Parenting

Young girl doing homework at a table holding a pencil

Homeschooling in Canada is on the rise with the ever changing global climate. Although the ratio is still small, it is becoming a much more explored option by families looking to keep their children safe at home. If you are considering the homeschool path your family, be sure to weigh your options carefully and keep the following in mind before you make your final decision.

Moving on up to the Essentials by Britax Skyline Booster {Review}

It’s been a big year around our house, like WAYYYY too big. So many big firsts for someone who was once so little. I’m a bit of a self proclaimed car seat crazy lady and admittedly; I wasn’t quite ready for this next big step. We’re officially out of a 5 point harness car seat and moving on up into a Booster – thanks to Britax! We’ve officially graduated to

New Year, New Glasses with Pearle Vision

I feel like I blinked and 2017 was over, with the new year rolling out pretty quickly our family has been on the move! From dentist appointments, doctor’s check-ups and eye exams*, we’re hitting the ground running in the new year to make sure we are in tip-top shape. Bonus points that like most people, our insurance resets in January so we try to squeeze as many visits in together

On Modern Parenting and Gender Equality

What is a dad doing on a website called British Columbia Mom? A similar question might have been asked of a fellow dad blogger when he attended an after-school workshop for tween girls with questions about the changes their bodies were about to undergo… and he was the only male in a room filled with mothers and their daughters. And he was the only one willing to speak openly about

SmartSAVER guiding Canadians through RESPs

Every so often, I ask my kids what they would like to be when they grow up. When they were smaller I got answers like a princess, cowboy, or candy tester. Over the years I’ve heard many different answers; veterinarian, teacher or recording artist from my daughter recently, and my son figures a firefighter, race car driver or drummer. You’d almost think I was asking what they wanted to be