Call me crazy but I do love summers in the city. Whether you’re playing tourist or touring around tourists, there are so many Toronto destinations, activities and festivals to fill nine weeks of summer vacation. We’ve pulled together some of our favourites and added in some new adventures that we have been eyeing to check … More 51 THINGS TO DO THIS SUMMER WITH KIDS IN TORONTO
Hilary Leung Artist, Illustrator, Author Toronto dad Hilary Leung is one of the friendliest most creative people I know. The author, illustrator and all-around-awesome dad in TOw is the co-creator behind the kid books Legend of Ninja Cowboy Bear (first self-published in 2009 now with Kids Can Press) and more recently Stego-cumulus (Scholastic, 2018) and … More Dads in T.O. – Author and Illustrator Hilary Leung
We love discovering independent bookstores and I can’t believe it took us this long to discover Mabel’s Fables in Toronto’s Mount Pleasant area. This neighbourhood staple has been on the same corner for decades, and this year it’s celebrating its 30th birthday! The two-story store is bright, inviting and is solidly stacked with reads for … More Mabel’s Fables Book Store
How do you tell your mom you love them on Mother’s Day? Well, hopefully you do it every day. But on this special big day dedicated to celebrating moms, we put together some gift ideas to say ‘thank you” made-in-Toronto style. Best Mom Ever. The message itself is enough to melt her heart, but package … More Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Moms in T.O.
What’s for lunch? A big platter of Texas BBQ. The boys and I took dad in TOw for a belated birthday lunch at Adamson Barbecue – one of Toronto’s most sought spots for Central Texas-style BBQ. The lunch-time restaurant is tucked away in an industrial park in Leaside. We went on the stormiest spring day, … More Adamson Barbecue with Kids in TOw