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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

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

Staccato Studios

Music has always been at the forefront of parenting in our home – we’ve tried to incorporate music in bedtime routines, silly routines and play routines to help encourage creativity and experimenting for Alivia. Little did we know how much this would pay off for us as she got older. When we first moved to North Burnaby, Helisa recommended that we check out Staccato and enroll in their Music Together

Hats Off Day goes to Hollywood June 6th at the Heights

Like many families in North Burnaby, the Hats Off Day Festival in the Burnaby Heights District is an annual tradition that we have carried on for years. Now in it’s 31st year and with a fun Hollywood theme, it will be Lights, Camera, Action! at this family fun extravaganza this Saturday, June 6th. Every year the merchants in the Heights throw a massive day long street party to ‘to take