5 Fun Ways To Enjoy Family Day With Kids In Vancouver

Family Day

Family Day is still a fairly new holiday for BC locals, only in its fifth year since it was first officially observed in February of 2013. After a post-holiday lull, the second Monday in February is the perfect time for families to take a much-needed break and enjoy each other’s company, and thanks to a city filled with fun activities […]

Are Your Kids Too Young For Chores? (Spoiler Alert: Nope!)

Kids Chores

Everyone in the family contributes to creating the mess, so why are we as parents so quick to take on the task of tidying it all up on our own? From washing the dishes, to folding the laundry, to vacuuming and sweeping the floors, the household chores should be shared, and if you think your child […]

How To Encourage Your Kids To Enjoy Reading

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“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.” ― Emilie Buchwald Having a child who can read independently may seem like an exciting milestone, but what many parents don’t realize is the parental involvement that is required in order for your child to progress from slowly sounding out words, to full reading comprehension. It takes a […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Joining A Parent Participation Preschool

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Guest Post by Brooke Bennett of Happy Corner Preschool Parents today are faced with big decisions.  For many, it starts early with choosing the right preschool.  When choosing a preschool, today’s savvy parents are looking for small class sizes, top quality programming, and assurances that their child will be kindergarten ready. Parent Participation Preschools (PPPs) […]

How To Stay Safe In An Attack: Tips From Vancouver Police Department Women

Women Safety

Imagine you’re walking down the street at dusk. It’s quiet, and feels a bit deserted for a weekday evening. The screen from your phone glows as you check your emails while you stroll. All you can hear is the clicking of your heels on the concrete. Suddenly, you feel like something is a bit off. Did […]

How Can Yoga Benefit Your Family?

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Learning the principles of yoga, meditation (mindfulness), and pranayama (breath-work) are incredibly beneficial at any age, and even more impactful to learn in your earlier years. Imagine if you had these tools as a child! With the pressure of media, and the push to constantly do and achieve more, childhood anxiety has dramatically increased. We […]