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Vancouver Mom > playgrounds

There’s a lot of kid-friendly action happening this weekend in and around UBC from Nature Club Family Days at the Beaty to the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival at the MOA. And when cultural exhaustion sets in, head out to our favourite playground at Wesbrook Village for a run around and a picnic. Nature Club…

Guest post and all photos by Laura Crawford, a North Vancouver mom of two and the voice behind Pretty Petunias. The North Shore is home to many playgrounds with killer views. Here are a few of our favourites. 10 North Shore playgrounds with spectacular views John Lawson Park This is a very popular, well known…

In the news: Best Beaches!

CTV News, July 19, 2017: Vancouver Mom was on CTV News with our picks for the best beaches to visit this summer! Find out WHY these 5 beaches are our favourites! Check out our Top 100 2017 Summer Bucket List ideas!  See our full list of media appearances. To interview Crisp Media founder and CEO,…

Mount Pleasant Playgrounds

City living means many of us forgo having our own backyards. But urban living also means beautiful parks dot our neighbourhoods making fresh air, outdoor play (and a hot latte) easy to find. Here’s a rundown of a few standouts in the Mount Pleasant hood.

This week’s Mom to Follow is Vancouver mom Manda Aufochs Gillespie, a consultant, writer, environmentalist, mother, and the author of Green Mama: Giving your child a healthy start and a greener future. In her 20 years as an ecological designer, she has worked to green institutions and families all around the world and has been dubbed the “green guru” by the media, appearing on HBO, ABC, and CBC.