Banff and Jasper National Parks with Two Kids

By Piyushi Dhir

I love routines, familiarity, and schedules. Especially when it comes to my two kids. But every now and then, I love throwing our lives into tumult and travelling. And that is exactly what travelling with kids is: chaos! After a tedious but rewarding trip to Orlando and Dallas earlier last year, replete with flight cancellations, […]

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Fall: A Spectacular Season in Canada

By Piyushi Dhir

Every fall, we drive up north from Toronto to see the beautiful colors of the season. We started this family tradition five years ago, when we moved to Canada. It began as a half-day journey since our son was young and restless and didn’t appreciate long drives yet. But with each passing year, our trips […]

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The Promise of Winter: A Short Story

By Piyushi Dhir

Winter Keya looked over at the presents neatly stacked under the Christmas tree and smiled. For someone who had never celebrated Christmas before, she certainly had gotten into the spirit of the festival really well. In fact, this was her first winter in Canada. Her husband and she had landed in Toronto seven months ago […]

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The 12 Best Books I Read in 2021

By Piyushi Dhir

I love reading and since you are here, I am guessing you enjoy the activity too. The biggest challenge with reading is finding good books to read. If I have a really good book in hand, I can always make the time for it. I also find it keeps me off the screen and mindless […]

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Visiting Willowtree Farm, Port Perry, Ontario

By Piyushi Dhir

Willowtree Farm

Social media can be a great way to discover places around you. Just the way I first saw Beaverton’s glorious Sunflower Farm on a friend’s Instagram feed, I got to know about the existence of Willowtree from a colleague’s Facebook post. I decided to go and have a look for myself and I fell in […]

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Five Stroller Friendly Trails in Clarington

By Piyushi Dhir

As mom to a young boy, I am always on the lookout for stroller-friendly trails around me. They ensure that I get good long walks, while my child can get into the stroller whenever he is tired. Not only does this work perfectly for moms of infants and early-walkers, but these trails are also great […]

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Visiting Hy Hope Farm, Ashburn

By Piyushi Dhir

While one can find all varieties of fruits, vegetables and bakery items at conventional grocery stores, there is nothing like buying farm-fresh produce from local farmers. In the summer months, a Farmer’s Market is an ideal place to visit if you like to fill your basket with organic and local produce. I love the vibe, […]

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