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Redwood Park, Surrey
Fairy Kingdom at Redwood Park in Surrey

Magic dances through the timbers of Redwood Park in Surrey. A magical knoll awaits discovery down a wooded path. When you look through the trees and spot dashes of colour you are nearing the Fairy Kingdom. Whimsical, kind-hearted, fun-loving folk have created dozens of fairy homes. Some are grand and
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The Best Kids’ Consignment Shops

Shopping for kids clothes can be expensive, and many families are looking for ways to live more sustainably with their clothing choices. Hand-me-downs were the gold standard when I was a kid, and my kids have been fortunate enough to grow up with bags of hand-me-downs from friends and family.
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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 some families
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Happy Birthday! Get FREE Treats on Your Special Day

What’s better than having a birthday? Getting FREE treats to celebrate! Whether you are a kid or a parent, it’s always nice to be celebrated and receive something in your honour. Check out this massive list of FREE birthday treats you can get just because you turn one year older.
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Indoor Playgrounds in Metro Vancouver
Ultimate Guide to Indoor Play Places Around Metro Vancouver

Need an idea for an indoor play place? We’ve got you covered! Kids have a crazy amount of energy. That energy doesn’t disappear just because the skies have opened and the rain is gushing down. Let the kids have a great time playing & get those sillies worked out at
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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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Sheffield Park in Coquitlam
Oh The Places You’ll Go at Sheffield Park

Book lovers know that the world of Dr. Seuss often includes spirals, twists and turns, and bright colours. And that’s just what you’ll find at the newest Coquitlam playground- Sheffield Park. Located on Burke Mountain, an increasingly popular neighbourhood for families, Sheffield Park is the latest in a string of
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The Best Candy Shops in Metro Vancouver
Got A Sweet Tooth? The Best Candy Shops in Metro Vancouver

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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The Best Pump Tracks in Metro Vancouver
Pump Tracks: Increasing Skills and Thrills for All Ages

When was the last time you took your bike on a pump track? I’m going to bet it was a while ago! But pump tracks are for more than just those who have a need for speed and thrill– they are excellent ways to teach and practice skills. Balance, speed,
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Experience UBC Point Grey: A Family-Friendly Oasis

Imagine a neighbourhood with everything you could want for your children: big open spaces to play, a splash pad for hot summer days, close proximity to trails and nature, a vibrant and diverse community, and access to locally grown, sustainable produce. That neighbourhood is UBC Point Grey. Neighbourhoods UBC Point
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