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Apple Picking Near Toronto & The GTA

Apple Picking Near Toronto & The GTA
  Pick-your-own fruit is a beloved family tradition for us, and it is officially apple picking season! Fruit picking is a great way for the whole ...

The Never-Ending ‘Clean Up’ Cycle

The Never-Ending ‘Clean Up’ Cycle
If you're a parent, there’s no doubt that you've experienced (or are experiencing) the never-ending clean up cycle involved with raising kids, espe...

Cantonese Resources for Children

Cantonese Resources for Children
Our native language is Cantonese, and as such, we felt it important for our own children to grow up learning Cantonese too. Here are some free Can...

National Film Board of Canada - Kids Films

National Film Board of Canada - Kids Films
Did you know that The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is over 80 years old?! It has a huge collection of films, most of it free, that includes ...

Getting Outdoors: Q&A With Wonder Outdoor School

Getting Outdoors: Q&A With Wonder Outdoor School
Photo courtesy of Wonder Outdoor School As parents, we do our best to model the type of behaviour we hope our children will internalize. However, w...

Camping With Babies: Tips by Wonder Outdoor School

Camping With Babies: Tips by Wonder Outdoor School
Photo courtesy of Wonder Outdoor School If you’ve ever wanted to take a camping trip but thought, “how could I possibly go camping when I have a b...

Painting Rock Bugs

Painting Rock Bugs
Bugs can be creepy and crawly, not to mention ouchie when they bite or sting, but not these super adorable googly-eyed painted rock bugs. This su...

6 Ways You Can Support Indigenous Peoples On Canada Day (And Every Day)

6 Ways You Can Support Indigenous Peoples On Canada Day (And Every Day)
  Indigenous peoples—First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples—are the original inhabitants of the land of Canadian soil. They have distinct, rich, ...

Leading by Example: How To Muster Courage & Strength When It's Needed The Most

Leading by Example: How To Muster Courage & Strength When It's Needed The Most

As we approach Father’s Day, we want to share the story of Tim Tutsch and his family who showed amazing tenacity and strength in the face of every parent's worst nightmare.

Making Art With Nature

Making Art With Nature
There is nothing better about summer weather than being outside and communing with nature. But more recently, kids are spending less and less time ...

The Best Corny Dad Jokes

The Best Corny Dad Jokes
Did you know that studies led by René Proyer, a psychologist at the University of Zurich, show that people who are playful appear to be better at c...

10 Delicious Donut Facts For National Donut Day

10 Delicious Donut Facts For National Donut Day
Here at Jenny & Andy, we just love a sweet, pillowy, sprinkled donut. So much so that we had to get it printed on our towels, wash cloths, pl...