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The importance of the Arts (for kids of all ages)
I have always believed in the importance of Arts education, so much so that I did my graduate degree in Fine Arts Education to round off my teaching credentials.  There’s another reason that I chose Fine Arts as my focus, though! After already having taught in elementary classrooms for... Read more
5 Free Activities To Do With Your Kids (+ WIN $50)
Fall is here… it’s definitely here.  The temperatures have dropped, it’s dark out when we wake up in the morning and it feels like it’s time to get creative when it comes to keeping the kidlets engaged and entertained on these shorter, cooler days. When it’s pouring rain all... Read more
Celebrating Finding Dory with Goldfish® and Disney® #GoldfishSmiles
I’m just going to go ahead and say it… my kids are obsessed with ‘fishy crackers’.  Proper terminology: Goldfish® crackers.  We don’t go anywhere without these crackers on-hand and they are a staple in the girls’ lunch boxes.  They are such a fun and easy snack! And with the release... Read more
Jump Gymnastics Holiday Camps, Date Nights + MORE!
If you haven’t discovered North Vancouver’s Jump Gymnastics yet, you’re missing out! We’ve been to a few birthday parties now at Jump Gymnastics and both our girls are IN LOVE with Jump! Jump Gymnastics is FUN for kids.  Jump Gymnastics is a great way for parents to have a... Read more
Our summer is off to a great start thanks to Escape Adventures!
Last week, Portia completed a weeklong bike camp with Escape Adventures in North Vancouver.  Spoiler alert: She went from NOT being able to ride a bike to RIDING her bike… ON.  HER.  OWN. Brian and I have tried to help her get up and running on her bike (without... Read more
Midweek Mini: Plastic Food Painting
It’s Wednesday. The weekend feels so close yet still so far away. It’s that awkward post-nap, pre-dinner time of day. Your kidlets are revitalised and you should probably get them out of the house, but dinner won’t cook itself, so you’re racking your brain for a fun, and hopefully... Read more
Midweek Mini: Backyard Car Wash
It’s Wednesday. The weekend feels so close yet still so far away. It’s that awkward post-nap, pre-dinner time of day. Your kidlets are revitalised and you should probably get them out of the house, but dinner won’t cook itself, so you’re racking your brain for a fun, (and hopefully... Read more
Midweek Mini: Tiny Wooden Birdhouses
It’s Wednesday. The weekend feels so close yet still so far away. It’s that awkward post-nap, pre-dinner time of day. Your kidlets are revitalised and you should probably get them out of the house, but dinner won’t cook itself, so you’re racking your brain for a fun, and hopefully... Read more
Midweek Mini: paper airplanes
It’s Wednesday. The weekend feels so close yet still so far away. It’s that awkward post-nap, pre-dinner time of day. Your kidlets are revitalised and you should probably get them out of the house, but dinner won’t cook itself, so you’re racking your brain for a fun, and hopefully... Read more
Kiddie cooking day at Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co.
A couple of weeks ago Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. hosted a bunch of us bloggers and our kidlets for a morning of cooking fun.  I was especially excited about this opportunity, because cooking with Portia is something I don’t do a lot of and I knew she would love... Read more