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BC Mini-Entrepreneur, creator of Lily Lou's Aromas
Lily Lou’s Aromas, a BC-based home care brand, is excited to launch their new line of luxury candles, Enchanted Ritual, on August 21st in celebration of founder,  Lily Harper’s ninth birthday.  ...
Parent Profile: Amazing Megan Lammam brings a mindful practice for kids
We had the privilege of ...
Parent Profile: The fabulous Chad and Chelsea Montgomery
We are excited to introduce ...
3 Reasons Why Your Child’s Eye Exam Is More Than Just New Glasses
While you may think eye exams are unnecessary if your child sees clearly (or isn’t complaining about their vision), it may be more helpful than meets the eye.  The importance of these exams is much more than just finding out if your child’s vision is blurry and updating their prescription. 
5 key driving tips to keep kids safe during the school year 
The survey, part of this year’s BCAA Back to School Driving Safety campaign, showed that 74% of drivers surveyed don’t know how to tell when a school zone ends and 69% are confused about stopping in school zones. Further, more than half (60%) reported witnessing drivers acting hostile near schools and 80% reported witnessing speeding in school zones. 

Latest Issue

Family Resource Guide 2022!!!!
We're so excited to bring you our Family Resource Guide. It has been a tough couple of years and there were some changes during it so our important listings section is even more relevant. Find out which businesses are still offering services in the following categories: Family Fun, Birthday Parties, Home, Education, Classes and Programs, Camps, and Family Health. In addition to these listings, we've also added more editorial on hiking, RESP's, Education, and most importantly, mental health.

Parenting

Health

How can you protect your children during heat waves?
Year over year, we are seeing extreme heat events become...
Do you love yourself enough?
Three-time award-winning author Shantelle Bisson was born and raised in...
Preparing for hot summer weather
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) has issued special weather...
It’s World Continence Week – Talking Taboos about Pelvic Floor Health 
Incontinence, or peeing yourself involuntarily is a fairly taboo topic....

Education

5 Useful Tips to Help Your Child Transition Back into the School Year
It’s August and the Back-to-...
6 ways to foster curiosity, build confidence and instill a love of learning in children through STEM
Humans are born curious. Our...
Talented, Budding Young Author Discovered in Vancouver
100% volunteer-run charity, Ripple Foundation,...
8 Common Successful Life Mistakes
etting a great mark, and...

Activities

12 Amazing Benefits of Music Lessons
Does your child love to...
5 Exciting Fall Activities You Must Know About
There are seemingly endless options...
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Announces 2022 Launch and Events
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Kicks...
Spring Break Activities
most, actually every, day, where...
394 Exciting Questions to Ask Kids (Fun, Silly, Get to Know Them Questions)
Conversing with your children can...
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