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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

By balafant

We hope our latest 2016 Holiday Gift Guide can help you bring a smile to those near and dear to you this holiday season! Click on our gift guide to view our gift ideas for every budget. Gift giving made easy!

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Fall Fun 2016

By balafant

Fall is in the air, and the leaves are changing to their beautiful fall colours! balafant is looking forward to all the fun things the fall season has to offer! As sad as it is to see the summer go the autumn brings in all sorts of different and fun activities to do with your [...]

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Back to School: Tips and Tricks For Parents and Their Little Ones

By balafant

Summertime flew by and it is that time of the year again, back to school! Back to school is an exciting and sometimes stressful time for both parents and children, but here at balafant we have some tricks and tips that may help to make the back to school experience run as smoothly as possible! [...]

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March Break in the City

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Is it just us or did this Winter just fly by? We can’t believe that it’s March in a weeks time and March Break is just around the corner! Whether you are visiting the city, or decided not to register for a week-long program, here is a list of Drop-in programs available the week of [...]

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New Baby, New Parents

By balafant

Congratulations! Your first baby is on the way! No need to panic, balafant boutik is here to help you figure out what items are essentials and what are optional during the first 6 months. Feeding Time Bottles Sometimes bottle can be hard for babies to take to. balafant boutik carries Comotomo bottles with anti-colic nipples [...]

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New Parental Issues: Part 2

By balafant

If you are a parent, and especially a first time parent, you are probably plagued by concern for your little one’s wellbeing. There is a lot of conflicting information out there, online, from friends and family, even medical experts disagree on certain issues surrounding babies! Consider attending some classes with your little one to learn [...]

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Scheduling Your Days When Your Children Are At School

By balafant

If you are a stay-at-home mom, the last few years of your life have been consumed with non-stop work. If you have little ones who have just begun school, your days will have suddenly opened up to an overwhelming amount of possibilities. Despite the exhaustion and all the work that having kids at home provides, [...]

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Hydrating Active Children

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Children have a seemingly endless store of energy at their disposal, and when the summer heat rolls in, they can spend entire days outdoors playing. All that physical activity is great for keeping them energized and entertained, but sometimes it can have consequences. One major result of over-exertion for children is dehydration. While a mild [...]

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Managing Life With Multiples

By balafant

Pregnancy, childbirth and life with a baby can be a huge life adjustment. When you are expecting multiples everything is — you guessed it — multiplied! This week we would like to shed light on many resources available right here in the city of Toronto, as well as some essential items and tips for managing [...]

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