10 Indoor Activities To Do With Children

As most of you know, we live in a condo in downtown Toronto which means that sometimes I need to get creative with things to do with my two boys since we don't have a backyard. We do have a nice rooftop that we use to hang out but I don't like to bring Taylor up there to destroy the place with side walk chalk or art supplies. We save that for the in the unit or at the park (as long as the items are biodegradable). Also, since we aren't big TV watchers around here, things can get hairy if I can't get them outside at least once per day. Since this weather has been so cold, I've gotten creative with how to keep them entertained inside. Music goes a long way, so I have Spotify going quite often. It's best to find simple songs that you can tune out. We like folk songs for kids, Raffi, and Mother Goose Club. In the morning I will put on a positive podcast or adult music just to start my day off right. I've also recently introduced short bedtime stories when we're tidying up before reading stories before bed. It's great because we can discus them and the messages they focus on.

Here are some tried and true activities that keep my toddler busy at home:

Walking The Line

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Okay people! #The7TO is the most fun you're going to have for free with your kids inside this winter. You've probably seen the amazing Instagram pictures in your feed and thought what the hell is #The7TO?! Not only is it a great place to take perfect pictures but it's also a great place to take a toddle in the middle of the day when it's freezing outside.

5 Minute Makeup Routine

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Like any tired or overworked woman, you wont always have time (or energy) to do a full face of makeup. Most days I stick to a simplified routine that allows me to feel human and not frighten my children. I also like the fact that I can take impromptu pictures with my kids and not hate the way I look in them. I don't include my skincare regiment in these 5 minutes, just my makeup application.

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Starting Christmas traditions with little kids


With Taylor getting older I keep thinking that this is when family traditions really get locked in. Not that some can't be added later but I really want to make the few magical Christmases I have with these guys really special. Here are a few things I'm really gravitating towards:

Starbucks Gift Card Giveaway!

Is it just me or is coffee key to getting through family time? Especially around the holidays when sleep is running on empty and everyone is putting themselves last. That's why I thought it would be perfect to give away a $10 Starbucks e-giftcard so you can binge on a Juniper or (my favorite), Gingerbread latte and keep yourself going this Christmas!

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Family Discount Card Giveaway

I'm giving away not 1 but 3 Family Discount Cards valid from now to Dec 2019! I've had mine for almost a month now and I've already taken advantage of a few discounts (with even more on my To Do list; like Ripley's Aquarium and Bird Kingdom!)


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