super sunscreens

Every year we test and try some safer (ie. less chemical-laden) sunscreens for our kids and ourselves to keep everyone safe(r) while having fun in the sun. This year’s batch features a few old favourites and some new stars. And here’s a handy sunscreen primer from the Environmental Working Group to get you started off on the right – unburned – foot! Note: we know there’s some controversy around using spray sunscreens on kiddos but we’ve included some sprays we like here as they’re relatively “heavy” rather than misty and you can always spray them onto your hands and then apply them to your little ones that way if you’d rather avoid sprays. And we’ve gone a little long here to fit in all the products we’ve been busy testing with this lovely weather! MORE

vancouver: kid & family friendly events

It’s just about the weekend and that means great fun for the whole family. There are festivals, fairs, carnivals, and celebrations. You can try out fishing, take your teddy to a picnic, or pot a sunflower, for free! You can … MORE

top tips for finding an affordable summer camp

Summer can be a spendy time of year, between vacations, new wardrobes, and summertime activities for kids; the spending can seem endless and relentless. According to a recent New York Times article, three-quarters of families don’t have a parent at … MORE

vancouver: kid & family friendly events

Here comes the weekend and a ton of great family-friendly activities! The festival season has officially started in Metro Vancouver. This weekend check out Italian Day on the Drive, Sapperton Day, and the Coquitlam Grande Parade and Teddy Bear Picnic, … MORE

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