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Grocery Shopping Alone: How Parenting Has Changed Me

Posted March 11, 2015 by Anonymous

The evidence was staring me right in the face. Parenting has changed me. It’s not just that I can’t respond to a question with “Everything is awesome” without getting that stupid song stuck in my head. Under “Things Mom Likes […]

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No Girls Allowed

Posted April 1, 2015 by Anonymous

“No girls allowed.” That’s what the sign said, propped up against the opening of my son’s makeshift fort. He was curled up in there with his Chromebook, a lamp and a bowl of snacks. He was in his “boy cave”, […]

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Sunday Evening Funnies!

Posted October 26, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: Your ever forgetful reporter had a bout of Al’s Heimers this morning and forgot to print the Sunday Morning Funnies, ……………… ! So I am doing it Sunday evening instead! Since Tomorrow is an election day in Ontario I thought this short story would be appropriate! And THIS, ladies and Gentlemen, brings us […]

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Entertainment

Second Graders Treated to Gourmet, Seven-Course Tasting Menu at Fancy New York Restaurant

Posted October 17, 2014 by Anonymous

Last month, six second graders from a Brooklyn school were treated to a seven-course tasting menu at French restaurant Daniel, one of New York’s most upscale restaurants. The meal was worth a total of $220 (per person!), but the kids […]

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Beepocalypse Now

Posted February 23, 2015 by kate@smalldeadanimals.com

What’s Going on With Canadian Honeybees? (h/t Kevin B)…

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Sitting Down With Cinderella: An Interview With Danielle Wade

Posted November 10, 2014 by Sonya

Ross Petty and his production team are getting ready for the 19th annual holiday family musical. We can’t wait to see what antics are in store in the new CINDERELLA, The Gags To Riches Family Musical. If you haven’t experienced a […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies #552

Posted December 28, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers Now that Christmas is over and done with: IF YOU SAW A FAT MAN Who’s jolly and cute, Wearing a beard, and a red flannel suit, And if he is chuckling and laughing away, While flying around in a miniature sleigh, With eight tiny reindeer to pull him along, Then let’s face it… […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies # 59

Posted March 8, 2015 by Allan W Janssen

Completely ignoring the sign, the woman ahead of me had slipped into the check- out line pushing a cart piled high with groceries. Imagine my delight when the cashier beckoned the woman to come forward looked into the cart and asked sweetly, “So which six items would you like to buy?” (Wouldn’t it be great […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies #774

Posted April 5, 2015 by Allan W Janssen

If men were in charge of weddings 1. There would be a “Rehearsal Kegger” rather than a “Rehearsal Dinner.” 2. Bridesmaids would wear matching blue jeans cutoffs and halter tops. They would have NO tan lines. 3. Tuxes would have team logos on the back and the Nike shoes would have matching team colors. (My […]

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Terrorist Negotiations And Spaghetti Squash

Posted February 11, 2015 by Anonymous

Not negotiating with terrorists seemed reasonable until I went and had a baby. As an infant, my son would hold hostage my bedtime. His witching hour was around 2 am, which gave me the illusion of a dilemma between watching […]

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Barbie Is A Computer Engineer. Well, Kind Of…

Posted November 20, 2014 by Anonymous

In her fifty years of existence, Barbie has had over 150 careers. Even with her insane body proportions and unattainable beauty standards, Barbie has always had one thing going for her: she could do anything. In 1973, she was a […]

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How to make a beer can chicken

Posted April 9, 2013 by Darren

After nearly 6000 entries on this site, this is the first recipe I’ve ever posted. I learned how to make this from James. I subsequently showed…

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Sunday Morning Funnies #11

Posted November 9, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

THE MIRACLE OF TOILET PAPER Fresh from my shower, I stand in front of the mirror complaining to my husband that my breasts are too small. Instead of characteristically telling me it’s not so, he uncharacteristically comes up with a suggestion. If you want your breasts to grow, then every day take a piece of […]

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Best Viral Videos Of 2014: Cute Kids Edition

Posted December 29, 2014 by Anonymous

As we approach the new year, it’s always fun to look back at some of the year’s most viral videos. Notably the adorable and funny children that captured our hearts and took over our newsfeeds in the process. From the […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies #79

