BC Parent Newsmagazine logo
Join our Newsletter and be entered to win 4 passes to WildPlay! Contest closes June 5th!

5 Inspiring Lessons Learned From Building A Business With My

5 min read

Never in my wildest dreams did I think my teenage daughter would become my business partner. Three years ago, that is exactly what happened. During the early days of the pandemic, I was looking for things to keep my kids busy and happy due to the isolation they were facing.

Heidi Avery

Business

5 essential tips to work from home with kids

4 min read

Summer has almost officially started in BC and working from home has become the new norm. Balancing work with kids can be tricky, but you can always fit parenting and online work from your home together. With only a handful of in-person summer camps available, how do you manage your day to actually be able…

Carlie Parkinson

work from home

5 Entertaining things to do “At Home”

2 min read

We know we all need to stay at home, but with kids hanging around asking for things to do, how do you fill the day? Who would have thought that the idea of activities "At Home" would become such a valuable resource? There are a few organizations that have developed some "At Home" resources. Check…

Carlie Parkinson

At home

Mompreneur Series – Interview with Angela Saxena, Founder of Lav

3 min read

Fashion is a tough business as, our next interviewee, Angela Saxena can attest. Angela recently launched her family-friendly loungewear line, Lav and Kush, with a design focus on comfort clothing for women but especially busy moms that are versatile enough for loungewear or running out to meetings. These stylish, locally, ethically made outfits can also…

Carlie Parkinson

Mother and child wearing Lav and Kush

Mompreneur Series: Pip and Vix Art Kits

5 min read

We are excited to be sharing some mompreneurial insight with you from sisters, Victoria and Phillipa, the founders of Pip and Vix Art Kits! My children had the please of trying these art kits out and had an absolute blast. Read the review here. What was the inspiration for Pip and Vix? I first thought…

Carlie Parkinson

Pip and Vix art kit

Mompreneur Series – Interview with Julie Cole, co-founder of Mabel’s

3 min read

For our third edition of the mompreneur series, we interviewed Julie Cole, co-founder of Mabel's Labels. With her hands full with six children, Julie has built an amazingly successful business which helps fellow parents cut down on the loss of their children's belongings. She and her partners have changed the labelling world, and we thank…

Carlie Parkinson

Camp items including thermos, shoes and vest with prominent mabels labels with children's names.

Filter by

Join our Newsletter and be entered to win 4 passes to WildPlay! Contest closes June 5th!

No spam, ever.