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ZERO-WASTE ONE STEP AT A TIME

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Even when you know it’s the right thing to do, change can take time. Moving our home to a more zero-waste model has been an ongoing process for our family. …

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5 WAYS CANADIAN FAMILIES CAN HELP UKRAINIANS

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Our hearts are heavy as we’ve been closely following the ongoing conflict in Eastern Europe, and we’ve seen the question asked over and over – how can Canadian families help …

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OUTDOOR SKATING IN METRO VANCOUVER

In Evergreen, Family Attractions, Fun, Outdoor Adventures, by Angela SantoroLeave a Comment

Metro Vancouver and the lower mainland area is full of amazing places for families to have fun together! Outdoor skating is a low cost, active, family-friendly activity so we are …

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Tween & Teen Ski Camps At Cypress Mountain

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Looking for kids’ ski camps at one of our local mountains? We can’t recommend Cypress Mountain enough! Our daughters started Skooter Kinder Ski Camps at Cypress Mountain in 2016 at …

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INNOVATORS ACADEMY: PRACTICAL EDUCATION FOR KIDS 8-12

In Camps & Classes, Family, Featured, Fun, Indoor Fun, Parenting, by Angela SantoroLeave a Comment

During the Summer of 2019, our girls were 7 and 9 and their favourite camp was the Lemonade Stand Challenge with Build a Biz Kids. Over the course of a …

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BRAINSTEM LEARNING BIRTHDAY PARTY

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When you are looking for birthday party inspirations, you may not immediately think of a fun physics party, but that is exactly what we got with BrainSTEM Learning ! Even …

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BUNNY CAFE OPENS IN VANCOUVER

In Birthday Parties, Evergreen, Fun, Indoor Fun, by Angela SantoroLeave a Comment

Our family loves bunnies. It all started when we hosted a Rabbitats Rabbit Rescue birthday party in our backyard last summer. That got us hooked, and lead to us fostering …

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SAPLINGS NEW K-4 NATURE SCHOOL ON VANCOUVER’S NORTH SHORE

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Our kids attend public elementary school in North Vancouver, and after one of them got to spend this year in a makeshift outdoor classroom created by her amazing teacher with …

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SAPLINGS FOREST CAMPS FOR SUMMER 2021

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As we wrap up a school year of uncertainty & stress for lots of kids – including more screen time than many are used to – summer offers a great …

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DATE NIGHT CONNECTION FOR BUSY PARENTS: THE PERFECT FATHER’S DAY GIFT!

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After what feels like the longest year in history, I miss seeing my friends and family. I miss hugs and human contact in general after 15 months of social distancing! …