Looking for some interesting Metro Vancouver moms to follow on the web, Instagram, Twitter or Facebook? Check out these amazing women. They share a bit about what makes them tick and few places with their kids, girlfriends, spouses and families from parks and playgrounds to cool cafes and restaurants. Ten must follow Metro Vancouver moms…

One sure sign of fall is the appearance of fresh, local apples at the farmer’s markets and grocery stores. Yes, we love our summer berries, but there’s something nostalgic about the flavour of a tangy, crisp apple. To celebrate the apple season, head out to an apple farm, apple festival or simply dig into a…

This week’s Mom to Follow is Xanat Guiot (AKA Shan), a Vancouver blogger and public relations consultant. Originally from Mexico, before becoming a mom and moving to Canada three years ago, she used to work as a PR Account Supervisor for a global agency. One of her passions is writing, so when she came to Canada,…

Now that school is back in session, it’s a great time to establish a weekly (or monthly) after school treat tradition. If you have one child at school and one at home, it can make heading to school pick up a little bit sweeter. Three after school treat spots Bubble tea at Boba Monster This…

We all know that Instagram can bring out the faux perfect in all of us from coiffed hair and magical sunsets to Dwell-like interiors (AKA a tidy corner of the room) not to mention our beaming, filtered children. But for youth, in particular girls, the “body perfection trap” is particularly insidious. This quest for perfection…

Free range moms, latchkey kids, helicopter parents …  it’s hard to know where to strike the balance between freedom, independence and safety sometimes. While the government of BC hasn’t specified any minimum ages where children can be home alone or unsupervised, the Supreme Court ruled that children under 10 should not be left home unsupervised….

Global TV, Sept 11, 2017: Christine Pilkington, CEO of CrispMedia and VancouverMom.ca has advice on how to teach your children to be more independent. Take a look!  Read our post: 6 tips on how to raise independent kids! See our full list of media appearances. To interview Crisp Media founder and CEO, Christine Pilkington, please email our…