Helisa

I’m a SAHM of 2 who loves finding new things to do in the Lower Mainland, and sharing my opinions. I thrive on coffee, snuggles and sarcasm.

5 Ultimate Summer Memory Maker Spots in Metro Vancouver

Summer is finally here! Two full months of lazy mornings and an open calendar to fill with adventures both big and small. While we like to check out different spray parks and community pools, new beaches, trails, ice cream places, etc throughout the summer, we also like to have some grander stay-cation options to look forward to. But with two kids who are not close in age, it has been

Shakespearean Summer Adventures with Bard On The Beach + Camp #Giveaway!

I know it barely feels like spring, but summertime is coming; I swear! For many of us, this signals the time to look into summer camps for our offspring. Whether camps are a necessity for child care, a sanity break for you during the summer months or just something to do for fun, they are great opportunities for your child to explore their passions or discover a new one with

Royal Canadian Family Circus returns to Lower Mainland a new spectacular show! + HUGE GIVEAWAY!

The Royal Canadian Family Circus is on tour again and it’s headed this way! We were fortunate enough to be able to attend this amazing display of incredible feats and performances last year, and we were absolutely wowed by it. The kids talked about the mesmerizing motorcycles and daring tightrope and acrobatic acts for quite some time afterward, so when they found out that the all new Royal Canadian Family

PlayDome returns for Spring Break 2018 {Events}

Spring break is less than two weeks away! Normally I’m pretty chill about this and look forward to sleeping in with the kids, tossing ideas around with lots of time to check them off. But not this year. I started back to work recently and suddenly I need day camps on holidays, daycare for Pro D days, and to plan things way in advance in order to book time off

Safe Recycling: Celebrate #NationalBatteryDay With Us + #Giveaway!

Let’s talk batteries for a minute. We all use them; basic things like smoke detectors, flashlights, remotes. If you have kids, well, don’t get me started on the number of battery operated toys and game controllers we have going on! We actually go through quite a lot of them, in all shapes and sizes, and ‘Mom! I need batteries for *insert random toy*!’ can be heard on a weekly basis

PSD18

One in five students here in Canada are affected by bullies. One in five! That’s a dreadful statistic. As someone who was bullied throughout elementary, I know first hand how it can impact not only your school life, but your home life, your physical and mental health, your inner dialogue and more. In this digital age, finding refuge from a bully has become so much harder. Cyberbullying has become a