Reading Time: 3 minutes Here is a little about a BC Parent who brings magic wherever he goes. Bradley T. Morris, based on Salt Spring Island, is the Founder, Creative Director, Executive Producer, Voice Actor & Author at MajikKids.com and MajikMedia.com. MAJIK KIDS: Magical Stories for Magical Kids. Offers six magical audio stories and illustrated books that are now live (on their website, Youtube, Spotify, iTunes & all the other listening places)
Reading Time: 4 minutes We've been asked to start homeschooling again. It is short-term and hopefully only until January 10th. Here are 5 ways to help get through this chaos.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Being a parent, I'm sure your day started hours ago. But, if it hasn't started or isn't over yet, here is a plan to keep you on track. Merry Christmas!
Reading Time: 3 minutes With all the focus on buying gifts for the kids, I find Mom and Dad sometimes get neglected. Here are a few useful, but meaningful gifts to make them feel special this year that goes beyond socks and underwear!
Reading Time: 5 minutes As parents, we all want what’s best for our children. We want them to be thoughtful, kind, confident, compassionate people, and we do all we can to teach them these skills. What if there was another way to help your child build character, learn new skills, and increase their strength and confidence?
Tri-Cities Gracie Jiu-Jitsu owners Ray Lee and Bethany MacGillivray and their team of instructors have that magic touch to help your child develop all these qualities while having fun and being active in their Gracie Bullyproof program.
Reading Time: 2 minutes more special than a lovely photo of the family or a canvas print of a piece of your child's art that will stand the test of time?
Reading Time: 3 minutes ays are a special time of year and all families have just one wish: to cozy up and spend quality time with their loved ones. Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon (RMH BC) ensures that families who are far from home can celebrate together and enjoy the festivities of the season, even while they are going through the most difficult of times as their child receives life-saving medical treatment.
Reading Time: 5 minutes It feels like it’s been forever since we went on a trip of some kind....
Reading Time: 4 minutes Have you completed all your shopping? Have you figured out the Toddlers? I find they're easier to sort out. The trickier ones are the older ones. What gifts have you bought so far? As always there is one child that you haven't quite figured out yet. At least that's my situation. Here are some ideas to consider.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Today was a great day! I got to donate 3 boxes of toys to Vancouver Firefighter Charities' annual Toy Drive. It has been said that giving can actually make you happier than receiving and I would agree. It is such a joy donating and knowing that you will be making someone else happy. Your gift or donation will make someone else's day better. If you don't have something tangible to give, giving your time and volunteering can be just as im
Reading Time: 4 minutes straightforward. They are happy with most things, but as a parent, you want to get them something that will keep them happy for more than 5 minutes and won't end up in the garbage or clutter after a week.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you started thinking about what activities they will join in the new year? Camps and extracurricular activities are a fantastic opportunity for children to learn things they wouldn't learn in a school environment.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The rain continues and will do for a while. There are numerous severe weather warnings...
Reading Time: 4 minutes We’re happy to introduce a talented, local Vancouver mompreneur, Priya Tronsgard. Priya was the director...
Reading Time: 3 minutes ‘Tis the season for family traditions. Whether your family enjoys baking together, decorating the house...
Reading Time: 3 minutes Health Canada has approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11, the department announced Friday. The announcement means that elementary school children will be able to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Previously, only kids aged 12 and up were eligible.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Provincial leaders are urging British Columbians not to hoard food and groceries as disruptions to B.C.'s farm industry and supply chains from historic rain and flooding fuels angst amid consumers.
Here are some recipes with food from your cupboards to help you through this challenging period.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The City of Vancouver has planned a virtual Remembrance Day ceremony at Victory Square on Thursday. The ceremony will be streamed online on the City of Vancouver’s Facebook page for the public to watch and remember from home starting at 10:30 am.
Reading Time: 6 minutes 10 Strategies to Success The following are strategies that have proven successful in helping students reach (and exceed) their goals, regardless of the child’s circumstances!
Reading Time: 2 minutes I'm excited to introduce you to a new Instagram friend, Katie Connolly. Katie is a Vancouver girl now living in beautiful North Van. Through her company gloWithin, Katie empowers those who support children (parents, educators, etc), so they can nourish the little lights of this world and help everyone to glow!
Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s Fall and the rain is falling…hard. Have you hunkered down and got cozy on...
Reading Time: 5 minutes features parents look for when they turn to the private system include a specific educational approach, such as Montessori or Waldorf; a particular religious or cultural setting; a strong academic setting or a program for children who are gifted; the ability to accommodate special needs; the flexibility to accommodate special scheduling required by art, music or sports training.
Reading Time: 4 minutes We're excited to have a new BC Parent profile with a twist. Rather than just one parent, we got to connect with two! Eric Horgan and Tara Hungerford are two loving, sensitive and creative Vancouverites. This husband and wife team are television writers/directors and creators of The Gumboot Kids programs, which airs in 180 countries including on CBC Kids in Canada and Amazon Prime in the USA. They’ve also published 6 Gumboot Kids Nature Mystery storybooks for kids ages 3-7 years old with book #7 and #8 available in bookstores in now (October) -- Books are available at Vancouver Kidsbooks.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Burnaby with her tight-knit family of four. Her husband, herself, her 12-year-old daughter, Megan, and her 10-year-old son, Owen. She bravely launched a business during COVID with a new business partner, her daughter. Together this mother and daughter team run a DIY Craft Kit business called Wood + Stencil Co, and she also does contracting in project management and fundraising.
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