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Mums, Tums, Babies Show – Oct 1 and 2

Looking for the best in the latest products and services for you and your baby? If you live in British Columbia, you are in for a treat at the premiere event for hopeful, expectant and new parents and families – the Mums, Tums & Babies Show! From Pregnancy to Playground, explore the world of baby…

Phillips Sonicare for Kids toothbrush with app shown on tablet

Get them brushing!

Have you ever had a war with your child over brushing their teeth? It can be the most challenging part of the morning or bedtime routine. We recently got a Philips Sonicare for Kids toothbrush which has been fantastic. The toothbrush itself is great. It is sonic so it works more effectively than a regular brush,…

Field Trips with DIY day camp

Are you undertaking a DIY day camp? A field trip is a great way to fill your day. Here a couple things to keep in mind. Getting there Mini-Van: If you’re considering taking the kids on a field trip and are fortunate enough to have a mini-van, don’t forget to think about booster seats. Plan…

Treasure Hunting

If you haven’t heard of Geocaching before, you’re missing out. “Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a Global Positioning System(GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches”, anywhere in the world.” In other words, Geocaching is a treasure hunt! Login to…

DIY Day Camp

Summer break is long, and although Summer camps can be a great solution by giving your children exciting learning experiences, the costs can add up quickly. If you are looking for a more budget-friendly way to achieve the same benefits that a day camp provides, you might want to consider teaming up with other parents and…

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The Importance of Risky Play

Risky play is one hot topic right now. Parents, educators, researchers, administrators and kids all seem to have an opinion on what exactly risky play is and whether or not it has a place in a young child’s life. I recently spoke at the International Physical Literacy Conference in Vancouver and,, by far, the presentation…

Summer Camp Guide

The 8-weeks of Summer can be hard to fill. In this issue, we’ve put together a list of the available camps from overnight (residential) camps to entertaining and educational camps. We also have some tips for you on the importance of risky play, ideas on how to help prevent the dreaded academic summer slide, and…