Toronto Zoo

July 2020 Parents Stuff

By Sara Duck

Silky Kimono Robe in Secret Garden Ivory by Love & Lore

Keep yourself looking glam at-home with this beautiful silky topper with feminine flower detailing. Of, course, we strongly encourage comfort underneath, i.e. joggers! $75. Indigo.ca

552M Soap Free Shampoo Bar by Odacite

Did you know that 552 million plastic shampoo bottles end up in landfills every year? This shampoo bar takes care of your hair and the earth! Infused with argan and coconut oils, it’s perfect for all hair types and will keep your hair looking and feeling great. $24-439. Thedetoxmarket.ca

Liftactiv Anti-Aging Ampoules by Vichy

This is Vichy’s most potent formulation to date for combating the signs of ageing. These easy to use, perfectly dosed ampoules contain ten active ingredients such as vitamin C, hyaluronic acid and mineralizing water which will help with collagen degradation, firmness and hydration. $40 (for a box of 10). Vichy.ca

Organic Wicker Storage Basket from HomeSense

How do you keep your home organized and tidy while managing a prized possession of toys? Baskets! Interesting looking baskets, to be precise. Choose woven baskets that have cool pattern, colour or design and keep your house looking fine (see what I did there?!). $40. Homesense.ca

Patterned Hanging Birdhouse from HomeSense

Hanging a bird feeder in the yard is a great way to interact with urban birds! Take the opportunity to teach your children about the birds in your area, think of them as friendly outdoor pets that all can have a share in nurturing. $13. Homesense.ca

Variety 5-Pack of Triple-layer Cloth Face Masks from Old Navy

By now we have all learned that wearing a face mask can help contain the spread of Covid-19. Keep you and your family safe with these 3-ply, 100 per cent cotton poplin adult and children face masks that are soft on the face and breathable. Don’t forget to wash them after each use. Oldnavy.ca

Terracotta Linen Duvet Cover from Zara Home

Are you too warm at night? Too cold? The answer may lie in what bedsheets you sleep in. Linen bedding has high air permeability which means it can keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. We love this set from Zara Home; the beautiful terracotta colour is very trendy for this season. $99 – $159. Zarahome.com

Rocket DuoClean Vacuum by Shark

This little vacuum is a sucking machine, quite literally! Dual brush rollers help to pick up large, small and stuck-on particles from carpets and floors. Plus, it has swivel steering for tight corners and getting under furniture, built in LED headlights to expose debris lurking in hard areas and a detachable handheld vacuum as well. $280. Walmart.ca

Premium Cooler Bag in Vintage Black Stripe by Business & Pleasure Co.

Pack a picnic in style with this retro-inspired cooler bag. Keep your fromage and Pinot Gris perfectly crisp and cool in a bag that is water, mold and UV resistant. $79. Indigo.ca

 

Ella Sandal in Warm Gold by Sorel

Busy moms know that quite often function trumps fashion when it comes to clothing and accessory options. The Ella sandal by Sorel is the perfect combination of both. Crafted of soft full-grain leather, stretch gore straps and molded rubber outsole, this sandal will be your go-to all summer long. $120. Sorelfootwear.ca

Tie-Dye T-Shirt from Marshalls

The 60s are back with the tie-dye trend this summer! Dad’s will love wearing this soft tee and the fact that it’s made from 100 per cent recycled materials makes it totally groovy. $13. Marshalls.ca