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Carlie Parkinson
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...

Parent Profile: Amazing Megan Lammam brings a mindful practice for kids

We had the privilege of interviewing Megan Lammam and adding her to our Parent Profiles....

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. 

5 Exciting Fall Activities You Must Know About

There are seemingly endless options for after-school activities that your children can get involved in, from soccer to swimming, piano lessons to STEM. But what do your children really get out of these activities? Here are some reasons why your kids should participate in extracurricular activities, beyond the standard 'it’s something to do.’

5 Exciting Ways to Celebrate to the Fullest at the PNE Fair!

Make the PNE Fair your End-of-Summer Tradition with *can’t miss* attractions and entertainment including the SuperDogs, Chinese Acrobats, High Dive Show, Dueling Pianos, Agriculture Displays, Drag Shows, Cooking Demonstrations, Pyro Musical, Exhibits, Home Showcase, and the return of Summer Night Concerts!

Enjoy an amazing camping trip with the Right Camping Gear

onsidering the available options for tents, sleeping bags, and other camping essentials, choosing the right gear for a camping trip can be overwhelming. We got some advice from the BBB to help you purchase the camping gear that best suits your personal needs.  

The Wait is Over: Big Changes for Playland's 2022 Season!

One of my favourite rides at Playland has always been the Wooden Coaster. I'm sure many of you noticed, the Coaster was out of commission last year. Luckily it was a temporary closure and it is now open!

Talented, Budding Young Author Discovered in Vancouver

100% volunteer-run charity, Ripple Foundation, announced Cora Arvidson, a seventh-grade student from Vancouver’s Sir William...

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