Category Archives: Vancouver

Searching for Faeries in East Vancouver

While Downtown Vancouver seems to get the most of the love, East Vancouver will always be my favourite part of town. Sure, Downtown has Science World, all the big name stores, and not one but two stadiums — but East Van is full of all sorts of hidden treasures of the smaller-scale variety. It’s a […]

Visit and Animal Sanctuary

Looking for a weekend activity that’s truly memorable? Plan a day trip to visit a local animal sanctuary! Sanctuaries are unique, special places where children and adults of all ages can interact with and learn more about the animals that we don’t usually get a chance to know firsthand and up close. There are many […]

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.