“Why Don’t Cars Run on Apple Juice?” – REVIEW

Over the past few months, we accumulated some new and exciting books that I’ll be sharing over this month, starting with this book gifted to us from the Ontario Science Centre. Last September, the Ontario Science Centre published a book titled “Why Don’t Cars Run on Apple Juice?” written by Kira Vermond and illustrated by Suharu Ogawa. The book features Read More …

“Bend It Like Beckham – the Musical” – REVIEW

Who watched the movie “Bend It Like Beckham?” directed by Gurinder Chada all the way back in 2002? This past weekend, we had the opportunity to view the musical version of “Bend It Like Beckham,” at the St. Lawrence Centre for Arts. It was Akshaya and Udayan’s first live theatre experience and they were captivated for every minute of the Read More …

The Jai Jais Book Series – REVIEW

Religion and culture was always an important part of my upbringing so it is not really a surprise that it is an equally important part of my children’s upbringing especially because it will be one of the few, if not only tie that they have to their ancestral land. I love searching for unique learning materials curated for children of South-Asian Read More …

The Toka Box: A Subscription Box for South-Asian Children

As a South-Asian mom, I strive to teach my children as much as I can about the rich and diverse culture of their ancestors but more often than not appropriate teaching materials are extremely difficult to find. Many of you know that I am constantly looking for not only culture-based books, but also fun and effective ways to integrate religion and culture Read More …

Omiebox – REVIEW

For those of you who are unaware, I am on a mission to post reviews of my favourite lunchboxes and lunch essentials throughout the next couple months. There will also be a few exciting giveaways, so make sure that you are following me on Instagram. Most of you know that I pack school lunches in variety of lunchboxes for Akshaya and Udayan. I kid you not when I say Read More …

The Yumbox: REVIEW

For those of you who are unaware, I am on a mission to post reviews of my favourite lunchboxes and lunch essentials throughout the next couple months. There will also be a few exciting giveaways, so make sure that you are following me on Instagram. Most of you know that I pack school lunches in variety of lunchboxes for Akshaya and Udayan. I kid you not when I say Read More …