Month: December 2015

A Thank You Letter To My Mom at Christmastime

Dear Mom, Thank you for being the architect of my Christmas experience. While I believe I had a child-appropriate appreciation of you at the time, now that I’m a mom, I see even more clearly just how much love and effort you put into our Christmases past…and what a lasting effect that has had. Every […] Read more…

Disney On Ice Presents: Dare To Dream

Today we had a family adventure in the big city, where we saw Disney On Ice Presents: Dare To Dream at the Rogers Centre – courtesy of Disney Junior Canada. If your kids are Disney Princess lovers like mine, they won’t be disappointed by these on-ice musical retellings of Snow White, Cinderella, Rapunzel and more. […] Read more…

Your Kids Can Code! Microsoft’s #CodeGeneration Campaign

Kids love coding. Really, they do. We hear so much about technology and job prospects (did you know by 2019, the project skills gap in the Canadian IT sector is expected to be 182,000 jobs, and youth unemployment in Canada is at an all-time high? Makes that field pretty tempting…) but it’s also important to […] Read more…

Kate’s Favourite Things – December 2015

One of my favourite months of the year has arrived, and with it, my latest batch of recommendations! MOVIES Our Brand Is Crisis: The story: there’s a presidential election coming in Bolivia, and two of the contenders have brought in American consultants (and former competitors) to help with their campaigns. As an actress, Sandra Bullock can […] Read more…