Ottawa Baby & Maternity Guide
Breastfeeding, diapers, baby movies, doulas, toys, strollers ... you'll find it all, from pregnancy to birth and beyond.
- Starr Gymnastics & Fitness
Starr Gymnastics & Fitness is Ottawa’s first choice for Family Fitness. We provide instructional gymnastics for children of any background and ability. Our programs are dynamic, challenging, promoting self-esteem. Our instructors are the best in the industry! Starr Gymnastics provides everyone with Great Exercise, Great People and Great Fun!
- Nanny Perfect
Nanny Perfect is a Canadian online nanny placement service that puts Canadian families in touch with locally-based nannies. Families can use our website to find and contact candidates matching their requirements, without having to deal with an agency and at a fraction of the cost of a regular nanny placement service. Search for matching nannies online, contact candidates to discuss requirements, and create a free profile to advertise your vacancy on our popular website.
TummyThyme is an Ottawa based nutrition consulting service specializing in prenatal nutrition for singleton pregnancies or multiples; infant nutrition including starting to feed your baby, making homemade baby food and transitioning to table foods; toddler nutrition; school lunches; picky eaters; and healthy eating for autism. We offer group workshops or individual consultations to meet your needs. All services are provided by a Registered Dietitian. See www.tummythyme.com for details.
- Ottawa Parenting Times Magazine
An Ottawa based parenting magazine home delivered in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario. Parenting Times covers issues and topics important to parents and families for helping to raise their children. Parenting Times strives to give parents the information they want on health, education, family fun, the arts, community profiles, and so much more. From interesting, and informative articles, Ottawa Parenting Times provides in-depth editorial and information for today’s busy parents.
- Tumblers Gymnastics Centre
Tumblers Gymnastics Centre offers everything ‘gymnastic’ under one inviting roof. Drop-in classes, recreational and competitive programs, camp programs and Parties are just some of the fun available. Tumblers is open seven days a week offering daytime and evening programs. Check out our website: www.tumblers.ca or call 613-834-4334 for more details.
We provide fun activities that will help your child develop while keeping fit. We offer Brink Dance, Brink Yoga, sensory programs, and developmental classes. If you are looking for great unstructured fun activities, visit us and bring your child during our Drop-in & Play time! We also host Birthday Parties!
A Canadian online service that connects families to local, pre-screen nannies and babysitters and other caregivers. Choose from many available candidates from Ottawa for all types of needs: occasional, regular, live-in, live-out. Each caregiver has a Mom reviewed detailed profile with contact details, references and background checks. Select, contact and hire with confidence at a fraction a nanny placement agency would charge. We also offer candidates for Special Needs, Senior Care, Pet Care and Housekeeping. Also available in French as SOSgarde.ca
- Monkey Rock Music
Monkey Rock Music is a fun, entertaining and participatory music program for children ages 0-4 and their caregivers. Our goal is to instil a love of creating and experiencing music that will last a lifetime. Nothing has a stronger impact on children than enjoying an activity with people they love.
Funhaven is Ottawa's newest and best entertainment centre destination. We offer a world-class Laser Tag Arena, award winning Comfyland toddler play centre, a jungle gym with built-in Ballocity cannons, the latest high-tech Mini Bowling Lanes, Video and Prize Games, Simulators, crazy fun Bumper Cars, Mission Impossible style Laser Frenzy and other award winning attractions that will leave you thrilled. Whatever you consider fun, you'll find more of it at Funhaven, The Fun Experts!
- Kids in the Capital
Kids in the Capital is a blog written by parents who share some of the activities, attractions, events, tips and tricks they love to do with their kids in the National Capital Region.
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