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607, 2023

Toxic Products for Kids and Their Natural Replacements

Swap Toxic Products for Organic Food and Safe Toy Alternatives As parents, we want to give our children the best life possible, and this includes providing them with safe and healthy food and toys. Unfortunately, many of the products on the market today are [...]

2006, 2023

Post-Baby Bliss: Maintaining a Happy Relationship as a Family

Becoming parents can bring a world of joy and happiness to your life. However, as your family expands, your relationship dynamics can change significantly, especially for the relationship couple. It's important to keep in mind that maintaining a healthy and happy relationship takes effort, [...]

1506, 2023

8 Tips to Overcome Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is a mental health condition that affects many women after giving birth. It can cause feelings of sadness, anxiety, and detachment from their newborn, making it challenging to enjoy motherhood. It's a real struggle, but the good news is that there are [...]

906, 2023

A busy mom’s guide to food prep for picky eaters

Finding the time to make healthy meals for your picky eaters can be a struggle. But with a little bit of meal planning and food prep, you can make sure your little ones are getting the nourishment they need. This guide will help you [...]

506, 2023

How to Build Connection with Daycare Staff

Who are the key members of the team at a SimplySmart location? For every location, there are four major roles- the children and their parents, then the educators, then the site supervisor, and the executive director. Staff members and educators work hard to create [...]

905, 2023

Embracing Self-Care and Relaxation on Mother’s Day

“Mothers have martyred themselves in their children’s names since the beginning of time. We have lived as if she who disappears the most, loves the most.... When we call martyrdom love we teach our children that when love begins, life ends. This is why [...]

2003, 2023

Developmental Milestones Parents Must Watch Out For

Developmental Milestones Parents Must Watch Out For When our baby and child reach developmental milestones, it brings us the greatest happiness and excitement as parents. It will benefit you greatly to know what to anticipate from your child, especially in the early years when [...]

2112, 2022

Natural Flu and Cold Remedy Ideas for your Preschooler

Natural Flu and Cold Remedy Ideas for your Preschooler With a nationwide shortage of children’s Advil and Tylenol, parents are looking for alternative ways to treat their preschooler’s cold and flu symptoms. We’ve all heard these stories of parents crossing the border into the [...]

2811, 2022

Winter Activities for Preschoolers

Winter Activities for Preschoolers There’s nothing like seeing children’s faces light up when they see snow! Whether creating a snowman, making a snow angel, or simply playing in their own winter wonderland, winter is the perfect time to engage your preschooler in a mixture [...]

2410, 2022

Halloween Safety Tips for Preschoolers

Halloween Safety Tips for Preschoolers This year will be many children’s first introduction to Halloween and trick-or-treating. A time to make new memories and have celebrations. New parents may ask, when is the right age for my child to begin treat-or-treating? SimplySmart Child Care [...]

610, 2022

How To Get Your Child Involved This Thanksgiving

How To Get Your Child Involved This ThanksgivingThanksgiving is a special time for many families. It’s a time where making and sharing memories takes place. We gather around the table to enjoy family traditions which may include a Thanksgiving feast of turkey and other delicious [...]

1709, 2022

Universal Childcare Funding for Ontario

Universal Childcare Funding for Ontario  Increasing access, lowering fees and enhancing high-quality childcare    SimplySmart’s eight locations across the GTA have opted in for the Ontario childcare deal, known as the Canada-wide Early Learning and Childcare Agreement.  The Ontario childcare deal will significantly benefit the [...]

209, 2022

Toronto Bloor Street West Location Opens!

TORONTO, ONTARIO – Today, SimplySmart’s Executive Director Harleen Laroia, staff and community members celebrated the official opening of the SimplySmart Child Care Centre & Montessori at 2271 Bloor Street West. SimplySmart is a licensed child care centre with the Ministry of Education. The state-of-the-art [...]

2608, 2022

What to Expect From a Preschool Daycare Menu

What to Expect From a Preschool Daycare Menu: learn more about the SimplySmart Kitchen Understanding what your preschooler will be eating at daycare is important when choosing where to place your child. Checking what your provider offers as part of the daycare menu should [...]

908, 2022

How Much Is the Cost of Daycare in Ontario?

How Much Is the Cost of Daycare in Ontario? The federal government made a commitment to reduce child care fees by the end of 2022 Today, many parents are struggling to find a new normal. After two years of dealing with the pandemic, their childcare options are [...]

2006, 2022

Happy Father’s Day from SimplySmart

Today we celebrate and honourfathers across the SimplySmart community. Across our various GTA locations, our teachers and site managers have put together loads of fun activities, including a bean bag toss with Dad, superhero cape creation, fire truck colouring sheets and root beer and [...]

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