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Holiday Gift Guide for Baby! (+ HUGE giveaway)
Welcome to the 2015 North Shore Mama Holiday Gift Guide series.  This is a 3 part series that started with a compilation of really cool gifts ‘for that amazing woman in your life‘ and then, more recently, PART 2 was ‘for the creative cool kid in your life’(check it... Read more
Peace of Mind with Earthquake Kit (+ WIN your own!)
This has been on ‘my list’ for literally EVER.  It involves preparing my family and somehow it’s one of those things that keeps getting pushed back when really, I can’t actually think of anything more important! I am so relieved (yes, that’s totally the right word) that we finally... Read more
Holiday Gift Guide for the Creative, Cool Kid in Your Life
Welcome to the 2015 North Shore Mama Holiday Gift Guide series.  This is a 3 part series that started with a compilation of really cool gifts ‘for the ladies’(check it out HERE!).  I’m continuing on with the cool gift goodness with PART 2 which you’re reading now! If you... Read more
Event announcement: Lonsdale Quay Retail Level grand re-opening
Very exciting news for North Shore residents! The retail level at Lonsdale Quay is re-opening after extensive upgrades and we’re all invited to celebrate at a grand re-opening event.  Lonsdale Quay is such a great place to hang out with the family and I’ve spent many many days there with... Read more
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
Gifts for that fabulous woman in your life {HUGE GIVEAWAY}
Welcome to the 2015 North Shore Mama Holiday Gift Guide series.  This is a 3 part series starting with a compilation of really cool gifts ‘for the ladies’.  If you are looking for great ideas on what to give that incredible woman in your life, you have come to... Read more
When you have kids that are hungry ALL the time…
We are very lucky that we have 2 kids who love to eat GOOD food.  My parents helped my brother and I to appreciate the value in healthy eating and it has been my goal to do the same for my own children.  We do allow treats on special... Read more
My secret to making the most perfect cupcakes…
Ok, I need to tell you right away so as not to lead you on any longer.  My secret to making the most perfect cupcakes is actually not some fancy Pinterest-worthy tutorial on making cupcakes.  My secret is not a recipe passed down from generation to generation.  My secret... Read more
Feeling good about the skin products we put on our kids
We live in an interesting time, where research and awareness of harmful chemicals in everyday products is so much more prevalent than even 10 years ago.  As a parent in this day and age, it is reinforced for us with every article we read and every product we learn about.... Read more
The solution to ‘nut-free’ snacks at school
My children love ‘bars’.  That’s what they call anything that’s rectangular and in a crinkly wrapper and they live for them.  All summer I carried ‘bars’ in my purse, beach bag and pockets because they are such an easy snack. Now that school has started up again and Portia and... Read more