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Making Family Memories And Thriving On Summer Break

This summer I made it my personal mission to have fun with my three kids. While I didn’t get the time off work I was hoping for, I still made a nurses schedule work. With chunks of days off to […]

Positive Experience At Horse Riding Camp

There is something about horses that most children find inviting and exciting. The idea of riding on their back and helping with their care can really boost kids self confidence. When we heard there was a local horse riding camp […]

Theatre Under The Stars Giveaway

There are a few things that really make it feel like summer in Vancouver city. Vancouver offers so much natural beauty that continues to shine exponentially through out the summer months. From sea to sky there is so much to […]

Touring Granville Island With Kids

May 28, 2018 // Vancouver // Comments

Locals and tourists both love to visit Vancouver’s Granville Island. As a longtime Vancouverite it is definitely at the top of the list for activities to do with kids. While not technically an island, Granville Island has a special vibe […]

How To Host A Princess Birthday Party In Vancouver

Recently I had a third birthday party to plan and I knew exactly what kind of party to plan; a princess birthday party with a Frozen theme. Birthday party planning is kind of my jam and I love figuring out a […]

Childhood Milestones: Choosing The Birthday Cake

March 27, 2018 // Vancouver // Comments

Birthday party planning gets me all kinds of excited, thank goodness I have three kids with birthdays split pretty evenly through the year to help keep me going. Over the last ten years I have felt so much joy putting […]