Patisserie La Cigogne is a busy little, elegant-looking café that Nanny Erin paid a visit to at about 10:00 a.m. on a Friday morning. On this particular Friday morning, the café was packed to the gills with families, and she had the pleasure of sitting next to a group of 3 moms and their daughters.
Leigh Mitchell – a panelist at next week’s Blissdom Canada Conference in Toronto – is the passionate blogger and marketing consultant behind online business community Mom Entrepreneur’s Network.
Kids Costumes can be your one stop shop for all of your child’s dress-up needs, whether it is for Halloween, a school play or a dance recital. It’s a humongous store that is just packed to the rafters with incredible costumes that range anywhere from toddler sizes to 12-14 year olds. They even carry some adorable newborn costumes.
If you happen to smell the pleasant aroma of freshly baked foods wafting in the air as you leave story time at Mable’s Fables, it must be what’s coming out of the oven across the street at Café Jules Patisserie. Nanny Erin followed her senses and discovered a perfect place to bring children to, before or after story time. The delightful little French café boasts unbelievably mouth-watering fresh-bakery type snacks that taste as yummy as they smell.
Blissdom Canada – “Canada’s first social media conference for women, by women” – is coming to Toronto October 27 – 29 with an opening keynote from Scott Stratten of Unmarketing. And we’re excited to announce our partnership as an official sponsor! To help foster the celebration of teaching, learning and inspiration during the conference at the Delta Chelsea Hotel, Nannies on Call is providing pre-registered group childcare at no cost for attendees during day sessions on the 28th and the 29th. Evening networkers will also be able to book private nannies at a special rate with 48 hours notice.
We’re off to play at the Lab Cab Festival this weekend – and you should come too! This is the 5th year for Lab Cab – a free, two-day arts festival which takes place this Saturday and Sunday in every room, space, hallway and staircase (even washrooms) of the Factory Theatre. Local artists perform one-acts in theatre, dance, music, poetry, comedy, film and visual art. Founder and artistic director Aviva Armour-Ostroff tells us there will be oodles of kiddie-friendly entertainment – from shows to crafts. Most acts run a total of 15 – 20 minutes, perfect for the fidgety attention span.
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Use the code word Nanny when registering to save $10 off your G.I. Jane Bootcamp – how FAB is that?!
Let’s be honest – you could be serving gelato from a hole in the wall and the kids would thrilled. Hollywood Gelato? Now this is taste fit for mom and dad.
Oh magnificent Monday: we’ve partnered with www.teambuy.ca to bring Toronto families a very sweet spoonful of sugar on August 23rd!
We made a bee-line straight for BT Nails: it’s the mom-friendly spa! How did we know? Try the huge sign out front that reads “Mom-friendly.” Nice!