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Is Sarcasm the New Authentic?

Is Sarcasm the New Authentic?

For a few years now it’s been all about authenticity.

Be authentic!

Read “don’t be fake! Show your true self. Engage openly and honestly. Don’t hold back!”

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How Would You Spend $150,000?

How Would You Spend $150,000?

I support any activity that encourages physical activity and related health benefits. But $150,000 tax dollars spent funding a yoga event on Burrard Bridge makes me think of all the people in need who live in this province. 20.6% of BC children live in poverty and many more are not far away from this lived reality.

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Fresh: VancouverMom.ca Top 30 2015

Fresh: VancouverMom.ca Top 30 2015

Does an evening of mixing and mingling with moms, small business entrepreneurs and social media enthusiasts sound like a fun prospect. On Jun 17th, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, VancouverMom.ca will be hosting the 6th Annual Vancouver Mom Top 30 celebration at Nicole Bridger’s flagship store in Gastown.

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I'd Rather Be Grounded

I’d Rather Be Grounded

When I was growing up my mother used to say that “if you can’t afford to travel well, don’t go.” All things considered – and bearing this saying in mind – I’d prefer to stay grounded for now.

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What will happen to your Facebook account?

What will happen to your Facebook account?

When something important happens, don’t worry. You’ll find out on social media.

Right?

Maybe not.

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Call Me a Helicopter? Eh. But Not Negligent.

Call Me a Helicopter? Eh. But Not Negligent.

It wouldn’t phase me if someone called me a “helicopter parent” or gave me a frosty stare; however, said person should expect to be ignored.

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Lean 30: 17 - Social Sharing Intolerance

Lean 30: 17 – Social Sharing Intolerance

You’re going to see this Baby Spam post shared if you subscribe to pages that touch on topics such as parenting. The thing is most of us won’t receive this type of letter. And we all know that some people can post tonnes of content about their children and they’ll be showered with likes and comments. Other people might post infrequently and unknowingly receive all kinds of eye rolls. So much depends on the group of people who are connected with you on your page.

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We Get Mail: KPU Science Rendezvous

We Get Mail: KPU Science Rendezvous

The following information was sent to BCFamily.ca about the 3rd annual Science Rendezvous event. It will be held on Saturday, May 9th at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Langley Campus.

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Have You Climbed the Coquitlam Crunch?

Have You Climbed the Coquitlam Crunch?

In the past few months as the weather has slowly improved, I’ve been trying to think about inspiring ways to get in shape. I like group classes at a gym but the idea of using our home gym bores me senseless. The idea came to my mind that at least once a week I should throw myself up and down a mountain side.

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BIL 2015: An Option to Crashing TED

BIL 2015: An Option to Crashing TED

BIL is an unconference that takes place yearly and is open to everyone to attend as participants and speakers. If you like TED Talks, TEDX or, one of my personal favourites, PechaKucha, BIL is an event that will pique your interest.

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