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Little Portia’s Daycare Debut
Big changes are coming for our family, as today our little baby started daycare for the first time. I will be going back to work the first week in September, so we are giving ourselves two weeks to adjust to the new routine and to give Portia all the... Read more
Guest Post ~ Seattle Zoo: A Day Trip The Whole Family Will Love!
Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo by Jonathan Smallwood I should start by saying that I support our local events and attractions as much as the next parent; however, if you are looking for a little family adventure, think of our friends down south and try out the Seattle Woodland Park... Read more
August Family Events & Activities
Summer time and the living’s easy…. especially since we are getting better than amazing weather in Vancouver these days! July has come and gone and we are already a few days into August, meaning I am late in getting this post up, but hopefully you agree with the saying... Read more
Grouse Mountain Summer Camps Program & Giveaway
I am excited to be able to offer one lucky reader the opportunity to win a Grouse Mountain Summer Adventure Camp experience for their child (ages 8-14)! Make sure you enter the contest below and spread the word to your friends and family.  A great North Shore summer activity... Read more
Last night, I read an article in the North Shore News about yet another incident of a young girl being abused by a stranger. If you haven’t read the article, here it is.  This is the second occurrence in North Vancouver in the past month.  It sends chills through my whole... Read more
If you have a budding golfer in your family, you should take advantage of this great initiative going on up at Whistler! At the Nicklaus North, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler GC, and Whistler Golf Course, children (accompanied by a paying adult) can golf for free! “Whistler is vacation place for... Read more
I’m BA-AAACK! Somehow, I inadvertently took a 2 week break from writing and posting, but I’m back and ready to roll! I feel sunned, rested, revived and eager to resume my ‘duties’ as North Shore Mama! I hope you have been enjoying the weather and great family activities/events over... Read more
  Karl Johnson is a 3rd generation Silhouette Artist who learned his unique skill from his father when he was just a young boy. “Each Silhouette is cut out entirely freehand. Karl simply looks at the subject’s profile (whether in person or from a photograph) and starts cutting their... Read more
North Vancouver FREE Friday Evening Concert Series
North Vancouver’s Annual Friday Evening Concert Series is back, starting this weekend! The calendar below is from the North Van Rec site. You can find out more information by visiting their site and I will be adding these events to my calendar as well. Evenings in Edgemont Live In... Read more