Munching Monster

Where You Can Find Our Products

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We have our products in several stores across Ontario. You can save on shipping fees by visiting these stores.  Oakville Baby Float Spa - You can find our chewie clips hereWe Rock the Spectrum - Our sensory pendants and jewlery Burlington The Learning Tree - Our sensory pendants and jewlery Hamilton Area Local Life Dundas - They carry our Chewie Clips, Pacifier clips and chewie ringsSpecial Needs Resource Centre - All our sensory jewlery Niagara Area Local Life Port Dalhousie - They carry our chewie clips, pacifier clips and chewie ringsChapel Street Designs - They carry our chewie clips, pacifier...

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Plastic Free July

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At the end of June a friend posted a book she was interested in called 101 Ways to Go Zero Waste by Kathryn Kellogg. I ended up downloading this book on Audible to listen to during my trip to Kingston. While listening I realized how much waste and single use plastic we use in our home. And decided that I wanted to make some changes in our home. Now I haven't implemented all 101 ways because I don't think for our family becoming 100% waste free is doable. But reducing our waste is a start right? If you follow me...

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Our Monster's Favourite Hamilton Parks

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We go to a lot of parks! It seems that every week we are at one of our favourites and trying out new parks as well. Our Monster loves to climb, swing, hang and run so a park is a perfect place to do all of that at the same time! Here is a list of her 5 favourite parks and why! 1. Confederation Park - This play structure is fairly new and has a shipwreck theme to it. There is lots to do and see that doesn't cost money. The play structure allows for children to challenge themselves with...

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Beat the Heat this Summer!

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We are not one of the lucky ones that has central air. Our apartment is hot 365 days a year! We have a window AC unit in our bedroom which we only turn on at night to conserve energy and money as we all know hydro in Southern Ontario is expensive. We came up with a few tips on how we stay cool in the summer while it is hot hot hot! 1 - We visit splash pads! These are free and usually attached to a park. Lilly loves to play in the splash pad in her clothing and then...

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Tantrums VS Meltdowns with Young Children

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Toddlers and children have such big emotions for being such little people. However have you ever wondered what the difference is between a tantrum and a meltdown? I know that I have miscalled one for the other. We are going to explore the differences between the two and ways that we can help the situation. Tantrums happen with purpose or because they are looking for a response. They are controlled and your child is aware of their actions. Some children use this as a communication tool when they are not being heard or do not have the words to communicate...

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