Starting School in Quebec, an Anglophone Perspective

Fall has made its entrance this week with cooler temperatures, earlier evenings and pumpkin spice everything.  We wake in the mornings to the sounds of the neighborhood kids making their way to the bus stops.  When the kiddo was little he loved to watch the school bus from the windows and wave at the parents … Read more

Bwahaha! Our Visit to the Rabbids Amusement Center!

Last weekend in Pointe-Claire, a new amusement center opened called the Centre d’amusement Lapins Crétins.  Based on the Ubisoft characters, the Rabbids, this center has been promoted as a “connected and technological experience” where families can play together.  It consists of playrooms with children under 12 in mind, as well as areas for eating and … Read more

Lego Imagine Nation Tour 2016

A week ago, the Lego Imagine Nation Tour came to Montreal.  We debated whether or not to take the kiddo for numerous reasons.  Cost, logistics, timing and sensory overload were all factors in the debate, but we decided it was something the kiddo would absolutely enjoy. And we were so right! We purchased tickets ahead … Read more

Pizza Mama Sofia, Outsourcing Making Your Own Pie

We make pizza fairly often at home, using grocery store dough.  It’s more cost-effective for us and we can choose whatever ingredients strike our fancy at the moment.  The kiddo is way into pepperoni these days while bittydad likes a bbq sauce and I prefer veggie.  But some days there just isn’t enough time to … Read more