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BC Parent News

Reel to Real Film Festival for Youth April 14-23

Reading Time: 2 minutes Held from April 14-23, this year's Reel to Real Film Festival for Youth is online and available across British Columbia! The line-up of Feature films champion diversity and inclusivity and address the impact of social media, racism, and discrimination.

Your families most cherished recipes

Reading Time: 3 minutes FamilyCookbookProject.com has brought us a way to create a printed personal recipe cookbook filled with your own recipes. Now you can put your favourites from Grandma, other cookbooks, magazines, and the Internet all in one place. Narrow down the huge collection of recipes you don't look at to just the ones you love.

spring clean
Amazing Spring Cleaning - Ready, Set, Refresh

Reading Time: 5 minutes As any parent can tell you, kids are the first to embrace bright colours and creative spaces. Their joie de vivre can help lead the way in imaginative bedroom design. All it takes are a few new upgrades, accents, or accessories for the ultimate kid’s room refresh.

BC restrictions extended until Feb 5, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes By order and direction of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), all events and social gatherings are suspended until Feb 5, 2021. Here are some ways to fill the time.

Christmas Event
6 Exciting Christmas events to enjoy with your family

Reading Time: 3 minutes Christmas is different, but it's still on! Here are a few Christmas events that have adjusted to make sure families can still enjoy them in a physically distanced way!

3 exciting ways to connect with Santa

Reading Time: 4 minutes An in-person visit and photograph with Santa are unavailable this year. There are other options to help keep your children excited and make sure the Christmas is special with or without COVID.

Canceled: Experience the Magic of Heritage Christmas at Burnaby Village Museum

Reading Time: 3 minutes The old fashioned spirit of Christmas comes alive during Heritage Christmas at the Burnaby Village Museum, presented by Concord Pacific, which returns for the holiday season beginning November 21 with spectacular light displays and historical exhibits in the 1920s village.

Celebrate Take A Hike Day

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hiking is an opportunity to rebuild your connection with nature and remind you of the importance of maintaining healthy minds and bodies. Here are some ways to enjoy the time outdoors with your child and get a little learning in as well.

outdoor girl
3 Outdoor Safety Tips for Families

Reading Time: 5 minutes In the great outdoors, as the seasons change, so do the dangers. It's important for every parent to instill outdoor safety skills in their children when they are young to avoid hazardous situations and enjoy their time outside.

Rainy day activity - yummy, scented playdough!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Get all hands on deck to create this scented playdough. It's an easy to follow recipe and my kids love helping!

The PNE Fair drive-thru
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...

Summer Plans
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...

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...

Life Schooling
Life Schooling

Reading Time: 4 minutes A product of being on lockdown 24 hours a day, 7 days a week is...

screen time
Screen time during isolation – Quality over quantity 

Reading Time: 4 minutes At PK Beans we spend most of our days focused on bringing play into children’s...

Kitchen Hacks
Enter the First-Ever Kitchen Hacks Challenge!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Share your go-to family meal hack for a chance to win cash prizes! Bonus: Every...

At home
5 Entertaining things to do "At Home"

Reading Time: 2 minutes We know we all need to stay at home, but with kids hanging around asking...

Becoming a Hero: The Power of Storytelling in Child Development

Reading Time: 4 minutes Once upon a time… If the pen is mightier than the sword, then the classic...

5 Tips to Beat Cabin Fever from Goliath Games

Reading Time: 2 minutes How long have the kids been home from school now? 3 days? Two weeks? Since...

Mom and child looking at clutter
Help! 4 tips to re-organize clutter

Reading Time: 3 minutes We’re all at home. There’s no escaping it! Being stuck at home has caused many...

3 Useful Mindfulness and Meditation Techniques To Help Your Child

Reading Time: 3 minutes With all the technology at our child’s fingertips, along with the fast-paced lifestyle that comes...

Exciting IG and Facebook Lives!

Reading Time: < 1 minute On the theme of #Physical-distancing and not #Social-distancing, we are listing a few IG Lives...

15 Rainy day outdoor activities

Reading Time: 4 minutes The weather forecast has been for heavy rain every day this week. Luckily we haven’t...

kids being digital
4 easy digital play-dates for kids

Reading Time: 2 minutes I feel like I’ve been on my phone a lot lately. I’ve been connected with...

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