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Arts Umbrella
Arts Umbrella's amazing new space unveiled

Reading Time: 3 minutes A model for arts education across North America, the new facility significantly expands Arts Umbrella’s capacity to provide transformative experiences for young people in Metro Vancouver, across Canada, and around the world. Arts Umbrella serves 24,000 young people annually, and, within the next three to five years, the new building is expected to support 15,000 children and youth
every year through tuition-based programs and performances, as well as community programs, distance learning, bursaries, and scholarships.

Spring Break
Spring Break is coming fast!

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are now just over 5 weeks from Spring Break 2021. The usual routines have...

Physical Literacy
Physical Literacy - An Exercise in Learning

Reading Time: 9 minutes Over the past few years, the concept of physical literacy has grown in popularity around...

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Demystifying Psychological Educational Assessments

Reading Time: 8 minutes All parents want their children to thrive. From the minute they’re born, we guide them...

Child getting braces
Bracing yourself for bracing your kids

Reading Time: 9 minutes As an orthodontist, I often come across two types of parents: one who assumes their...

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...

Our Kids Vancouver Expo
Interested in Private school?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Whether your child is nearing school age or if they are already enrolled, parents cross...

Kids at Jennifer Gasoi Writers Fest
Spend an unforgettable day with your family at the 2017 Vancouver Writers Fest!

Reading Time: 3 minutes With so many places to eat, shops to explore, art to admire and wildlife to...

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...

Kid's cluttered room
Reclaim Your House After Kids Go Back To School

Reading Time: 10 minutes It’s the most wonderful time of the year — time to send the kids back...

School sign to warn drivers
Aggressive driving in school zones is putting kids in danger!

Reading Time: 5 minutes New school zone survey shows more parents driving aggressively in school zones – honking, swearing...

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Summer 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this issue, we’ve tried to pull together some resources to make your Summer experiences...

Resource Guide 2017 Cover
Family Resource Guide 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute Looking for places to go, people to see, party places? Be sure to check out...

exercising
Connection Between Exercising and Education

Reading Time: 5 minutes Move More to Learn More: The Connection between exercising and education As parents, we’re all well...

sleep
Are you Suffering from sleep deprivation?

Reading Time: 4 minutes How to get a child to sleep more is often one of new parent’s biggest...

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...

Montessori
Montessori then and now: still ahead the curve in education

Reading Time: 11 minutes Our ever-changing world impacts us in many ways; even in the way, our kids are...

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...

Girl getting chiropractic help
Straightening up - Chiropractic help for your child

Reading Time: 8 minutes Getting chiropractic help for your child I did not grow up in a “chiropractic family”....

Family looking at devices not unplugged
Unplugged and Unbothered

Reading Time: 4 minutes Organize your electronics for a happier and healthier home If you spent 2016 lost in...

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...

child sits with mother for brain training
Training Your Child’s Brain

Reading Time: 5 minutes In many ways, parents are the coaches of a young child’s Brain Fitness Regimen! Like professional coaches,...

a group of moms and babies form a babysitting circle
Time to Enlist a Babysitting Circle!

Reading Time: 5 minutes On a recent trip to the UK, I was asked by my Mother in Law...

Boy playing in leaves. Education Issue. Cover of BC Parent Magazine October Issue 2016
Education 2016

Reading Time: < 1 minute As fall rolls in and the weather changes from bright, sunny days to gloomy, shorter days,...

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