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The New Science and Technology Museum Has Something for Everyone

After three years of construction and rebuilding the Canada Science and Technology Museum is set to open! Last month the kids and I got a sneak peek at the ZOOOM exhibit – a really fun hands on area for children aged 0-8 years old. We had a wonderful time…

Little Kickers Offers Fun and Learning

There are so many great programs out there for kids to be a part of these days. Often it is difficult to decide what to sign your child up for. I know I struggle with whether to put them in swimming, skating, soccer…maybe all of it, or even…

Exciting Unveiling at the Canada Science and Technology Museum

The new and fabulous Canada Science and Technology Museum is less than a month away from opening, and my family is pretty excited. We love Ottawa’s network of fabulous museums, and they are particularly useful during the winter months when we are looking for more indoor activities. So…

The New Mooney’s Bay Playground Delivers the Fun

The weather is improving and it looks like summer may finally be here to stay (let’s hope!). So, it felt like a good time to share my appreciation of the new Giver 150 playground at Mooney’s Bay Park. Have you checked it out yet? I&#8217…

Ottawa’s Best Hiking Trails for Families

Summer is right around the corner and with school getting out soon, it’s a great time of year to get outside and drag your kids along on a hike. Now, I say “hike” but some of the trails we do are pretty easy and some would…

Ottawa’s Best Kid-Friendly Coffee Shops

I’ve always enjoyed a good cup of coffee, but when I became a mom that cup of coffee became a necessity for making it through the day. However, as soon as you have kids you also discover how hard it is to actually sit and enjoy a hot…

The Best Spots for a Kid’s Birthday Party in Ottawa

A Birthday Celebration for Rowan and Lucas My kids’ birthdays are just a little over one week apart. Rowan is March 20, and Lucas was born on March 29th (two years between them).  While my kids are still young I have chosen to throw them one joint birthday party…

Sundays at the Museum Are Made for Families

It’s no secret how fabulous Ottawa’s many museums are. I’ve already documented my love for a few of them – The Museum of Nature and the Aviation and Space Museum, and I will get around to posting about all the others at some point…

Ottawa’s Best Pools for Families

Last week, I wrote about some of the best places in Ottawa to let your kids jump and run around. Now, I’m giving you some more indoor activity options with my list of the best Ottawa area pools to take the family. Going for a swim is one…

The Best Places in Ottawa to Let the Kids Run Wild

Winter is officially here, and it’s starting to get downright frigid outside. I love getting the kids outside to enjoy the snow and winter activities, but sometimes it’s  just too much work to get them all bundled up only to have them crying 15 minutes later…