Review: The Chop Shop – Affordable Hair Cuts for Families

By Dan Bechard

Recently, I was lucky enough to get a complimentary haircut at the new Coquitlam location of the Chop Shop. Located conveniently right behind Coquitlam Centre near Glen and Pacific, the Chop Shop brings a little downtown flair to a TriCities location. Continue reading

Capilano Canyon Lights: Enjoy the Holiday Magic

The magic of the holidays is all about spending time with family, and luckily there are a ton of great family activities in Metro Vancouver. This year, our family had the opportunity to visit Capilano Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park for the first time and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Continue reading

Redneck Grandpa: A Christmas Wish

Redneck Grandpa, Vancouver Mom BloggerIn small town British Columbia, the main industry is logging, beer is king and the culture varies from redneck conservative to hippy liberal. My father, an outspoken throwback who walks to the beat of his own drummer, loves to shares bits of redneck wisdom. This one is a holiday classic… Continue reading

Christmas at Flyover Canada: A Uniquely Canadian Experience

If you are looking for something new – something uniquely Canadian – to do this Christmas, a visit to Christmas at Flyover Canada  might be just the ticket. Continue reading

Vancouver Christmas Market 2013 Ticket Giveaway

The Vancouver Christmas Market, located in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza, is open until December 24 and is one of the more affordable holiday activities for families.  Continue reading

Win a $50 Gift Card for Lougheed Town Center

Vancouver Mom BloggerIt’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, toys in every store … I have made my list, checked it twice, and I still have more shopping to do to get ready for Christmas. Lougheed Town Center is one of my go-to shopping destinations and this year they have set up some great features to make your holiday shopping experience easier and more comfortable: Continue reading

Shannon’s IVF Story & BC Government to Consider Funding IVF

Shannon Berger is joining The Write Mama today to share her family’s journey through infertility and in vitro fertilization. Shannon is a proud new mom to twins but says getting to this point was something she wouldn’t wish on her worst enemy. Here is her story: Continue reading

Review: Princess Olivia Dishes on Disney on Ice Rockin’ Ever After

Last night I attended Disney on Ice Rockin’ Ever After with my girlfriend and her two girls (sadly my little boy was sick so he couldn’t come with us). Four-year-old princess Olivia moved and grooved to the music from the first moment the show started and had this to say when I interviewed her during the show. Continue reading

Bullying Awareness Week: Facebook Changes for Teens and New Cyberbullying Legislation on the Way

vancouver mom bloggerTeens and Facebook; online privacy and safety; child exploitation; and cyberbullying legislation – that’s what is on my mind during this Bullying Awareness WeekContinue reading

Disney on Ice: Rockin Ever After

Those magical Disney stories never get old in our home, and we are excited to be going to Disney on Ice presents Rockin’ Ever After next week! Here’s what you can expect to see… Continue reading