Let’s Build Each Other Up!

Hey parents! Have you ever been out in public and experienced the judgement of complete strangers in relation to something you are doing or have done in your role as a parent? I’ve been there many times. “Your baby has too many layers on.” “Why isn’t your child wearing a hat for sun protection?” “DoContinue reading “Let’s Build Each Other Up!”

Promoting Physical Activity for Children

A Western University study suggests children attending child care may not be getting enough vigorous heart-pumping activity. In British Columbia, child care centres are now required to have an Active Play Plan to address this issue. Research indicates that when outdoors, children are 10 times more active than indoors so getting children outside is theContinue reading “Promoting Physical Activity for Children”

Victoria Art Gallery: Family Sunday!

Did you know that the Victoria Art Gallery features Family Sundays? https://aggv.ca/events/family-sunday-30/ The program happens on the third Sunday of the month and provides an opportunity for hands-on art making activities for all ages. Sunday, January 19th from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Victoria Art Gallery at 1040 Moss Street. What do youContinue reading “Victoria Art Gallery: Family Sunday!”

The Power of Picture Books

Early interactions are important for young children ages 1 to 6 years and picture books or board books can bring together adults and children for a cozy experience that can strengthen relationships and prepare children for school and success in life. I love the power of picture books and this is a big reason whyContinue reading “The Power of Picture Books”

Grinched – The Panto

Here’s a great community event coming up. Did you know that Grinched – The Panto is on at Mary Winspear in Sidney? You can get tickets for under $20 dollars per person. It will surely be a great family event during the holiday season. December 26, 27 and 28. http://www.marywinspear.ca/event/grinched-panto-1

Craft Fair!

I’m super excited to go to the Last Chance Craft Fair at the Mary Winspear in Sidney. December 14 and 15. Admission is $5 at the door. https://www.firstandlastchance.ca/ I love getting inspired by the handmade items and it is so much more interesting than the mall. There are so many delicious sights and smells. WhatContinue reading “Craft Fair!”