Kids Bowl Free: FREE Summer Activity for the Whole Family

Looking for a cool place to burn some excess summer kid energy?  Register your children for free bowling on the www.kidsbowlfree.com website.  It’s FREE. Registered kids receive 2 FREE games of bowling every day, all summer long. Times Available June30 September4 Monday Noon — 8:00pm Tuesday Noon — 8:00pm Wednesday Noon — 8:00pm Thursday Noon […]

Wednesdays of a Few Words: Home Office Voyeur?

Am I a home office voyeur? Or is this a Starbucks Squatter? Who is taking the FREE WiFi and FREE refills to a whole new level at Starbucks. Smart? Weird? Awkward? Funny? What do you think?  

Contest Giveaway: Vancouver International Children’s Festival on Granville Island

There are plenty of outdoor areas, especially made for families, to enjoy at Granville Island.  We blew off some steam, before our preview of The Itch and the Golden Nit, at the playground behind the theatre. The kids enjoyed the playground, that was for all ages, as well as the sandpit that had a running […]

Life and Death

It had been a couple days since I had heard or seen Jackson’s girl hamster named Marvin.  The last time was when we had cleaned her cage.  But usually we see her at bedtime, poking her nose out and having a snack. I got concerned.  Concerned that she may have escaped.  It was the only […]

The Itch of the Golden Nit: Our Sneak Peek @ Vancouver International Children’s Festival

Nothing is more special to me, as a mom, than a handmade picture or card from my children. In my mind, my children’s handmade artwork specialty cards could put both Hallmark & Carlton out of business.  Even though they are minus the funny, rhyming card humor, they have all the sentiment they need when the […]

Single Parenting

The Man is away for a work conference in Niagara Falls for six days. I miss him. It’s not because it’s difficult being a temporary single parent.  I find that’s its not too different when you are The Mom. There are many times when your spouse is around but not available, so you are the […]