French in Toronto

French in Toronto

Whether you’re francophone, francophile, have kids in French Immersion or parle un peu, chances are you’ve come across French in city. Ontario makes up the biggest French language community in Canada (outside of Quebec) with more than 600,000 francophones. Almost 10...
The Monkey Vault

The Monkey Vault

Earlier this winter, a group of ‘youngsters’ – an adventurous gang of 30-something moms – jumped at the chance to try out The Monkey Vault Movement Training Centre, Canada’s only parkour gym. Parkour, sometimes referred to as freerunning, often conjures up images of...
mini MOCCA

mini MOCCA

Kids and contemporary art. I usually like to keep them separate, saving gallery-going for me-time moments. But I was more than happy to have these two worlds meet during the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art’s newest program mini MOCCA, a series of hands-on...
Pawsitively Pets

Pawsitively Pets

Can we have a dog? I get this question from time to time. While the answer continues to be no (reasons I’ll save for another post), I want my kids to have a chance to nuture their love for animals, even if we don’t have a live-in pet. I turned to Pawsitively...