Posts Tagged ‘featured’

  • Activities for kids in Toronto: Summer Photography Projects

    on Jul 16, 12 • in For Kids • with 4 Comments

    Kaleda's Photo Collage

    Children are born photographers. They take pictures of things that make them happy. And this is a fundamental of any artistic endeavor. If your kid is curious about cameras and taking pictures, there are a number of photo-themed projects perfect for that summer day or two when you can’t figure out what to do with them. Recently, I’ve become interested in teaching photography to kids through projects that encourages self-expression, critical thinking, and an awareness of the visual world around them, while also stimulating a love for reading and writing. What more could you ask

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  • Madison Beauty Studio Where Your Inner Calm Awaits

    on Jul 4, 12 • in Live • with Comments Off

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    Located in my favourite part of midtown Toronto, Mount Pleasant Village; Madison Beauty Studio is more than just another Toronto nail bar. The salon has recently reopened with new owners who have over 15 years of experience in the beauty and spa industry and their expertise has transformed Madison from a neighbourhood nail bar into an oasis of calm and wellness.  Pamper Your Nails Madison has a great menu of manicure and pedicure options available while you relax in their lounger chairs and receive the pampering you deserve. All of their employees are certified aestheticians and

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  • Where to eat in Toronto: Friendly Midtown Grill At Imbiss Restaurant

    on Jun 22, 12 • in Eat, Live, Restaurants and Cafes • with 2 Comments

    Where to eat in Toronto, Imbiss Restaurant

    Located in the heart of midtown Toronto at Mount Pleasant and Eglinton, Imbiss Restaurant is a little treasure loved by area residents and hungry high school students alike. Situated on the north side of Eglinton, just East of Mount Pleasant Imbiss’s narrow entrance may feel like a take out only spot but past the front of house kitchen is a seating area for dinning in. Imbiss has a breakfast, lunch and dinner menu and daily combo specials that make it easy to grab a meal for under $10. Their menu offers a diverse range of

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  • Natural & Organic baby food: Your Baby Will Love Baby Gourmet

    on Jun 20, 12 • in Buy, For Kids • with 3 Comments

    Baby Gourmet

    When entrepreneur extrodinaire Jennifer Broe became a first time mom she realized very quickly that most baby food on the market was less than appealing and she didn’t want to feed her new baby anything she wouldn’t eat herself. What Jennifer longed for were healthy options that smelled and tasted like real food, that her daughter would enjoy. Growing up in a home where healthy meals were made from scratch the thought of making her own food quickly became a reality. With the help of her sister Jill Vos, Jennifer began using family loved recipes

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  • Indoor activities for kids at Smock Cafe; Where Food Meets Play In a Nutritious Way

    on Jun 13, 12 • in Eat, Restaurants and Cafes • with 1 Comment

    Indoor activites for kids at Smock Cafe

    Though only a few weeks old, Smock Cafe and Wonder Workshop is already buzzing with activity. Toddlers playing with quaint wooden toys, moms meeting for mom groups, children huddled around the two long crafts tables, hands sticky with glue and paint. Located on the Roncesvalles strip just south of Dundas West, this nascent spot exudes a charm that is at once homey and fantastical. The ambiance radiates whimsy – childish wonder mixed with the finesse of a well trained artist’s eye. Smock Cafe has thought of everything – scrumptious, nutritious food, mostly organic and mostly

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  • Toronto’s Best Mom Blog of 2012: Reasons Mommy Drinks!

    on Jun 5, 12 • in Best • with 12 Comments

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    The results are in for your favourite mom blog of 2012! And we are excited to announce the winner is the hilarious Reasons Mommy Drinks written by Fiona Stevenson and Lyranda Martin Evans. Here is what Fiona and Lyranda had to say about their win: “Fiona and Lyranda of www.ReasonsMommyDrinks.com are thrilled to be voted #1 Mom blog by the readers of Toronto Mom Now. Seriously, thrilled. So thrilled we had to pop open the champagne. Not real champagne; no Mom can afford that. It was sparking pear juice. From Ikea. Stay tuned for more

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  • Vote for your Favourite Toronto Mom Blogs of 2012

    on May 28, 12 • in Best • with 99 Comments

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    Show your support in the comments below and on the Toronto Mom Now Facebook page! We asked for your nominations for our Top 30 Toronto Mom Bloggers list. We reviewed them all, and chose our top 30. Last week, we introduced all of our fabulous 2012 bloggers to you. And they really are fabulous. But don’t take our word for it – check them out for yourself: Top 30 Toronto Mom Bloggers 1-6 | 7-12 | 13-18 | 19-24 | 25-30 We consider every one of our Top 30 Toronto Mom Bloggers to be winners,

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  • Plays in Toronto: Toronto Mom Now does Opening Night of West Side Story

    on May 17, 12 • in Do, Live, Theatre • with Comments Off

    Plays in Toronto: West Side Story

    On Wednesday May 9th Aubrey Dan, President of Dancap Productions kicked off the opening performance of West Side Story at the Toronto Centre For The Arts with a witty speech and welcome to famed media guests in attendance. Mr. Dan also reminded us what a classic this show is and after seeing West Side Story I can say, it truly is a timeless tale. I know some of our readers are theatre buffs but for those who don’t know, West Side Story is also known as the theatrical show that almost never happened due to

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  • Child Modeling: Picking an Agency

    on May 17, 12 • in Live • with 23 Comments

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    Think that your child’s cute face should be displayed for all to see on Gerber jars or packages of Pampers diapers?  Well, you’re probably not alone.  Most parents think that their child is the most beautiful baby in the world; and my husband and I were no different.  If you’re looking to get your child into modeling / acting, here’s some information on the process based on our experience. There are three main children modeling agencies in Toronto including Minor details, Kamera Kids (part of Sutherland Models), and Carolyn’s Model & Talent Agency.  To sign up with Minor

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  • Earth Day Round Up from The Toronto Zoo

    on May 1, 12 • in Live • with Comments Off

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    Toronto Mom Now spent earth day 2012 at the Zoo where we partied for the planet with hundreds of other animal lovers and learned some valuable lessons about going green. Parents, children and teachers either learned or were reminded that when we make small changes in our everyday lives it has a profound impact on the preservation of our environment and endangered species. With all the controversy the Toronto Zoo has been under about the possible move of their beloved elephants, we are pleased to bring you a positive story from the zoo about it’s

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