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Images by Bethany family photo shoot (& giveaway!)
Since Portia was born, just over two years ago now, I have really wanted to do a professional photo session of our little family. For some reason, we never got one done, no matter how many times I reminded myself to look into it. I think finding the right... Read more
September Family Events & Activities- North Shore & Nearby
Today is September.  What?  I say this every summer, as I am sure many do… “That summer was way too short!” But here we find ourselves, it is Labour Day weekend and school is back in session in 3 short days. I hope you have all had a wonderful... Read more
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