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Rhythm Gym: Trade rainy weekends with fun fitness for kids!
Winter in Vancouver is not my favourite thing.  The rainy days…. OH the rainy days! Day after day with no end in sight.  I used to not mind them so much pre-kids, but trying to entertain 2 very energetic wee ones when it’s pouring outside?  Also not my favourite... Read more
5 Easter-Inspired Science Experiments for Kids #StreamTeam
Spring is such an exciting time of year! There is so much growth, colour, and anticipation of those hot summer months. It’s a time where we can start spending entire days outside without feeling the dampness of Vancouver (except for today which feels more like winter than spring!). Spring... Read more
Portia’s biking adventures with Pedalheads bike camp
Over spring break, Portia had the great opportunity to take part in a 1 week bike camp with Pedalheads. Pedalheads is a safe, fun and challenging learn-to-ride bike camp for kids 2-12. Since Pedalheads started, in 1995, they have taught over 175,000 kids how to ride their bikes.  And they... Read more
Free weekend workshops for kids at ArtStarts
Free Weekend Workshops for Kids and Families Looking for fun, free things to do with kids in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland? ArtStarts is pleased to offer free arts-based weekend workshops for kids and families in both Vancouver and New Westminster. Join some of the best artists working with young people for... Read more
Family Fun on the North Shore: Maplewood Farm (& giveaway)
We have a gem on the North Shore that I didn’t even know about until Portia was born almost 4 years ago.  I couldn’t believe that I had lived on the North Shore my entire life and had never found myself at Maplewood Farm! Maplewood Farm is just off... Read more
Keeping your kidlets happy during long car rides
It’s summertime! YAHOO!  Summer means a few things to me: sunshine, flip flops, watermelon, swimming and road trips (to name a few). Last weekend we went on a mini staycation to Harrison Hotsprings (post yet to come!). We had such an amazing time and the drive was so easy... Read more
Skills 4 Kids: Keep kids active & engaged in learning during the BC teacher strike!
Moms and dads of children in Vancouver, next week the rotating strike will begin and your children will not be attending school (on predetermined days)!  The union representing public school teachers has announced it is moving to Phase 2 of job action starting with a rolling strike that will... Read more
Spring Break Camp at 4Cats Art Studio North Vancouver
I know it’s hard to imagine right now, as the snow continues to blanket Vancouver, but Spring Break is just around the corner! With Spring Break comes added incentive to find entertaining, educational and FUN activities for your kids to partake in.  Right now is a great time to... Read more
Vancouver Aquarium UP Close!
I had the great opportunity of joining some fellow Vancouver bloggers for a special media event at the Vancouver Aquarium last week.  We were invited to experience the new offering called Up Close, where we had the chance to go behind the scenes of some of the coolest exhibits... Read more
Top 5 Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails on the North Shore by Bianca Bujan
I am elated to have Bianca Bujan, Bits of Bee, sharing this post on North Shore Mama today.  Thank you so much for joining us, Bianca! Top 5 Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails on the North Shore After reading a recent article in the Vancouver Sun about a child plummeting down... Read more