Have fun learning about science at the MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto. Enter to win a MythBusters prize package from Tweenhood.ca

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition at Ontario Science Centre #Giveaway

Just because it's summer, doesn't mean your kids should stop learning. With the Ontario Science Centre's latest exhibition, MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition, learning about science has never been more cool - or fun! MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition uses interactive technology and a hands-on approach to explore the world of science … [Continue Reading]

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Shopping for Glasses at Shoppes of Angus Glen Optometry in Markham

Never before has shopping for glasses been so much fun! I remember the first time I admitted to my mom that I thought I needed glasses. I think I was in grade 7, and I was absolutely mortified by the idea of having to wear glasses. Glasses for kids didn’t seem to be very prevalent when I was growing up, and being a “geek” wasn’t cool at all. … [Continue Reading]

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Gaming, Comics, Sci Fi Rule Fan Expo Canada

Fan Expo Canada will once again be descending upon Toronto, bringing with it the best from the world of comics, sci fi, gaming, anime and horror. This pop culture convention attracts not only adults, but many young fans alike. Much of the fun is watching fans dress up as their favourite character. The main attraction are the celebrity guests … [Continue Reading]

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Social Media Can Be Beneficial

We know we share a lot of social media safety and we think it’s important that you know how to be safe online….but guess what, we actually love social media and we think the kids should be on it. We know how crazy is that! That doesn’t mean they need to be on every single platform that is out there. It does mean that you need to be #sociallysafe … [Continue Reading]

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So Your Tween Wants to be a Vegetarian? Healthy Eating Tips from Marni Wasserman

Healthy Eating for Teens and Tweens With plant-based diets growing in popularity, you may suddenly find yourself parent to a budding vegetarian. If you're concerned about your child getting the nutrition they need when all they seem interested in is pasta, potatoes and store bought veggie burgers, fear not! Making tasty well-rounded vegetarian … [Continue Reading]

Universal Child Care Benefit

Not sure what to do with your Universal Child Care Payments? We've got 5 great suggestions for you.

5 Ways to Spend Your Universal Child Care Benefit Payments

Bank accounts of parents across Canada saw a sizeable injection of cash this week, as the revised Universal Child Care Benefit came into effect. Previously, under the Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB), parents received monthly payments of $100 per child under the age of 6. Now, those payments have increased to $160 per child under the age of … [Continue Reading]

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Gaming, Comics, Sci Fi Rule Fan Expo Canada

Fan Expo Canada will once again be descending upon Toronto, bringing with it the best from the world of comics, sci fi, gaming, anime and horror. This pop culture convention attracts not only adults, … [Continue Reading]

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition at Ontario Science Centre #Giveaway

Just because it's summer, doesn't mean your kids should stop learning. With the Ontario Science Centre's latest exhibition, MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition, learning about science has never been … [Continue Reading]

5 Ways to Spend Your Universal Child Care Benefit Payments

Bank accounts of parents across Canada saw a sizeable injection of cash this week, as the revised Universal Child Care Benefit came into effect. Previously, under the Universal Child Care Benefit … [Continue Reading]

Canada’s Wonderland VIP Cabanas Great Addition to Water Park

Canada's Wonderland just got even bigger this summer with the addition of the new poolside VIP cabana rentals in the amusement park's super amazing Splash Works water park. I've been here twice this … [Continue Reading]

Volunteer Ideas for Tweens

If your tween has a little (or a lot!) of spare time on their hands this summer, why not encourage them to do some volunteer work? Volunteering is a wonderful way to develop new skills, meet … [Continue Reading]

Easy Sewing Tutorials for American Girl Dolls

We found 5 easy sewing tutorials that girls can do this summer when they're taking a break from the sun or on a rainy day. These tutorials are suited for American Girl or similar 18" size dolls. Girls … [Continue Reading]

Google Offers Free Virtual Camp for Kids

Hey parents, if you're looking for an economical way to combat the "I'm bored" syndrome this summer, Google can help. Camp Google, a free virtual camp geared for kids ages 7-10, will keep them busy … [Continue Reading]

A Trip to the Big Apple with Tweens

Travelling with teens and tweens in New York City while keeping everyone happy? With some planning and flexibility, it is possible! New York is a city that knows how to eat, learn and play, just … [Continue Reading]

Cineplex Family Favourites $2.99 Matinees – Summer 2015 Schedule

Are you looking for a cheap family outing this summer, or something to keep the kids busy for a couple of hours on a rainy day? We're happy to let you know that Cineplex is offering its popular … [Continue Reading]

Summer 2015 Must See Films

You know summer has arrived when blockbuster films are slated to open in July and August. This summer, look for Marvel to rule and plenty of sequels to keep you coming back for more. Many of the … [Continue Reading]

Blue Jays Alumni Instruct Youth at Blue Jays Honda Super Camps

My 11-year-old son has tried many sports and activities over the years but nothing has ever captured his interest. He was fond of just about everything but didn't love anything. This summer, we signed … [Continue Reading]

Free Tech Camps at an Apple Store Near You

  Tweens love their technology and as a parent, I love to find ways for them to nurture their love of technology in creative and fun ways. However, the options available are often costly … [Continue Reading]

So Your Tween Wants to be a Vegetarian? Healthy Eating Tips from Marni Wasserman

Healthy Eating for Teens and Tweens With plant-based diets growing in popularity, you may suddenly find yourself parent to a budding vegetarian. If you're concerned about your child getting the … [Continue Reading]

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Showcases Canadian Athletes

After years of planning, all eyes will be on Canada as the 2015 Pan American Games descends upon Toronto July 10th-26th, with the Parapan American Games to follow August 7th-15th. With 7,000+ … [Continue Reading]

Thank You Letter to a Special Teacher

My son is graduating from Grade 8 this week, and I'm riding a roller coaster of emotions. I'm proud of how far he has come, nervous (scared to death?) of how the transition to high school will go and … [Continue Reading]

Shopping for Glasses at Shoppes of Angus Glen Optometry in Markham

Never before has shopping for glasses been so much fun! I remember the first time I admitted to my mom that I thought I needed glasses. I think I was in grade 7, and I was absolutely mortified by … [Continue Reading]

Hollywood North: Blockbuster Movies Filmed in Canada

It's no secret that Canada is a popular location for Hollywood filmmakers. Take a look at the famous movies that were filmed in Canada. Twilight Saga - British Columbia The series of Twilight movies … [Continue Reading]

TODAY ONLY – Save 20% on Mabel’s Labels Camp Combo Packs!

*This post contains affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on the links. 20% Off Mabel's Labels Camp Combo Pack with the Flip Flop Icon Did you know that … [Continue Reading]

Support Because I am a Girl with a Pink LemonAid Stand this Summer

Nothing says summer like a neighbourhood lemonade stand! But instead of raising money to buy candy or the latest video game, why not encourage your kids to raise money for a worthy cause … [Continue Reading]

Minecraft Online Summer Camp Kids Can Do from Home

SPONSORED POST Minecraft is a pixelated digital building blocks video game that has quickly become popular because it offers something for all ages and skill levels. Both my kids have been hooked for … [Continue Reading]