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Giveaway: 4 passes for the World of Art at VICF!
One of my favourite fieldtrips with my students every year is to the Vancouver International Children’s Festival.  As a French Immersion teacher, the VICF is perfect because of the FrancoFun day which offers activities and performances in French! I have yet to take my own children to the VICF,... Read more
Valentine’s colour matching game for toddlers
I was perusing one of my favourite blogs, No Time For Flash Cards, when I saw this great little activity for wee ones. I set it all up for Portia yesterday afternoon and she had some fun with it. I gathered the materials needed: contact paper, coloured markers, heart... Read more
Jelly Window Stickers = Endless Toddler Fun
  This morning, I whipped out a package of jelly window stickers from my little bag ‘o’ tricks for Portia.  She had so much fun with them (even though they are now in many more places around the house than just on the windows) and it was a great... Read more
June ~ Family Events on the North Shore & Nearby
There is so much going on this month on the North Shore for families! I am excited to check out all the great events going on here (and nearby) with Portia and hubby.  I hope you and your family also have a chance to get out, explore, and experience... Read more
Coffee Dates and a Happy Toddler in North Vancouver
There was a time where I would meet friends for coffee and we would just sit and talk.  To each other.  Like, a real adult conversation. When Portia was a newborn (and up until she could crawl) those coffee dates were still a possibility, but when the kidlets discover... Read more
Water Water Everywhere! Water parks and pools to play in this summer.
The warm weather is here! Fingers crossed that it stays! As we are heading into the summer months, I know that we will be seeking out water parks and outdoor pools for Portia to play in.  I thought it would be a fun idea to do a roundup of... Read more
Saint Andrew’s Park, North Vancouver
Spring has sprung in Vancouver and it is time to spend as much time outdoors as we can before the rain sets in again! Saint Andrew’s Park is probably my favourite park in North Vancouver.  It is on the corner of 11th and St. Georges behind St. Andrew’s Church.... Read more

And so it begins…

News March 25, 2012 0

One of the things on my things-to-do-before-turning-30 list is to start a blog. Here I find myself less than 3 weeks from hitting the big 3-0 and I finally gathered all of my courage and energy (leftover from the end of a long day) to get this going. For... Read more