What to do in Toronto with Kids in TOw: Recent Posts



My favourite time of year – peach season! Ontario’s garden goodness is overflowing at farmers’ markets across Toronto. But instead of picking up a basket of the local sweetness, we headed southwest to fill our own at Parkway Orchards. The pick-your-own fruit farm...

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Lavender fields forever. About an hour’s drive west of Toronto are fields of purple – and, on the day we visited, a whole lot of people obsessed with these pretty purple plants. Terre Bleu Lavender Farm in Milton is a family-run farm, growing eight...

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Paddling the Humber River

It’s one of those nature-in-the-city moments when you feel like you’ve left the city if not for the odd view of a high rise or the CN Tower poking out in the distance. Our latest escape from the city was on the Humber River, the main branch that flows 126 km from the...

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Moms in T.O.

A local series inspired by the creative and courageous projects by Toronto moms, featuring these super-women’s personal stories, their current realities and what they love about the city.

Product reviews 

Hydaway Bottle

Say hello to our new family of reusable collapsable water bottles. The Hydaway bottles are so light and easy to throw in any bag (and they are leak-proof and dishwasher safe.) Not yet available in Toronto stores – order online until then!

Books in TOw: Will Bear Share? Will Sheep Sleep?

New board books by Toronto writer, illustrator and dad in T.O. Hilary Leung (of the Ninja, Cowboy, Bear and Stego-cumulus fame.)

Q is for Quinn

Introducing mismatched socks that actually match! Q is for Quinn is a new local business created by a Toronto mom. Each collection has three socks and patterns of grippy, don’t-slide-off seamless toe socks made from certified organic cotton. Accompanying books also available.

Maker Bean Café

3D printing + laser cutting + coffee (and for kids in TOw, rainbow hot chocolate!) The Maker Bean Café is located at the Ontario Science Centre and a NEW location at 1052 Bloor St. West. Workshops and summer camps available.