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Images by Bethany photo session WINNER!
I am happy to announce the winner of the Images by Bethany family portrait session giveaway! CONGRATULATIONS….   Thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway.  For all those who would like another chance to win an Images by Bethany photo shoot for their family, head on over to... Read more
mom inc. MOVEMENT delivered and inspired!
Yesterday, I attended the 2nd annual mom inc. MOVEMENT tradeshow in Burnaby, BC.  I had no idea what to expect as it was my first ever experience with this type of event.  I arrived all alone, sat through some of the workshops all alone, and spent some time wandering... Read more
Disney on Ice & Hype Hair Studio join forces in support of Balding for Dollars
What do the Disney on Ice production “Dare to Dream” and Hype Hair Studio have in common?  They both want to help underserved children suffering from long-term medical hair loss. This year, the popular Vancouver hair salon and the world-famous skating performance for kids are working together in a... Read more
Images by Bethany family photo shoot (& giveaway!)
Since Portia was born, just over two years ago now, I have really wanted to do a professional photo session of our little family. For some reason, we never got one done, no matter how many times I reminded myself to look into it. I think finding the right... Read more
September Family Events & Activities- North Shore & Nearby
Today is September.  What?  I say this every summer, as I am sure many do… “That summer was way too short!” But here we find ourselves, it is Labour Day weekend and school is back in session in 3 short days. I hope you have all had a wonderful... Read more
Little Portia’s Daycare Debut
Big changes are coming for our family, as today our little baby started daycare for the first time. I will be going back to work the first week in September, so we are giving ourselves two weeks to adjust to the new routine and to give Portia all the... Read more
Guest Post ~ Seattle Zoo: A Day Trip The Whole Family Will Love!
Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo by Jonathan Smallwood I should start by saying that I support our local events and attractions as much as the next parent; however, if you are looking for a little family adventure, think of our friends down south and try out the Seattle Woodland Park... Read more
August Family Events & Activities
Summer time and the living’s easy…. especially since we are getting better than amazing weather in Vancouver these days! July has come and gone and we are already a few days into August, meaning I am late in getting this post up, but hopefully you agree with the saying... Read more
Grouse Mountain Summer Camps Program & Giveaway
I am excited to be able to offer one lucky reader the opportunity to win a Grouse Mountain Summer Adventure Camp experience for their child (ages 8-14)! Make sure you enter the contest below and spread the word to your friends and family.  A great North Shore summer activity... Read more
Last night, I read an article in the North Shore News about yet another incident of a young girl being abused by a stranger. If you haven’t read the article, here it is.  This is the second occurrence in North Vancouver in the past month.  It sends chills through my whole... Read more