Newsletter signup
Family Holiday Events: Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge
Every year, we take the kids to the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver for the Canyon Lights event.  This is always how we kick off the holiday season, because it really gets you into the spirit! WHERE: Capilano Suspension Bridge, North Vancouver DATES: November 27th- January 3rd (closed... 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
Top 5 Reasons Your Child Should Know Their Math Facts
Your grade 4 child is busy studying because his teacher has asked her to memorize her multiplication tables…. Your grade 4 child has no factual recall of his multiplication tables and his teacher says it is neither required nor necessary… Which of these scenarios makes the most sense to... 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
Understanding Hip Dysplasia
Sharaya Stanger, BKin, MPT Pediatric Physiotherapist with Kids Physio Group Vancouver One morning you think you hear a “clicking” sound while changing your baby’s diaper. Your suspicions are confirmed when your little one’s hip “clicks” again later that day during another changing. You think to yourself: Is this a... Read more
North Shore’s Property of the Week #TeamFinney
I am thrilled to have the opportunity to contribute to my dear friend Jessica’s site, which, despite my lack of children of my own, I have been reading intently over the last few years.  I reached out to Jessica about contributing to her site because I felt that this... Read more
Body Awareness: Helping kids understand injury
Written by Julie Paul, BSc (HealthSciences), MScPT – Pediatric Physiotherapist at Kids Physio Group (North Van & Vancouver) Last post I discussed “Pain Language: Let Kids Learn the Lingo”. Now, let’s focus on the importance of teaching kids about their bodies after injury and during movement. My job is to... Read more
Pain Language: Let Kids Learn the Lingo
Written by: Julie Paul, BSc (HealthSciences), MScPT Pediatric Physiotherapist at Kids Physio Group (North Van & Vancouver) How many times have you said “I have a pounding headache”? Or “My back is aching like crazy”? Or “My knee is throbbing”? We use a wide range of descriptive language to... Read more
Oral health: A window to your overall health
Did you know that your oral health is linked to your overall wellness? Oral health is not only important to your appearance and sense of well-being, but also to your overall health. In some cases, oral problems can be a symptom of other diseases. Here are several ways that... Read more
Quelling the Fears of a Kindergarten Mom
Author: Tara Cree This year my youngest started Kindergarten. No question that she was intellectually ready; preschool teachers told me she needed more challenge. Yet when it was time to register her, I was anxious. The thought of dropping her off outside the door of a Kindergarten class with... Read more