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Giveaway for Vancouver Screening of Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out

The buzz for Disney/Pixar's Inside Out is growing the closer we get to the release date.  I have a feeling this one will resonate with kids and adults alike and we can all blame those crazy creatures in our heads for our mood swings.   Do your jobs tiny people in our heads!!! So I am happy to offer a family pack (four tickets) to the screening on Wednesday, June 17th at SilverCity, Burnaby.  The show starts at 7pm but be there early as it … [Read More...]

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Kids Just #WannaPlay

There are many reasons we are still renting our rundown little townhome in Vancouver.  One big reason is the luxury of raising a family in a space that is cut-off from busy roads, is filled with green space and lets the kids run wild.  My social media feeds are filled with articles about how important play is not only for their physical fitness, but their mental health too.  Watching my kids spend their summers running wild, I know I am doing … [Read More...]

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Family Move With Kids? 10 Tips From @TheRedPin for Tantrum-Free Transition #theredpin

Its moving season and between the search for a home, the offers and counter-offers, the packing and the craziness of the actual move, the last thing parents need is the added guilt of knowing their children are stressed out too. That’s why TheRedPin enlisted advice from Registered Social Worker and parenting expert Sari Shaicovitch to mitigate moving stress for moms. Shaicovitch offers a wealth of Do’s and Don’ts to help children … [Read More...]

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Crafty Ways to Entertain and Fascinate Your Bug-Loving Child

When it comes to nature, it’s no secret that kids love to dig in and get dirty. Some kids even go so far as to bring bits of nature home with them — unfortunately it’s usually the creepy, crawly bits. If you have fledgling entomologists on your hands — and you’re not big on inviting a horde of insects into your house — crafts are a fun and easy way to entertain them without having to call pest control. Here is an extensive list of … [Read More...]

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Home Theatre Al Frescso Style with Epson

Like many Vancouverites, air conditioning is just a pipe dream throughout this long hot summer.   The interior of our house is stuffy and unbearable so as soon as the sun sets we are all out on our teeny tiny patio soaking up the cool evening air. Usually, we are all out there with separate electronic devices...I like to binge watch Netflix shows curled up in my fave chair with the citronella candles lit and my homemade water feature gurgling … [Read More...]

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Working Girl 1988.  No it hasn't been THAT long but almost.

Working Girl. Again

I haven't said too much online (didn't want to jinx it), but when I said before that I wanted 2015 to be the year of change, I meant it.  I have been feeling … [Read More...]

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Fighting Flu Season & Boosting Your Immune System with Bryce Wylde

The flu/cold swept through this house last week.  Tara was patient zero.  She was feeling it on Halloween but was bound and determined to make it through all … [Read More...]

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redpin

Family Move With Kids? 10 Tips From @TheRedPin for Tantrum-Free Transition #theredpin

Its moving season and between the search for a home, the offers and counter-offers, the packing and the craziness of the actual move, the last thing parents need is the added guilt of knowing their children are … [Read More...]

bug2

Crafty Ways to Entertain and Fascinate Your Bug-Loving Child

When it comes to nature, it’s no secret that kids love to dig in and get dirty. Some kids even go so far as to bring bits of nature home with them — unfortunately it’s usually the creepy, crawly bits. If … [Read More...]

epson official photo

Home Theatre Al Frescso Style with Epson

Like many Vancouverites, air conditioning is just a pipe dream throughout this long hot summer.   The interior of our house is stuffy and unbearable so as soon as the sun sets we are all out on our teeny tiny … [Read More...]