Family Travel & Events

Beat the Heat: Free Spray Parks

Summer is in full swing, and what better way to help the kids beat the heat than to take them to a local spray park?There are are dozens of free spray parks around the Lower Mainland.

Beach Bound: Five Local Kid-Friendly Beaches to Explore

Spending an afternoon at the beach can be fun for children of all ages. Here are five kid-friendly beaches you’ll want to explore this summer.

Disney Cruises: Experience the Magic Together

What do Mickey Mouse and Captain America have in common? They are both part of Disney’s Marvel at Sea.

Ages & Stages

Is Your Child Ready for School?

Both anxiety and excitement, beginning of the school year is an experience like no other. Here’s how to make the best of it.

Is Your 3 Year Old Potty Trained? Don’t Stress, Mine Is Not!

Not sure when to start pottying training your toddler? Don’t fret even if your 3-year old isn’t there yet.

Choosing the Right Pacifier for Your Baby

Pacifiers or soothers are used to calm baby when fuzzy and come in a variety of colors, designs, and nipple shapes. So how do you know which one to use?

Pregnancy & Birth

Safer Sushi Choices

Do you love sushi? Are you pregnant? If you said ‘yes’ to these two questions, then you should be aware that raw fish is on the list of ‘foods to avoid’ while you’re pregnant.

Preparing for Baby Step-by-Step

Expecting a baby is an exciting and nerve-racking experience. Each month serves as an opportunity to make preparations and review your progress.

What to Pack for the Hospital

I have always been a planner by nature, I prep things much in advance and I was no different when it came to packing my hospital bag for the big day.

Parenting & Relationships

Navigating the Challenges of Blended Families

In 2016, one in ten children in Canada aged zero to 14 were living in a stepfamily. So, what does this mean for families?

Helicopter Mom, Helicopter Kid – Curbing the Urge

Are you a helicopter parent? A parent who is overly involved in the life of their child.

Five Ways to Reduce Sibling Rivalry and Raise Friends for Life

Siblings often swing wildly from love to hate from a daily basis, with the most tempestuous relationships usually occurring during childhood.