Posted September 28, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

A few different views of marriage! It’s Nice to Have a Husband By Your Side Over the years, When the sink overflowed, Or the car ran out of gas, Or the lady who comes every Tuesday to clean didn’t come, Or I felt pudgy, Or misunderstood, Or inferior to Marilyn Kaufman who is not only […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies #897

Posted March 29, 2015 by Allan W Janssen

Eleven people were hanging on a rope, under a helicopter, 10 men and 1 woman. The rope was not strong enough to carry them all, so they decided that one had to leave; otherwise they were all going to fall. They weren’t able to choose that person, until the woman gave a very touching speech. […]

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Growing A Child Freaked Me Out!

Posted February 12, 2015 by Sara

There are a few things in this life that I struggle to wrap my head around. First off, thinking about dying and having the world go on without me. I don’t mean this in a ‘I’m the King of the […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies! #795

Posted November 30, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

VOTED BEST JOKE IN IRELAND John O’Reilly hoisted his beer and said, “Here’s to spending the rest of me life, between the legs of me wife !” That won him the top prize at the pub for the best toast of the night ! He went home and told his wife, Mary, “I won the […]

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WTF: Demi Lovato

Posted July 2, 2015 by Jessica

Demi Lovato Kicks Off Her National "Cool for the Summer" Pool Party Tour With New York's #1 Hit Music Station Z100 At Gansevoort Park Avenue NYC 

OKAY. For context, this was at a “‘Cool for the Summer’ Pool Party Tour With New York’s #1 Hit Music Station Z100.” THAT SAID: I don’t know what the hell kind of pool parties y’all are going to, but AT THE VERY LEAST I am quite concerned about her tan lines. Read More …

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Christmas Is HOW Many Days Away?

Posted November 6, 2014 by Anonymous

I received a very alarming email this morning. I was going about my day, dealing with an overflowing inbox (as per usual) when Outlook informed me I had a brand new message. “There are only 49 days until Christmas!” the […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies – 72

Posted December 14, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

One day, a little girl asked her father, “How did the human race start?” The father answered, “God made Adam and Eve and they had children, and so all mankind was made.” Next day, the little girl asked her mother the same question. The mother answered, “Many years ago, there were monkeys, from which the […]

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Baby’s Reaction To His First Dandelion Is Hilarious

Posted April 27, 2015 by Anonymous

What did we do with our kids before smartphones and the internet? And what did we do with our free time before babies, smartphones and the internet came together  in perfect harmony to give us gems like this one? Vlogger […]

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Made From Scratch Vs. Out Of The Box

Posted March 25, 2015 by Anonymous

I think all kids are a bit weird about food. Mine was particularly weird about food the other day. He asked me where black toast comes from. I told him that’s what happens when you burn breakfast. It was a […]

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The Funniest Parenting Tweets: Dad Edition

Posted February 26, 2015 by Anonymous

Parenting isn’t always graceful. At some point, parents stop being polite and start getting real. However, instead of having their lives taped, they take to Twitter to air out their feelings about their tiny little permanent roommates. Here are some […]

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Photographer Captures Life Of Parents In Amazing Series

Posted January 8, 2015 by Anonymous

Thanks to Pinterest, Instagram and pro iPhone photographers all over the world, we are often presented with idyllic versions of parenthood that leave us wondering why, oh why, is Junior having a tantrum in the middle of the grocery store? […]

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2-Year-Old ‘Celebrates’ Arrival Of Newborn Sister With Epic Tantrum

Posted February 10, 2015 by Anonymous

Not everyone gets excited over the idea of being an older sibling. And some of them definitely aren’t afraid to show it. It looks like little 2-year-old Piper was more than happy being an only child, because as soon she found […]

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Motherhood: It All Comes Out In The Wash

Posted January 14, 2015 by Anonymous

Laundry day is that awkward transition point between “I have absolutely nothing to wear” and “Where the heck am I supposed to put all this stuff?” It’s the one day of the week… month… year that hot yoga shorts or […]

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Missing Naps & Car Keys While Always Running Late

Posted December 17, 2014 by Anonymous

The day my child was born, I noticed he looked vaguely like a turtle. He had a round little face on a poky little neck. That resemblance was later reflected in his approach to punctuality. Through the process of learning […]

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Hoarders: The Pediatric Edition

Posted March 4, 2015 by Anonymous

It is a scientific fact that you can tell your child 500 times to clean his room and he will not hear you, but he will definitely hear the crinkle of a bag of potato chips opened surreptitiously after bedtime. […]

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It’s against the law, bunky!

