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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
Fuel Happiness with Gabrielle Bernstein
On December 5, 2015, my friend, Kate Muker (founder of Conscious Divas) is hosting an event called Fuel Happiness with New York Times best­selling author, Gabrielle Bernstein. The timing of this event is perfect. The Holiday Season may come with a lot of good times—but for many, the anxiety of all... Read more
Soaking in all the goodness that is We Day!
I just recently attended We Day for the second year in a row.  I was introduced to this incredible event last year through TELUS, who partnered with Free The Children in 2007 to help engage and empower youth to harness their innovative ideas, make positive change and become community leaders, both locally and... Read more
Join me at the Women of Influence Luncheon Series
One of the many things I love about owning and running North Shore Mama is the chance to attend all sorts of inspiring, exciting and informational events.  I am usually at at least 1 event per week and there have been weeks where I have attended 2, 3, 4... Read more
Summer Street Soirée supporting BC/Yukon Burn Survivors
This month, there will be a market that gives back with nearly 20 local retail vendors and food trucks benefiting the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund and Young Burn Survivors Camp.  On Saturday, June 27th from 11-6pm, many amazing local brands will be popping up shop at the Summer Street Soirée... Read more
West Vancouver Community Day 2015
The West Vancouver Community Day is maybe my family’s longest running tradition and definitely one of our favourites! Here are the event details so you can enjoy it with your family this year too!  (OH! And it’s going to be super sunny and hot, so make sure you’ve got... Read more
“The Maker’s Market” pop-up shopping event – Vancouver, May 16th
A GREAT event is happening in Vancouver mid-May.  Some of our favourite brands are hosting a pop-up shopping event called the Maker’s Market. Seven wildly popular local children’s brands have come together to host Vancouver’s biggest independent brand pop-up shopping event, where shoppers can meet their favourite kids’ designers... 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
Saltspring in the city – In Vancouver March 27-29th, 2015
For its second year, Salt Spring in the City – a kind of village market meets art show – returns to Vancouver March 27 to 29th to showcase the treasures and flavours of the Salish Sea. Visitors to Vancouver’s Heritage Hall will get to experience food and fashion, paintings and pottery, wine and... Read more