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Canyon Lights at the Capilano Suspension Bridge
Last night, we had the opportunity to check out Canyon Lights at the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Van.  If you’re looking for an even to get you in the mood for the holidays, this one will certainly get you in the mood. Every year, the Capilano Suspension Bridge... Read more
Stop the Sleep Wars!
Sleep is such a hot topic that can cause some pretty heated debates.  Whether you bed-share, room-share, sleep train or anything else there always seems to be a reason that what you are doing is wrong.  I must say, I am getting very tired of these debates!  I want... Read more
5 Dental Tips to a Beautiful Smile
Ever wonder how to keep your teeth healthy and white? Protect the Enamel to keep them beautiful. Enamel is the white part of the tooth and is very strong. If the enamel is damaged, it can never come back. So here are some tips to maintain beautiful teeth. 1.... Read more
4 ways to make brushing teeth fun for your kids!
Getting kids to brush their teeth can be a challenge! Here are some tricks to have up your sleeve to make brushing fun. Tasty Toothpaste Choosing the right toothpaste flavour is important for kids. Some find certain flavours too strong, and some don’t like the taste of mint. Try... Read more
North Vancouver School District Kindergarten Info Night
Parents of children born in 2010 (and living in North Vancouver), there is a Kindergarten information event that you may want to think of attending! WHO: This event is for all parents/guardians of children born in 2010 and turning five-years-of-age on or before December 31, 2015 WHEN: Thursday, October 23... Read more
The Best and Worst Halloween candy for your teeth
Halloween’s candy haul is pretty much a dentistry fright fest. But are some sweets worse than others when it comes to our teeth? The answer is Yes!  The WORST candies The WORST candies for our teeth are those that stick around for a long time. Sticky candies, like toffees and... Read more
5 Tips to Having a Positive First Dental Visit for your Child
Our goal for your child’s first dental visit is ensuring a healthy mouth, while making it a fun time. We want your child to be happy and excited to come back to the dentist! Here are a few tips to making this happen! 1. Educate Your Child Use your... Read more
Physiotherapy for KIDS – how is it different than for adults?
By Andrea Mendoza, Pediatric Physiotherapist at Kids Physio Group Previously published on OrthoCanada Blog, July 2014 Physiotherapy is a never-ending puzzle. That’s the challenge of this profession – we are constantly being driven to expand our knowledge of anatomy and musculoskeletal function, amp up our assessment and treatment techniques,... Read more
North Shore Life: Eldon Spray Park in North Vancouver
The most popular post on North Shore Mama this summer is a post I wrote 2 years ago about where to keep your kidlets cool on the North Shore and nearby.  It was one of my first ever blog posts, and it feels so… rookie?… to me,  but it seems... Read more
Top 5 Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails on the North Shore by Bianca Bujan
I am elated to have Bianca Bujan, Bits of Bee, sharing this post on North Shore Mama today.  Thank you so much for joining us, Bianca! Top 5 Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails on the North Shore After reading a recent article in the Vancouver Sun about a child plummeting down... Read more