The Boys’ 7th & 3rd Birthday Celebration – Dinosaur Party!

For the past three years, Udayan and Achyuthan have been celebrating their birthdays together and so far they love it! Even choosing a theme that my boys, four years apart, both like has not been as difficult as I had previously thought. This year Jurassic Park-obsessed Udayan chose a dinosaur theme and Achyuthan couldn’t be happier since his latest craze Read More …

Our Reading List: Chapter Books for Grades 1-6 and Up

Akshaya and Udayan do not watch TV from Monday through Friday. Instead, I’ve encouraged reading to occupy free time and as a result Akshaya and Udayan have become avid readers. We enjoy looking for new books to read and compiling reading lists. I tend to suggest timeless or classic books because I’ve read many of them as a child. It Read More …

Our Visit to the Pickering Museum Village

Yesterday, we decided to visit the Pickering Museum Village. The children really enjoy visiting the ROM and they enjoyed our trip to the Canadian Automotive Museum so I thought another museum visit would be a great idea, particularly because there is so much potential to learn in these kinds of environment. The Pickering Museum Village is the largest living museum Read More …

The Importance of Calcium for Good Oral Health

Diet along with good oral hygiene are crucial parts of your child’s oral health. Calcium-rich foods are good for bone health, including his/her teeth as they can help strengthen teeth and protect tooth enamel. According to Health Canada, the recommended dietary allowance of calcium for children is 200 – 1300 mg per day, however, this is not always met. Based on Read More …