Toronto: The Savvy Guide to March


March features lucky little green men with top hats, but more importantly it brings with it the promise of little green leaves—from the ground and the trees. Keep your chin up and do a jig if you must. There is reason to celebrate. Here’s our Savvy Guide to March.
A spring clean.
Why? Because it’s easier than you think if you follow some of these tips and you’ll feel so good when it’s all done.

See Angelina Ballerina The Musical (until March 19) at the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre’s Al Green Theatre.
Why? Because the kids will love it. Why else? Visit for tickets.

Rid of the dog poo in your backyard that has been hiding under the snow all winter. Seriously.
Why? Because it’s much easier to do while still frozen. You know that. We’re just reminding you.

Your favourite music and dance to it with your kids.
Why? It can’t always be their music, all the time. Start influencing their music tastes—it will help with family car trips in your future.

Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult
Why? It addresses the issues of infertility, adoption, and what makes up a traditional family in today’s day and age. A heart-wrenching family drama with a tense courtroom ending, it’s a must-read for March Break this year (and we have 10 copies to give away).

Our new Tips section on SavvyMom.
Why? Because it’s new and there are some very cool ideas to peruse thanks to all our savvy readers who are sending their tips in. And until February 28, every tip entered also means you’ve entered for a chance to win a George Foreman G-BroilT EZ Clean Grill.

ABC Expedition (for iPad users)
Why? While it sounds like the alphabet, it’s really a zoo. You’ll see.

Remember to take the roof rack off your car if you aren’t using it anymore.
Why? Because the extra weight causes your car to use up more fuel.

Raise funds for the SickKids Foundation’s Research and Learning Tower by having a party at Child’s Play.
Why? Because for every party hosted at Child’s Play, $25 will go towards this initiative that helps scientists research new treatments, approaches and cures for sick children.

Get a free matching sun hat (valued at $20) with each 50++UPF swim and play all-day wear outfit from SunSmarty until March 31. To claim your deal, choose Savvymom–Deal of the Month at the checkout under ‘How did you find us?’
Why? Because if you’re lucky enough to be hitting some hot weather soon, you’ll need this essential item.

(From Our Partner)
To the EasyWalker Warehouse Sale on March 5 and 6 at Dearborn Baby Outlet Centre (67 Doncaster Avenue, Thornhill, ON) from 10 am to 5 pm.
Why? Because if you’re in the market for a top-of-the-line stroller you won’t want to miss the chance to save 50% off regular retail prices on all EasyWalker QTRO and DUO strollers and accessories.


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