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Vancouver Christmas Market moves to its new seaside home!

Christmas may seem like a long way off to many of you, but with so many Christmas events happening in our supposedly ‘no-fun city’, there is no time like the present to start planning. One of the highlights of the holiday season is the Vancouver Christmas Market, an authentic German inspired Christmas market place. This year marks not only their 7th Anniversary, but a huge change of venue and quite

On the Beach

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia. It is a paradisematic country, in which roasted parts of sentences fly into your mouth. Even the all-powerful Pointing

PinkShirtDay

Bullying. It’s a word that I thought I would eventually outgrow. When we’re kids and bullied in school, we’re always told that “it gets better when you’re older”. The fact is, it doesn’t. A lot of bullying flows right over into adulthood, and with the help of social media and anonymity it’s all the more rampant. Bullying experienced by children follows them into adult years – feelings of inadequacy, depression

Vtech Kidizoom DX

Kids and technology these days is quite a phenomenal trend in my eyes. Even the youngest toddlers can unlock their parents phone and navigate to their favourite app or take a hundred slightly different selfies. And, with wearable tech being a large trend among adults, it should come as no surprise that kids now can have their very own smart watch. The VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX is actually VTech‘s 2nd

SoleGirls

My daughter recently started her first semester of Sole Girls; an empowerment program for tween girls with focus not only on issues girls face day to day, what with hormones, growing up, body image and more, but also has a running component. This physical activity addition helps her meet her weekly quota of exercise, but also is building endurance, confidence, and flexibility. Empowering girls, between 8-12, to set goals, be