids area and huge selection of books.  Toddler enjoyed the train table, which is slightly different than our local library (Concession), as well as the selection of puzzles, blocks, magnets and Duplo.  Because of the holiday weekend we were the only ones there […]

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Easter is Just Around the Corner— rain or shine, here’s what Hamilton has to offer for children this weekend!

In our household we skipped Easter for the last two years because we felt that our little guy was too young to understand what was going on.  We’ve done the same with Santa so far as well.  However, now that he’s over two he seems to be interested in the idea of the Easter bunny this year […]

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Hamilton Toddler Adventures: a Friday morning at Soccerworld’s Bouncers and Balls

Disclaimer: We were provided entry into Soccerworld for this morning’s Bouncers and Balls session in exchange for our honest review. All opinions are our own. About a month ago I was searching for toddler soccer programs since our child is proving to be much more adept than we are at coordinating himself to kick, throw […]

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Our Favourite Things: The Learning Tower aka Montessori Tower

If you’re a follower of @happygreylucky on Instagram, you’ve no doubt seen the Learning Tower, also called a Montessori Tower, featured often in her pictures. Once I had my baby, I knew that we’d implement the learning tower in our home as well— it’s a total sanity saver in our home! I’ll start off by […]

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March Break Guide: Free and Frugal Activities in Hamilton for March Break 2019!

March Break is upon us in Hamilton and I know just from weekends with my toddler that it can be hard to think of ideas for how to keep him busy and having fun.  Are you wondering what to do in Hamilton this March Break? I thought I’d put together a list of all of […]

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Fostering a Love of Reading- Best Books at Age 1

A while ago I shared our favourite books from when baby was around 6-12 months old, so I thought I’d do another post to share what reading has looked like for us between 12-18 months! In addition to adding books to baby’s night time routine, by this point I also added books to the areas […]

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Afternoon Adventures: Escape the Winter Weather at Westmount Recreation Centre Pool!

One thing husband and I love to do, especially in the winter, is swim.  When we moved into our newly renovated house in Hamilton after living in Waterdown for a year, we quickly researched the nearest pool to our home.  It turns out we are super lucky and live within a ten minute drive of […]

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Afternoon Adventures: Fall Festival at Brantwood Farms

Fall is officially here and although I’m bummed that summer is over I’m happy that we can head outside without sweating our faces off and enjoy crisp, sunny fall days! Last weekend my husband was away and I wanted to make sure I kept little one busy out of the house so we didn’t get […]

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Afternoon Adventures: Visiting the barnyard animals, raptors and bison at Mountsberg Conservation Area

We are embracing every last drop of summer over here so when I found out today was going to be a warm, sunny one I packed little one up and we headed out to Mountsberg Conservation Area in Campbellville. About a 35 minute trek from Hamilton, it’s worth the trek to Mountsberg! We spent about […]

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