Parenting To Go – Formerly Baby and Life! https://www.parentingtogo.ca Maintaining the pre-baby lifestyle post baby Tue, 07 Jul 2020 18:34:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Outdoor Summer Fun | Small Backyards and Terraces https://www.parentingtogo.ca/outdoor-summer-fun-small-backyards-and-terraces/ https://www.parentingtogo.ca/outdoor-summer-fun-small-backyards-and-terraces/#respond Tue, 07 Jul 2020 18:26:38 +0000 https://www.parentingtogo.ca/?p=25295 If you’re looking for some ideas to entertain your young kids this summer while you attempt to do some work, I have some ideas for you. For those lucky enough to have a small condo terrace or backyard these ideas are for you! Unfortunately for us, our downtown Toronto apartment does not have a private

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Bringing Toronto’s Dining Scene Home https://www.parentingtogo.ca/bringing-torontos-dining-scene-home/ https://www.parentingtogo.ca/bringing-torontos-dining-scene-home/#respond Fri, 19 Jun 2020 16:53:59 +0000 https://www.parentingtogo.ca/?p=25267 Despite our many travels, we continue to call Toronto home for a few reasons and the dining scene is definitely at the top of that list. As you may know, we locked up our downtown Toronto condo and moved in with my parents at the start of the pandemic. We’ve been returning every three weeks

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Easy Rainbow Donuts https://www.parentingtogo.ca/easy-rainbow-donuts/ https://www.parentingtogo.ca/easy-rainbow-donuts/#respond Wed, 10 Jun 2020 14:34:36 +0000 https://www.parentingtogo.ca/?p=25234 The kids have a huge love for all things rainbow in general and this month when Akira’s teacher asked to share her favourite flag with the class, Akira chose the Pride Flag. Since it is Pride month we came up with some easy fried rainbow donuts to kick things off. The donuts use the same

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Dinosaur Drinks! A Cocktail and Mocktail https://www.parentingtogo.ca/dinosaur-drinks-a-cocktail-and-mocktail/ https://www.parentingtogo.ca/dinosaur-drinks-a-cocktail-and-mocktail/#respond Mon, 01 Jun 2020 00:00:15 +0000 https://www.parentingtogo.ca/?p=25213 This week we mixed up a fun dinosaur themed cocktail and mocktail to toast our weekend. I was inspired by a couple things when coming up with this dinosaur drink idea. First up was Hollywood Studios hosting a Jurassic World Twitter Party and since that is my happiest place and the Jurassic ride being one

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Sri Lankan Eggplant | Vegan Wambatu Moju https://www.parentingtogo.ca/sri-lankan-eggplant-wambatu-moju/ https://www.parentingtogo.ca/sri-lankan-eggplant-wambatu-moju/#respond Fri, 22 May 2020 21:30:21 +0000 https://www.parentingtogo.ca/?p=25178 This Sri Lankan eggplant dish is one of my faves but I had never made it at home myself. Instead, I would wait for my mom or aunt to make it and would often “steal” the fried aubergine pieces before the recipe was complete. Eggplant has so many names but if you’re a brinjal, aubergine

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Guava Mocktail & Cocktail https://www.parentingtogo.ca/guava-mocktail-cocktail/ https://www.parentingtogo.ca/guava-mocktail-cocktail/#respond Tue, 19 May 2020 01:11:45 +0000 https://www.parentingtogo.ca/?p=25162 Since the start of our isolation we’ve been doing a Friday drink sessions during our live streams on Facebook and Instagram to remind our friends and followers that the weekend had arrived. We kicked off the long weekend with a Guava drink that came back with rave reviews! I’ll continue to share some of the

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What Is the Best Type of Face Mask for Your Family? https://www.parentingtogo.ca/what-is-the-best-type-of-face-mask-for-your-family/ https://www.parentingtogo.ca/what-is-the-best-type-of-face-mask-for-your-family/#respond Fri, 15 May 2020 16:42:38 +0000 https://www.parentingtogo.ca/?p=25129 As we think ahead of returning to “normal life”, I see us navigating the world for the next year clothed in masks. At least, it’s what I believe. I think by now we all (HOPEFULLY) know that face masks are an important functional fashion piece moving forward. We’ve been staying at home for the better

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Virtual Party Games | Tried and Tested for Game Nights https://www.parentingtogo.ca/virtual-party-games-tried-and-tested-for-game-nights/ https://www.parentingtogo.ca/virtual-party-games-tried-and-tested-for-game-nights/#respond Sun, 10 May 2020 18:38:48 +0000 https://www.parentingtogo.ca/?p=25110 Our weekends have become predictable since we started our isolation but I count down to them with glee because it’s a time for us to re-connect with friends and ignore the kids. Just like we did pre-COVID. While we can’t host friends in our homes, we can still hang out into the wee hours of

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Easy Rainbow Bagels https://www.parentingtogo.ca/easy-rainbow-bagels/ https://www.parentingtogo.ca/easy-rainbow-bagels/#respond Tue, 28 Apr 2020 17:38:46 +0000 https://www.parentingtogo.ca/?p=25074 I’ve been seeing an easy ‘two ingredient” bagel recipe being shared by friends like Mommy Gearest and since Akira LOVES bagels, we thought we’d give the Kirbie Cravings one a go. We made a few mistakes with the first batch and then I decided to go down my own path in tweaking SkinnyTaste’s recipe to

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Moroccan Meatball Tajine | Kefta Mkaoura https://www.parentingtogo.ca/moroccan-meatball-tajine-kefta-mkaoura/ https://www.parentingtogo.ca/moroccan-meatball-tajine-kefta-mkaoura/#respond Fri, 24 Apr 2020 01:37:26 +0000 https://www.parentingtogo.ca/?p=25046 During our month long travels through Morocco we did our very best to eat everything we came across. We sampled a variety of tajines and though I regret never convincing Chris that a Tagine was worth trekking around in our suitcase for 4 months, I am glad that I had the chance to learn how

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