Vancouver Mom > Highlight

This month’s Instagrams where pretty aMAYzing once the good weather showed up! Vancouver moms hit the tulip fields, cherry blossom-lined streets, beaches, parks and pools snapping some stunning pics of the fam. All hail the good weather. Exhale… Here are a few of our favourites. PS: Check out Vancouver Mom’s Instagram for all kinds of #instamoments. A few our favourite…

campsites

What makes a campsite kid-friendly? The perfect campsite will vary from family to family, but in general, a campsite is great for young kids if it has a relatively safe waterfront, easy hikes, and nearby amenities such as laundry, showers and toilets. Here are a few great family friendly campsites within a short driving distance from Metro Vancouver.

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Five me-time hacks for moms

As moms, we talk about balance a lot. It’s not always work-life balance either because you don’t have to be a working mom to feel like you never have time for yourself. Working moms, work-at-home moms and stay at home moms all have one thing in common. We regularly put our own needs last for…

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…

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…

Vancouver is an expensive city. This is no secret to those of us that live here – especially when it comes to real estate. Many Vancouverites have found themselves having to pay way more than they wanted, or even could afford, to in order to break into the real estate market. As a result they are…

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…

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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…