Parenting Resources

Independent Book Stores
Guide to the Best Family-Friendly Independent Book Stores in Toronto

Books rock! Our family has lost track of time hanging out in our city’s many amazing stores, more times than I count. While there are always national and international chains and numerous online sellers, there’s something more personal and thoughtful about shopping from our local bookstores. In addition, many have
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Toy Gift Stores
Guide to the Best Independent Toy and Gift Stores in Toronto (Expanded and Updated for 2023)

There are lots of terrific independent stores in Toronto where you can find your family some amazing gifts without lining the pockets of a rich CEO. With so many choices, you’ll have no trouble finding your kids the perfect present while supporting your local economy, anytime of year. Many stores
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School Board Calendars
School Board Calendars in Toronto and the GTA

It’s time to prepare for the upcoming school year… here in Ontario, classes start right after Labour Day! Take note of all the PA Days and vacation times in order to make it easier to plan your year around the kids’ studies. Here, you can find links for all of
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