Posted March 30, 2015 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: Coming soon to a city near you ………,stupid laws and regulations! Yup, they’re doing it in England and the States, BUT,  we got them all beat!! In England, Councils creating ‘bizarre new criminal offences’       <img alt=”PA Wire” src=”http://news.images.itv.com/image/file/629342/article_update_img.jpg”A campaign group has criticised a new law which allows councils to ban activities such as […]

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3-Year-Old Taekwondo Student Will Melt Your Heart

Posted February 20, 2015 by Anonymous

Written by Kaylin Neely The Student Creed pledge is required of every student at Leeds Taekwondo studio, even their tiniest one, 3-year-old Sophie Wong. The school says Sophie is their youngest student. The white belt started learning taekwondo about a […]

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Watch As Parents Talk To Kids About The Birds & Bees

Posted January 8, 2015 by Anonymous

It is always a bit of an awkward conversation, when we decide to have “The Talk” with our kids. When a discussion about where babies come from gets going, it can get a bit uncomfortable not just for the kids […]

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Don’t

Posted January 1, 2015 by Perogyo

Don’tWritten by: Litsa TrachatosIllustrated by: Virginia JohnsonPublished by: Groundwood BooksPublished on: October 14, 2014Ages: 3+This is a great, silly picture book for preschoolers that introduces animals and grammar, all while giving the&nbsp…

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Gwyneth Paltrow & GOOP Want You To Steam Your Vagina

Posted January 30, 2015 by Anonymous

Whether you are pro-conscious uncoupling or find yourself grimacing at all things GOOP related, this is one piece of Gwyneth Paltrow advice you might want to think twice about before drinking the Kool-Aid. On her lifestyle blog, Paltrow writes about […]

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Chris Pratt Takes On The “Apparently” Kid In Dinosaur Trivia

Posted April 23, 2015 by Anonymous

Funny man Chris Pratt is starring in this summer’s most anticipated sequel Jurassic World. So he is, of course, making the rounds on the talk show circuit. Leave it to Ellen DeGeneres to facilitate the best mash-up of celebrity and […]

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Photos Of Babies Underwater Are As Stunning As They Sound

Posted April 28, 2015 by Anonymous

There are few things in life cuter than photographer Seth Casteel’s Underwater Dogs series—I mean his Underwater Puppies for sure. But other than that, it’s a short list. And just when we thought the list was done, Casteel has done […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies # 2645

Posted March 22, 2015 by Allan W Janssen

The man told his doctor that he wasn’t able to do all the things around the house that he used to do. When the examination was complete, he said, “Now, Doc, I can take it. Tell me in plain English what is wrong with me.” “Well, in plain English,” the doctor replied, “you’re just lazy.” […]

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Overly “Aggressive” Baby Sparks Outrage In Parents

Posted February 27, 2015 by Anonymous

Written by Kaylin Neely So, it’s generally pretty much agreed upon by everybody that babies don’t really know what they are doing. It’s their defence for kicking, hitting, biting, hair-pulling, throwing, screaming and other fun baby activities. If you Google […]

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How To Lose Your Mind In 16 Days

Posted January 7, 2015 by Anonymous

“Oh school routine, oh school routine, my sanity enhances,” I have never been so freaking excited to fill a backpack in my entire life. I love extra time with my growing son, but I have carefully and painstakingly planned his […]

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My Child, Expert Curator Of Embarrassment

Posted January 28, 2015 by Anonymous

As consumers of technology we are used to having information curated for us based on our preferences and browsing history. This ensures the most relevant products and articles are made available. My child is a curator of sorts himself. Normally, […]

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