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A Recipe for Celebrating Mid Autumn Moon Festival

A Recipe for Celebrating Mid Autumn Moon Festival

The sky is blue and the clouds haven’t rolled into the Lower Mainland yet. It’s a perfect day to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. It will also be the perfect night for moon viewing and celebrating Mid Autumn Moon Festival.

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Say Goodbye to Misery Monday

Say Goodbye to Misery Monday

In 2016, we can pretty much say that Misery Monday is officially dead.

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The Tragically Hip & Canadian Stories

The Tragically Hip & Canadian Stories

When I introduced my 6 year olds to the music of The Tragically Hip, it was the stories that was my focus in the telling of their story. I really wanted my children to appreciate their music but I knew that music is a personal taste.

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Is Etiquette Shaming a Thing?

Is Etiquette Shaming a Thing?

Do you feel that the increased interest in taking photographs has created a negative backlash against photographers? Have you experienced “etiquette shaming” in public that you feel was disproportionate to the circumstances, heavy handed or even inappropriate?

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Prince Charles, Gardening & Children

Prince Charles, Gardening & Children

In a recent interview on BBC Radio 4, Prince Charles spoke about his garden at Highbury near Tetbury, Gloucestershire; his childhood experiences with gardening; and, some of his new ideas about encouraging children (including his grandchildren) to garden.

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Don't Let Fear of Criticism Hold You Back

Don’t Let Fear of Criticism Hold You Back

How do you stop fear of criticism from affecting your creative output?

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Yaletown + Community

Yaletown + Community

Would you like to celebrate your love of Yaletown and Vancouver while wearing or using a Yaletown themed product?

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You're Not Getting it Wrong Canadian Mum

You’re Not Getting it Wrong Canadian Mum

I see these types of posts at least once a week. “Why parents in France (fill in another country name) have got it right and North American parents are getting it wrong.” Or at the very least, could be doing things differently. Do these pieces resonate with you? Or do you think there’s a good dose of glossing over going on?

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2 Week Fundraiser For Fort McMurray

2 Week Fundraiser For Fort McMurray

As a daughter and grand-daughter of northern Albertans – and as a neighbour to beautiful, big sky country Alberta – I’m mounting a 2 week fundraiser on the Red Bubble BC Family page to support assistance that is needed because of the fire in Fort McMurray.

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Review: Emily Press Labels for Camp

Review: Emily Press Labels for Camp

School is winding down for the year just as camps and summer programmes are getting ready to launch. Final Girl Guide and Scouting camps are coming up, and day and week long summer camps are booking up quickly. Have you got your child’s belongings labeled for camp?

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