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 …

Meatballs on a Stick

These meatballs on a stick made with simple ingredients, are fairly easy to prepare and are a great addition to picnic lunches or as an appetizer. They can be grilled or baked depending on your preference. Cook them in this tomato sauce recipe and serve the meatballs with spaghetti or make a meatball sub. Whichever way you decide you eat it, these meatballs are Read More …

Bowmanville Zoo

Last week we took our very first trip to Bowmanville Zoo located in Bowmanville Ontario. Although much smaller in comparison to the Toronto Metro Zoo with far fewer animals, Bowmanville Zoo definitely has its perks, especially for families with young children. Bowmanville Zoo offers: Daily animal shows (in July and August) at the Animatheatre, which is a barn with about 400 seats Three Read More …