VMTop30 2017

VancouverMom.ca has just named its 2017 list of Vancouver’s top 30 Vancouver mom bloggers. Now in its 8th year, this annual event has become the most talked-about, anticipated event for some of the most digitally dialed-in moms in Vancouver. Tickets sell out quickly so grab yours before they’re gone! Get tickets!   This can’t-miss event…

May 8, 2017  – CEO Christine Pilkington was on Global Noon News talking about unique summer camps for kids for 2017. Think active, learning, entrepreneurial and even acting! She gives the low down on what these camps offer your kids. Five unique summer camps for kids! >> See our full list of media appearances >> Check out our Featured…

This May long weekend is looking gorgeous! Finally! Can I hear an AMEN? Here are a few things to do with the fam from fresh fruit and seedlings to a spin on the ferris wheel at the PNE, its lining up to be a glorious few days. Farmers markets Kitsilano (Sundays) and Trout Lake (Saturdays) Farmers Markets…

We’ve planned a great Kids Day at Wesbrook Village, and we hope you to join us on Saturday  May 27th, 11 am-3 pm. Come on up!  RSVP (FREE) on Eventbrite! Seven fun things to do at Kid’s Day at Wesbrook Village! Go shopping at the Kids Market KidPreneurs from the Young Entrepreneur Learning Labs will be debuting…

Have you heard? There’s a new club in town, and it’s a KIDS ONLY club (oh and it’s FREE too!) On the last Tuesday of the month at Tsawwassen Mills, this gorgeous mecca for shopping, art and fun hosts their Mini-Mills Club with special activities just for the under 10s. Mad Science Live Show at Tsawwassen…

Springfree Trampoline

These Vancouver kids got the surprise of a life-time when a fully loaded Springfree Trampoline showed up in their back yards! Really, is there anything better after all the nagging and no-ing, to spring something (springless) on the kids you know they’ll flip for.  Simply the best! Surprise! The reveal! How to get your kids OFF…

Tech knowledge isn’t just a nice diversion anymore. Our modern lives are shaped by technology, and understanding how it works and what role it will play in the future is vital for 21st Century learners, especially girls. Young boys seem to be attracted to computer games from the get-go and often give the appearance of being “tech…

Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is this Sunday (in case you’d forgotten). Here is a roundup of some lovely things to do with your family (or alone …), and mostly involving food. Mother’s Day treats, brunches, teas and meaningful gifts (it’s never too late to drop a few hints). Whether you spend Mother’s Day with your kids, husband,…

Today's Vancouver Mom Mahnaz

Today’s Vancouver Mom is Mahnaz Fardghassemi of Smallprint Vancouver North. She recently moved back to Vancouver after living and working in Dubai for many years where she met her now husband and had their first child. When they found out they were pregnant with their second child, they decided it was time to come back home to Vancouver. After their second child…

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Six benefits of arts camps

We hear a lot about the benefits of team sports and sports camps, but arts camps bring a whole lot of unique benefits of their own. Think self-expression and confidence and bursts of creative thought that lie dormant amid all the tech cacophony of modern life. Six benefits of arts camps Confidence builder Arts camps give kids more time…