2021 Sunflower Festivals in BC

Greater Vancouver Sunflower Experiences for 2021

With all the sun and heat we have been experiencing in British Columbia this summer, everything seems to be growing faster and sunflowers are no exception.  The sunflower season is opening earlier this year and I couldn’t be more excited.  If you have ever had…

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How Heat Affects Kids

Heat-Related Illness in Children

Here we are in summer and this year seems to be hotter than the last. They say that as time goes on, we can expect higher average summer temperatures and more extreme heat warnings. With warmer temperatures, comes sun burns and heat-related illnesses especially if…

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Peter Rabbit 2

Movie Review: Peter Rabbit 2

    Restrictions are lifting and movie theatres are opening back up. One movie that is currently available to watch in theater as well as rent at home is PETER RABBIT™ 2. We recently had the opportunity to watch the highly anticipated sequel to the…

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How to beat the summer heat

How to Beat The Summer Heat

With the summer upon us, we can expect to have some hot days ahead. Unfortunately, we are not blessed with central air in our home so we have to make due with other ways to beat the heat. Sometimes its too busy or hot to…

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Summer Fun in British Columbia

10 Must Do Activities in British Columbia This Summer

    The day has finally come, a day of hope and excitement.  June 15th, 2021 marks the start of British Columbia’s step 2 restart plan. Ahhhhh (Do you hear that?), that is the sound of relief and excitement for what is to come. That…

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10 books about residential schools

10 Books About Residential Schools For Kids Thru Adults

  Residential schools whether we like it or not are part of our Canadian history.  I am thankful that it is history but was surprised to know that the last residential school only closed in Canada in 1996. It is a difficult topic to discuss…

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Parental Burnout

Caregivers are Superheros

  When you became a caregiver, whether it was for your children or others did you realize just how much it was going to take out of you?  I knew it was going be a lot of work, but I was not really prepared for…

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Raising Healthy Eaters

Raising Healthy Eaters Part 3 – Keeping it Real for the Real World

If you have been following past articles/my social media accounts, you will know that I recently started working with Joanna from Rejoice Nutrition & Wellness. Well, I have been extremely lucky to have Joanna contributing some articles over the next few months. The first of our series…

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Kaylynne Mateus

How Does She Do It?….With Kaylynne Mateus

Twice a month we interview Mom’s in our “How Does She Do It?” feature. If interested in participating please reach out on Facebook or Instagram. This week’s How Does She Do It? mama is Kaylynne Mateus! Kaylynne is a busy mama of 3, dietitian, and wellness coach. Be…

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what moms really want for mothers day

What Mom’s Really Want For Mothers Day

Here we go again….. another year, another Mothers Day… same pandemic, same restrictions….  Its enough to make a mom want to cry! I mean come on, in many cases we have had to be confined to our household bubble more days than not. We have…

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