Celebrate Earth Day!

April 19, 2019 1

Written by Catherine Skinner Celebrate Earth Day as a Family Here are some of our favourite ideas to celebrate Earth Day as a family: Clean Up – Show your kids good environmental stewardship by taking time […]


Easter Pictures in Niagara

April 18, 2019 0

Are you looking for somewhere to get Easter pictures taken of your little ones? Here are a few places offering Easter pictures in Niagara:   Places offering Easter pictures in Niagara:   Seaway Mall Easter […]

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Earth Day Events in Niagara

April 16, 2019 0

Whether you have toddlers at home or older kids, it’s never too early or late to teach them about the importance of keeping our planet clean and protecting Earth’s natural resources. Every little bit helps […]


Family-Friendly Weekend Events

April 10, 2019 0

Here are the top picks for family-friendly weekend events!   The Incredible Adventures of Mary Jane Mosquito – NOTL April 21, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Niagara on the Lake Community Centre, 14 Anderson Lane, Niagara on the Lake […]

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Summer Camp Guide

April 4, 2019 0

Are you looking for a summer camp for your kids this summer? Look no further! Niagara Families’ Summer Camp Guide is filled with lots of great listings of Summer Camps in Niagara for all ages. Sports […]


There is More to Expecting Than Expected

March 16, 2019 0

Written by Emily Pollak, MSW, RSW I remember being pregnant and reading the book, “What to expect when you are expecting” and it was a great read and I highly recommend it. However, I wish that […]

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Easter Egg Hunts in Niagara

March 15, 2019 2

Looking for Easter Egg Hunts in Niagara? There are so many to choose from, all with extra activities and lots of fun for the kids! West Lincoln Pelham St. Catharines Thorold Welland  Niagara Falls  Niagara […]


Sleeping Like a Baby

March 14, 2019 0

Written by Heather Boyd, O.T.   These are just some suggestions on how to cope with infant sleep issues. You decide what works best for your family.   When I became a mom for the […]

Things to Do

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Cheeky Monkeys’ Playland

May 5, 2014 0

Last week my kids and I let loose on the Niagara location of Cheeky Monkeys Playland. I don’t like playgrounds. As a child, I was taught never to climb too high, run too fast, or […]

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25 Rainy Day Activities for Kids

May 1, 2018 0

It doesn’t hurt to have a list of activities on hand for those days when the rain just doesn’t want to clear up. My kids have fun playing on their own but eventually become bored […]

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Family Day Trips (and Short Getaways) from Niagara

July 11, 2018 0

Even though the Niagara region has such amazing family fun attractions, sometimes it’s great to get away and explore new and different places. Whether you’re looking for a short day trip or a weekend getaway, […]

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Campgrounds in Niagara

July 25, 2018 0

Camping is a great Ontario summer tradition. Packing up the car, hitting the road and going on a camping adventure is a great way to spend quality time with the family. But sometimes you don’t […]

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Friendly Farms & Pick-Your-Own

May 29, 2018 0

Here is our list of friendly farms and pick-your-own farms in Niagara!   Our family-friendly and pick-your-own farm listings are organized by the town or city they are found in. Choose from the options below […]

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Bird Kingdom is a Niagara Paradise

May 12, 2014 0

Review written by Catherine Skinner It’s been a long time since I had a day trip with my father, so imagine my delight when he suggested that he join us for our excursion to Bird […]

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A Full Day of Adventure at Safari Niagara

July 1, 2014 1

When it comes to zoos, there are two camps. People either loathe the idea of keeping wild animals in cages, or they are resigned to the reality that without an opportunity to get up close […]

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Fun and Free Things to Do in Niagara This Summer

July 2, 2018 0

We’ve put together some fun and free things to do in Niagara this summer with kids!   Heartland Forest (8215 Heartland Forest Road, Niagara Falls) Heartland forest is a great nature area for the family […]

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    April 27, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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    April 27, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  3. Playhouse Build & Auction 2019

    April 28, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  4. YMCA Healthy Kids Day

    April 28, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    May 4, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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