Searching for Faeries in East Vancouver

While Downtown Vancouver seems to get the most of the love, East Vancouver will always be my favourite part of town. Sure, Downtown has Science World, all the big name stores, and not one but two stadiums — but East Van is full of all sorts of hidden treasures of the smaller-scale variety. It’s a… Read more »

Vacationing With Your Nanny

Every summer, my children look forward to our family road trip with excitement and anticipation. Me? Not so much. In fact, after our family vacations, I feel like I need a vacation from my family. As my husband and children sat around the dinner table discussing potential itineraries, visions of our own personal Canadian Griswold… Read more »

Things to Do, Places to See, Stuff to Eat!

It is no secret that the Lower Mainland, though lovely, is pricey. From home prices, filling up the car with gas, to buying a 4L of milk…our wallets take more of a hit than most! Just because some things are in fact pricey…does not mean you can’t have fun in Vancouver, or the surrounding area,… Read more »

Buying local in Vancouver

Mark your calendars and pledge to buy handmade and local. You can discover unique gifts made in Vancouver and support local designer. Buying local supports your community. Locally owned businesses build strong neighborhoods by sustaining communities, linking neighbors, and by contributing more to local causes. Local ownership means that important decisions are made locally by… Read more »

Get Out Into Nature and Make Your Own Discoveries

DR SCOTT Sampson is the reason my almost 5 yr daughter is a dinosaur expert and wants to be a Paleontologist instead of a Disney Princess. Normally we like to go outside no matter what. This is a really great article to remind us to do that and give our kids some free range time. I was so reinspired by this article we went to the Terra Nova Adventure Play Environment in Richmond.

Top 10 Family Restaurants – Vancouver

I am sure many a parent has come across this problem before. You just don’t have the energy to whip up a meal, so you decide to go out to one of the many great restaurants Vancouver has to offer. The catch? Not only which place to choose, but what about a place that is both kid friendly and parent approved? Not as easy as you’d think!

Things to do in Halifax with the kids!

Things to do in Halifax with the kids! Wondering what to do this weekend? Or perhaps where your nanny can take the kiddies? Here are some things to do in and around HRM. 1)   Rainy day? Check out the latest exhibit at the Museum of Natural History.  2)   Clay Café – located on Quinpool Road… Read more »