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Memories and cups of tea
Growing up, my brother and I spent a lot of time with my grandparents.  We are among the lucky ones. My Oma would often come pick us up from school and we’d all walk home together. They were slow walks. Magical walks.  We had nowhere to be, so we... Read more
Finding Health: A Personal Journey
By Dr. Maryam Zeineddin, MD What is healthy living? To me, this concept has always been very difficult to define, before we can even begin to follow it. Especially as a woman, with so many roles in life, it seemed impossible to “do it all” while also living a... Read more
Healthy Family Expo 2017 (Coupon + GIVEAWAY)
The countdown is on until Spring! While we still have snow in the forecast in Vancouver (what the?), I’m starting to get excited about wearing less layers, waking up to less darkness and getting outdoors more. I’m pretty much fair-weather everything, so when it rains (or SNOWS!) for days... Read more
Cirque du Soleil’s TORUK review
Wow!  Like… WOW.  That is what I have to say about Cirque du Soleil’s TORUK that I saw in Vancouver last week!  I brought my mom and Portia and we all sat there pretty much awe-struck.  I hope you all had a chance to see it while the show... Read more
The Gift of a Clean Home! (GIVEAWAY)
There aren’t many things that make me happier than a clean home!  With two young kids, working from home means my ‘office’ is part of our communal living space and when that space isn’t clean… I have a hard time working. Scratch that- I cannot work at all.  It’s... Read more
It’s Eczema Season- How to Beat The Winter Itch
As the weather cools down and we move indoors and turn up the heat, the dry air can wreak havoc on sensitive skin. Here are a few tips to get your child through the winter more comfortably. Moisturize! Applying a moisturizer helps to restore the barrier function of skin.... Read more
Staying Active With Via Velo
I am notorious for being ‘fair weather’ EVERYTHING.  I’d love to be a runner, but “oh shoot, it’s raining”.  I’d love to be a more serious skiier, but “man, it’s cold today”.  That is kind of the story of my life.  I’m not proud of it, it’s just the... Read more
Let SPUD deliver your basics straight to your door
One thing I have learned since becoming a parent is that every minute of the day is precious.  As a work-at-home mama, my schedule is mapped out and I have to make the most of every single moment if I’m going to get everything done and still have time... Read more
Mt. Seymour Summer Eco-Adventure Camps for Kids
School is only in session for a few more weeks! The countdown has begun, mostly for the teachers 😛 . Parents everywhere are starting the hunt for fun, educational and engaging summer camps for their wee ones.  While summer camps aren’t quite as hard to get into as the... Read more
Run Free with the Bugaboo Runner
Living in Vancouver it’s hard to not live an active lifestyle. Not only are we home of the yoga pants but the surrounding scenery is absolutely breathtaking. With so many glorious trails around, everything from mountain hikes to oceanside strolls, it’s a must to have a stroller that can... Read more