For some though trick-or-treating is no longer a viable option. Since the challenging Halloweens during COVID, there has been a decline in trick-or-treating. There are a few other reasons why it may not be the best way to celebrate Halloween this year.
Summer’s here and school is out (or will be very shortly), so what can we do to keep our kids’ brains developing?
It wouldn’t be summer without a chance to hike through BC's most beautiful trails. The WILD Outside team hikes throughout the year, whether that’s under Douglas Firs at Lighthouse Park or climbing Mt. Seymour for a breathtaking view of Vancouver.
Easter Sunday is only days away! Have you bought the items for the Easter Baskets? The baskets were traditionally filled with a copious amount of candy, but now people are moving away from all that excess. In the past, I have included a new DVD, this year I have added a few different things to…
It can be tricky to find the right gift to be for your Mom and Dad, from your kids or from each other. Here are some ideas to help.
This is the biggest gifting age. It's the time when your kids start telling you which gifts they want, but a little gentle persuasion doesn't hurt. We've pulled together some gift ideas that will make your kids smile on Christmas morning! From the creative story-teller to the more mature photographer, we've got you covered.
It's December 1st and now is the time to start getting gifts for your loved ones, unless you're organized and have already started getting them. Here are a few ideas to get you started when shopping for baby!
In Canada, it is Thanksgiving weekend. We have a lot for which to express gratitude, but sometimes it can be difficult to impart this message of gratefulness to our children. However, there are some things we can do.
Mother's Day is next weekend! I can't believe it's coming up so quickly. Have you thought of some gifts for that important woman in your life? I do love the home-made gifts from the kids, but as they get older they want to get mom bigger gifts or just don't have the time to craft…
In past Easter's we've aimed to have a chocolate-free, or at least reduced, celebration. Here are some ideas if this is what you're "hopping" to do.
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!
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!
Here are 4 tips, whether you have sleep trained or not, to help you keep your sanity and your little one rested on your journey and once you arrive.
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?
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…
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.
Freshly off Thanksgiving, many of us have learned this timeless lesson – kids enjoy and appreciate the moment – and the holiday – more if they roll up their sleeves and get involved. Eating a great dinner is one thing, but stuffing the turkey first is quite another. With Halloween now upon us, let’s get…
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!
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.
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.