Category Archives: Vancouver

Things to Do, Places to See, Stuff to Eat!

It is no secret that the Lower Mainland, though lovely, is pricey. From home prices, filling up the car with gas, to buying a 4L of milk…our wallets take more of a hit than most! Just because some things are in fact pricey…does not mean you can’t have fun in Vancouver, or the surrounding area, […]

Buying local in Vancouver

Mark your calendars and pledge to buy handmade and local. You can discover unique gifts made in Vancouver and support local designer. Buying local supports your community. Locally owned businesses build strong neighborhoods by sustaining communities, linking neighbors, and by contributing more to local causes. Local ownership means that important decisions are made locally by […]

Get Out Into Nature and Make Your Own Discoveries

DR SCOTT Sampson is the reason my almost 5 yr daughter is a dinosaur expert and wants to be a Paleontologist instead of a Disney Princess. Normally we like to go outside no matter what. This is a really great article to remind us to do that and give our kids some free range time. I was so reinspired by this article we went to the Terra Nova Adventure Play Environment in Richmond.

Top 10 Family Restaurants – Vancouver

I am sure many a parent has come across this problem before. You just don’t have the energy to whip up a meal, so you decide to go out to one of the many great restaurants Vancouver has to offer. The catch? Not only which place to choose, but what about a place that is both kid friendly and parent approved? Not as easy as you’d think!

every WOMAN

What is every WOMAN? An awesome opportunity to try activities you’ve never tried, or things you haven’t done since you were a kid. every WOMAN Events connect, support and motivate women of all ages, shapes & sizes to be active through fitness and wellness workshops. No experience necessary. All shapes and sizes welcome. Humour recommended. […]

Nannies On Call Vancouver Family Picnic in the Park

Nannies on Call Vancouver Family Picnic in the Park

Cooking Lessons for Nannies

Tired of the same old meals? Need some inspiration?

Nannies on Call has partnered with the Hungry Oven to bring Nannies a bit of inspiration in the kitchen.

The Hungry Oven will give nannies confidence to work in the kitchens of Nannies on Call families whether it be preparing delicious and nutritious family meals or working with the children, teaching them basic cooking skills and healthy eating choices.

Modern Mama Modern Bump Brunch

Celebrate Pregnancy with Modern Mama’s Modern Bump Brunch, Sunday, November 27 at 12:00pm at The Brock House(3875 Grey Rd Point, Vancouver). Tickets are just $39 and are on sale at www.modernmama.ca. Space is limited.

Get insider tips on the best baby gear, learn about local parenting resources, get to know some local bump-friendly fashion, and meet other expecting moms from the lower mainland. Enjoy all this and more in addition to a delicious brunch in the exclusive Brock House. The top 10 must-have baby items will be presented and given away, and each attendee will leave with a fabulous swag bag.

One of a Kind Vancouver

Nannies on Call is excited to provide childcare for the One of a Kind Show Vancouver for another year. Our extraordinary nannies will be at the show all three days to keep your children busy in a fun environment.

You can shop without the rhetorical chant, “when are we leaving?!” when you have just hit the first store stall.

Saf and Benjamin

The chic new baby boutique has opened its doors in Yaletown featuring a range of hip clothing, eco-friendly product lines, stylish furniture and signature gifts. Sommer Sawchuk owner of the boutique sources the best product from around the globe, including a range of quality labels from Europe to the coolest Vancouver based brands. The boutique also offers some unique services.