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Buying a Condo For Your Child
Sometimes the best part of my job is meeting really smart people. They’re planners. While I struggle to sign-up for parent teacher interviews in advance – meaning, I meet my kids’ respective teachers on Tuesday at 4pm, Wednesday at 3pm and then again on Wednesday at 7pm – these... Read more
Vision board art night at THRIVE studio
Last week, I had the immense pleasure of being in a room filled with women I adore and admire while supporting a lovely friend of mine at her art studio on Main St.  Yes, it was as amazing as it sounds! Jamie Smith, a local Vancouver artist, is doing... Read more
House Hunting With Kids
Growing up, my family relocated a few times – from Vancouver to Winnipeg and then back again – and, each time, my parents would take us house hunting with them. I loved it! I remember one house in particular that I fell in love with. I can’t tell you... Read more
How to Make Brushing Teeth FUN!
Let’s face it, brushing your little ones teeth can be a challenge! They chew the toothbrush, close their mouth, cry and run away. When it’s time to brush, many children even kick and scream, making this a dreaded time of the bedtime routine.  No matter how exhausting this can... Read more
TELUS Adopts Lord Beaconsfield Elementary in Vancouver
I’m just going to come out and say it:  TELUS is a company with huge heart.  When it comes to supporting children, their education and their futures, I am absolutely smitten when a brand as influential as TELUS steps up to the plate. And that is exactly what TELUS did... Read more
Vancity Box: Our city in a box
It’s becoming pretty clear that monthly subscription boxes are the ‘new thing’.  Everything from snacks to household goods to kids’ crafts is available to arrive on your front doorstep.  It is very interesting to watch the growth in this monthly ‘box’ trend and a few are definitely making their... Read more
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
Holiday Gift Guide for the Creative, Cool Kid in Your Life
Welcome to the 2015 North Shore Mama Holiday Gift Guide series.  This is a 3 part series that started with a compilation of really cool gifts ‘for the ladies’(check it out HERE!).  I’m continuing on with the cool gift goodness with PART 2 which you’re reading now! If you... 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
Gifts for that fabulous woman in your life {HUGE GIVEAWAY}
Welcome to the 2015 North Shore Mama Holiday Gift Guide series.  This is a 3 part series starting with a compilation of really cool gifts ‘for the ladies’.  If you are looking for great ideas on what to give that incredible woman in your life, you have come to... Read more