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 […]

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 […]

Being Ready

Many times our kids may be physically ready to tackle a new skill or sport but they may not be mentally ready to try this new skill or said sport. Jackson is a very sensitive, intense, positive boy whose biggest nemesis is his mind. His mind has rationalized that he must have his training wheels […]

Battling the Universe.

I have jumped back on the band wagon of  focusing on me  exercise.  It seems that I go through spurts of different interests and spurts of looking out for my health.  Hmm, just like the kids go through spurts of different foods that they like. Oh, so that’s where they get it from. Heh. I get […]