3 Reasons Parents Should Say NO to Fortnite

3 Reasons Parents Should Say NO to Fortnite

This week we made the decision to say NO to Fortnite, arguably the most popular video game on the planet. Fortnite Battle Royale is being played by children of all ages – my son and his friends talk about it at...
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The Incredibles 2 is Incredible!

The Incredibles 2 is Incredible!

  We watched The Incredibles 2 last night and it was worth the wait! The original movie has always been a favourite in our family and we were excited to see this new sequel which is action packed and sports a...
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I Feel Pretty is a Must See

I Feel Pretty is a Must See

This week, my friend Julia and I watched the new must-see movie for women – Amy Schumer’s I Feel Pretty. The movie tells the story of how Schumer’s character Renee sees herself differently before and after falling off an exercise...
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A Wrinkle in Time

A Wrinkle in Time

I grew up reading the book A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle, and it was an absolute thrill to bring my family along with me to enjoy this movie tonight. I highly recommend this fun, family friendly, gorgeous movie for families...
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Review: New Secret Agent Spy Games for Kids!

Review: New Secret Agent Spy Games for Kids!

Calling all secret agent spy kids who love games! Today on the blog, we are reviewing two brand new games for kids – Safe Breaker and Break Free – that will test your kids’ spy skills and keep them guessing –...
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Plan a Getaway with Groupon Coupons

Plan a Getaway with Groupon Coupons

Living in Vancouver (one of the most expensive cities of the world), I am always on the lookout for travel deals and money-saving tips to help us make the most of our budget for a rare family getaway. I recently...
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Little Chefs Birthday Party & Giveaway

Little Chefs Birthday Party & Giveaway

Little chefs and foodies will adore a kids birthday party at Rocky Mountain Flatbread in Vancouver. My son and I were invited to one of their parties last week with a lovely group of local bloggers and it was all kinds...
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Celebrate the Season with Image Optometry

Celebrate the Season with Image Optometry

With all the stress of the holidays – the busyness, the expenses, travel, parties, crazy family dynamics and all that stuff – important topics like eye care may easily get overlooked.Today I am delighted to share a great offer from...
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Kidsworld 44: Affordable Family Fun in Metro Vancouver

Kidsworld 44: Affordable Family Fun in Metro Vancouver

Are you on a budget? Do you wish you could take your family to more fun and  educational events? Kidsworld has a lot to offer for Metro Vancouver residents with children. For the past year, our family has been a...
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Tips to Keep your Child Reading this Summer

Tips to Keep your Child Reading this Summer

There is nothing my 7 year old dude loves more than reading and he has become an excellent reader for his age. Having said that, it’s been hard work with daily reading sessions to help him learn to read and develop...
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Kidsworld Program: Affordable Fun for Kids

Kidsworld Program: Affordable Fun for Kids

We have recently joined the Kidsworld program for families for the second year and are looking forward to some big fun this summer and throughout the year. 
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Hockey Wives: Put some Pep in your Step as a Mother

Hockey Wives: Put some Pep in your Step as a Mother

I am addicted to Hockey Wives. It’s Season 2 and I really look forward to pouring a glass of wine on Wednesday evenings and sitting down to find out what Angela Price, MP Morin, Tiffany Parros, Noureen DeWulf and the gang...
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Rocky Mountain Soap Company Review

Rocky Mountain Soap Company Review

I recently attended a special event at the new Rocky Mountain Soap Company store at Metropolis at Metrotown. The first thing I noticed is that the store smells divine and the products look amazing – almost good enough to eat!
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The New Red Robin Kids Menu and a Giveaway

The New Red Robin Kids Menu and a Giveaway

“I want to go to Red Robin!” That’s the plea I hear from my 6 year old son when it’s time to choose a restaurant for a special night out. Red Robin is right at the top of his list. So I...
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Surrey International Children’s Festival Family Pack Giveaway

Surrey International Children’s Festival Family Pack Giveaway

The Surrey International Children’s Festival is coming up and promises to be a great family event to engage children in the arts in a fun and interactive way. We have never been but are really looking forward to attending this...
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Win a Nature’s Path Healthy Family Expo Prize Pack

Win a Nature’s Path Healthy Family Expo Prize Pack

With the Healthy Family Expo coming up fast on Sunday, March 29, 2015 in downtown Vancouver, I am delighted to be giving away two tickets (and you’ll be able to take the whole family because kids under 12 receive free...
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Thrift or Treat Giveaway: Halloween Costumes at Value Village

Thrift or Treat Giveaway: Halloween Costumes at Value Village

Each year I ask my son the age old question, “What are you going to be for Halloween?? This year he didn’t have anything in mind (much to my surprise) so I took him shopping to find the perfect costume...
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Review: Heinz Little Kids Cereal Bars

Review: Heinz Little Kids Cereal Bars

This is a tiny bit embarrassing to admit but for a couple of years, my son ate a Heinz Little Kids Cereal Bar for breakfast every day. He loved them and I felt good about the fact that these cereal...
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Review: The Chop Shop – Affordable Hair Cuts for Families

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...
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Vancouver Christmas Market 2013 Ticket Giveaway

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. 
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Win a $50 Gift Card for Lougheed Town Center

Win a $50 Gift Card for Lougheed Town Center

It’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...
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