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candy
Halloween Candy - what to do with it!!!!

Reading Time: 2 minutes As parents we always worry about which foods are best for our kids, how much junk should they eat, should we limit the food? What about Halloween Candy?

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...

Science
Coyote’s Crazy Smart Science Show

Reading Time: 4 minutes Please enjoy our sponsored post from APTN.  Season 2 on APTN Celebrates Indigenous Science for...

kids playing with bubbles during isolation
4 Carefree Things to do during self-isolation

Reading Time: 3 minutes I’m sure everyone is feeling a level of stress with all the news about COV19....

An enchanting evening – Disney on Ice
An enchanting evening - Disney on Ice

Reading Time: 2 minutes Enchanting is a word you often hear to describe Disney movies and events. The word...

the wiggles party
It was a party with The Wiggles!

Reading Time: 4 minutes While it may have been 28 years since The Wiggles‘ Anthony (Field) first got kids...

Disney on Ice Mickey and Minnie
Enter to win tickets to Disney on Ice - Mickey's Search Party

Reading Time: < 1 minute Join Mickey Mouse and his friends at Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party, a brand-new...

My Studio Party
Party like a Rock Star!

Reading Time: < 1 minute Throwing that remarkable, memorable, truly special birthday party can be a challenge. Sure you can...

We Play
A visit to We Play Kids Gym

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last week, my kids and I had the pleasure of visiting We Play Kids Gym in...

kids at a birthday party
Tips to Plan the Perfect Birthday Party

Reading Time: 9 minutes So the big day is fast approaching. Your child has been talking about it for...

Non-chocolate Easter. Can it be done?
Non-chocolate Easter. Can it be done?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Easter is another one of those holidays that makes me cringe. Just like Halloween, Christmas...

Writers Fest
Five Events for Readers K-12 at the Vancouver Writers Fest

Reading Time: 4 minutes This month, from October 15-21, the Vancouver Writers Fest will welcome more than 30 children’s...

Kids looking at ocean in Maui
Maui with Munchkins

Reading Time: 4 minutes British Columbia is an amazing place to live and we’re very lucky to be here,...

kids with art kit
An artistic afternoon with Pip & Vix art kits

Reading Time: 2 minutes The other day we had the pleasure of trying out an art kit from Pip...

child on Balance Bike
Toddlers and Two-Wheelers: Balance Bike Mania!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Gone are the days when a child has to wait until age 4 or 5...

Winter Education Issue
Winter/Education 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute The school year is in full swing. Kids are busy learning, and we’re busy helping...

Children making art in class
The Arts Umbrella makes a big SPLASH again!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Experience the – power of creativity at Splash – Arts Umbrella’s 35th annual art auction...

Back to School cover of BC Parent
Back to School 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s here and we’re in the thick of it. Check out our most recent issue...

games
10 Classic Games or Toys for Kids

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Top 10 Classic Games or Toys that Kids Today Should be Playing With Revised...

girls looking at a digital screen
3 Ways to Ease the Pain of High-Tech Parenting

Reading Time: 6 minutes Last week, my teenager spilled a milkshake on his MacBook Air and I’m convinced it...

astronomy
Astronomy with your Kids

Reading Time: 4 minutes Astronomy has fascinated humans for centuries, but it’s often the youngest of us who marvel...

restrictions
How to balance electronics and nature?

Reading Time: 6 minutes So many parents today complain that their kids are always inside and plugged into their...

children cooking and practicing life skills
Importance of sewing and cooking skills

Reading Time: 6 minutes To a busy parent rushing to put a weekday meal on the table or trying...

Winter Activities - building snowmen
Beat the Winter Blues

Reading Time: 5 minutes As the beautiful autumn leaves have all changed, and the cooler temperatures are upon us,...

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