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
LEGO pretty much rules our house. So it’s always a treat to get out of the house to have new brick-building experience with our little LEGO fans in TOw. The latest destination is the new SPACE MISSION exhibit at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto in Vaughan. This is where – for a limited time – visitors … More NEW: SPACE MISSION at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto