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2 Exciting Events at the PNE: Drive-Thru Tricks-and-Treats Edition and Slayland!
2 Exciting Events at the PNE: Drive-Thru Tricks-and-Treats Edition and Slayland!

Reading Time: 2 minutes What have you got planned for Halloween? A lot of people are opting out of...

Halloween with a few changes
Halloween with a few changes

Reading Time: 3 minutes The BC CDC has released advice on how to approach Halloween this year. It is...

10 Home Learning Success Tips for Parents and Caregivers
10 Home Learning Success Tips for Parents and Caregivers

Reading Time: 9 minutes For many different reasons, parents may choose to teach their children at home this Fall....

Important! File your 2019 taxes or risk losing your CCB
Important! File your 2019 taxes or risk losing your CCB

Reading Time: 3 minutes In late August, the Canadian government warned eligible Canadians who have not yet filed their...

Preparing your kids for back to school during COVID
Preparing your kids for back to school during COVID

Reading Time: 7 minutes Come September, families are expected to send their kids for in-person learning at school. It...

The Tech Solution – how to manage screen-time
The Tech Solution - how to manage screen-time

Reading Time: 5 minutes Technology use carries with it myriad potential consequences—among them cyberbullying, sleep deprivation, poor posture, back...

Fall Activities Now Available
Fall Activities Now Available

Reading Time: 4 minutes With Back-to-School comes Fall activities. What will those look like this year? Who is offering...

A Taste of the PNE: Drive-Thru Fair Experience
A Taste of the PNE: Drive-Thru Fair Experience

Reading Time: 2 minutes Around this time of year, we would begin planning our annual visit to The PNE...

12 helpful ways to reduce stress and prepare for back-to school during a pandemic
12 helpful ways to reduce stress and prepare for back-to school during a pandemic

Reading Time: 6 minutes With the recent announcement of return-to-school plans, although with a minor delay, many children and...

4 Useful Tips to Prepare Children for this Unprecedented School Year
4 Useful Tips to Prepare Children for this Unprecedented School Year

Reading Time: 4 minutes After months of uncertainty, it’s now official: most B.C. students will be going back to...

9 Useful Back-to-School COVID Sleep Tips
9 Useful Back-to-School COVID Sleep Tips

Reading Time: 13 minutes All those fun summer days filled with sunshine, family activities, and late nights are quickly...

5 Helpful tips to Manage Nighttime Anxiety
5 Helpful tips to Manage Nighttime Anxiety

Reading Time: 4 minutes “But I’m not tired!” “What about the monsters in the closet?” “I heard a noise...

These Tiny Boots were made for Walking or Hiking – 5 useful tips
These Tiny Boots were made for Walking or Hiking - 5 useful tips

Reading Time: 10 minutes Only a few steps into my hike up to Quarry Rock I began to notice...

Worried about the “COVID Slide”? 5 ways to keep your kids learning this summer  
Worried about the “COVID Slide”? 5 ways to keep your kids learning this summer  

Reading Time: 3 minutes Parents across the country have been faced with the reality of school closures interrupting their...

Phase 3 is a go – 4 exciting plans for Summer!
Phase 3 is a go - 4 exciting plans for Summer!

Reading Time: 5 minutes It’s been a long 4 months and many people are feeling exhausted with the social...

Dig This: 10 Big Benefits of Gardening with Kids
Dig This: 10 Big Benefits of Gardening with Kids

Reading Time: 7 minutes Most parents want their children to get outside away from phones, TV, and video games,...

5 essential tips to work from home with kids
5 essential tips to work from home with kids

Reading Time: 4 minutes Summer has almost officially started in BC and working from home has become the new...

Learn the fundamentals of Digital Parenting
Learn the fundamentals of Digital Parenting

Reading Time: 2 minutes Join a free, introductory Digital Parenting webinar Thursday, June 25, at 1:30pm ET! It will focus on parents of children between 5 and 11 years old and will discuss questions such as how closely should we watch our kids when they are online, how can we help them stay safe when using the internet, and what is too much screen time.

PNE Father’s Day treat!
PNE Father's Day treat!

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s Father’s Day this Sunday and if you have a meat-lover in the family or...

The power to give
The power to give

Reading Time: 2 minutes As we have been spending more time cooped up inside lately, many of us are...

A new future for swim lessons
A new future for swim lessons

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you are a new mom or have a new baby, how can you ensure you and your baby are more prepared for time in the water? Karina Renaud has the answer. As the instructor and owner of The Swim for Life program, Karina created an online course to help save lives by teaching young children foundational water skills from their own homes!

3 great charities to support remotely
3 great charities to support remotely

Reading Time: 4 minutes Being stuck at home for the last couple of months has really made me appreciate...

5 reasons why parents need more sleep
5 reasons why parents need more sleep

Reading Time: 4 minutes With kids out of school in most of Canada, most parents find their days full...

A Day in the Life of a Family in Quarantine
A Day in the Life of a Family in Quarantine

Reading Time: 5 minutes As our children’s school shut down due to the Covid-19, and our work schedule changed...

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