Snowshoeing in Metro Vancouver
Snowshoeing in Metro Vancouver

Talk about a great form of exercise! Snowshoeing is becoming an increasingly popular sport for families. When the kids are super little (and mom and dad are in good shape) tucking the kids into kid-carrying backpacks and heading out for a snowshoe is a great outing. I’m sure there are
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Family Friendly Venues Open During the Pandemic
Need Out of the House? Family Friendly Venues Open During the Pandemic

Believe it or not there are family friendly venues open during the pandemic. It’s been a while since my kids were little, but I remember getting out of the house EVERY DAY was essential to my sanity when our boys were preschoolers. There is only so many times I could
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New Playgrounds in SIX Vancouver Parks
New Playgrounds in SIX Vancouver Parks

After consulting with children, parents, and community stakeholders, the City of Vancouver has completed the upgrade and installation of SIX new playgrounds in Vancouver. There are currently 160 playgrounds in the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation System. Many of these playgrounds have served their time and are due for
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Free Glasses for Kids
Free Glasses for Kids – 10 Years and Under!

Our boys inherited my garbage eye sight. The kids have been peering out from behind lenses since before they were in school. I can’t see a thing without my glasses. Needless to say our family spends a lot on glasses every year. And glasses are NOT cheap. But, thanks to
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RESP
$1200 RESP Contribution from the BC Government: Have You Applied?

Did you know that the BC Government is offering a $1200 RESP contribution to BC families? That’s right, fill out a form and boom, $1200 is added to your child’s RESP account. Of course, there are a few rules, and a form to complete, but to get $1200 for my
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Yummy! Ice Cream Shops Around Metro Vancouver

Is there truly just one season for ice cream? Yes, it makes sense to eat ice cream on a hot summer day. But is there truly anything wrong with a creamy bowl of ice cream along side a cup of tea or a mug of hot chocolate? I eat ice
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Candy stores in Metro Vancouver
Got A Sweet Tooth? Visit Candy Stores in Vancouver & the Suburbs

My sweet tooth is my achilles heel. There is no satisfying the cravings and I don’t possess the willpower (or desire) to cut sugar out of my life. You only live once, right?! Now candy found at the corner store holds little interest to me (except sour keys…oh, heavenly sour
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Happy Birthday! Get FREE Treats on Your Special Day

Happy birthday to you! It is your day…whether you are a kid or a parent, having a day just about you is rather fun. Did you know there are countless stores who want to help you celebrate your special day? Check out this massive list of FREE birthday treats you
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