Scotiabank BuskerFest bursting with fun-filled entertainment


For four days from August 21 to 24, comedians, contortionists, fire jugglers, acrobats, clowns, daredevils, magicians, and lots of music erupts in the Downtown Yonge Street Neighbourhood (Queen to College) and for younger kids, there is BuskerPlay.

Moral tales with positive outcomes motivate kids to be honest


Stories have long been employed to instill moral and cultural values in young children, but there is little research exploring the effectiveness of such stories.

Four ways to encourage independence every day


Children can’t flourish if parents hold on too tight. The key is to let kids test their skills in developmentally appropriate ways. Here’s how.  

Traveling with a time change


 You want to protect your child’s sleep 80 per cent of the time, meaning you want to protect naps, bedtime and their sleep environment and 20 per cent of the time.

Beware of killer temperatures


Leaving young children and pets unattended inside a vehicle, even on relatively mild days, can be very dangerous, even fatal.

Travel the world, stay in Toronto


Harbourfront Centre’s Summer of Wonder continues with weekend festivals, delicious food and fun, free, family-friendly programming all August.

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