In The Condo Kids: Adventures with Bob the Barbary Sheep, the children dress up Bob as a woman and bring him to the building's restaurant for some fresh tiramisu from chef Maria. They tell Maria that Bob is Harper's aunt Elsie who is visiting from France. The setting is based on our condo's restaurant where real-life Maria, born in northern Italy, treats all the children in the building like family. Her son and two daughters are also the building's honorary condo kids and the
It's our mission to make The Condo Kids: Adventures with Bob the Barbary Sheep mandatory reading in schools, right up there with Black Beauty and Charlotte's Web! In the meantime, we will be making our case one classroom visit at a time. Jokes aside, reading The Condo Kids to school children has been a great way to connect with young readers. Their imaginations are so strong and they have so many ideas for their own stories!
Nathaniel and I were up at the crack of dawn today to get ready for our interview on CBC's Metro Morning with Matt Galloway. We were invited on the show to talk about The Condo Kids: Adventures with Bob the Barbary Sheep, as well as our experience as a family living in a high-rise. As over-heated housing prices push more and more families out of the market, many are looking to condos as an alternative. Toronto is becoming a vertical city and families are very much a part of t
The real condo kids were super excited to be featured in the Toronto Star this weekend. The article was all about how much we love condo living as a family. Lots of our building's kids showed up for the super fun photo shoot and were eagerly anticipating seeing themselves in the newspaper!
Toronto's skyline has been drastically transformed over the past few years with the abundance of new skyscrapers and condo developments. As a result, traffic congestion has never been worse and getting a last-minute reservation at a popular restaurant on a Saturday night only happens if you're BFFs with Drake. Now the latest census numbers prove just how many Torontonians are adopting this house-free lifestyle. There are officially more Toronto residents in apartments or cond