The hills are alive with The Sound Of Music

Sound of Music

The Sound of Music is a beloved classic in the world of theatrical productions. You can catch the show on tour with BAC Touring in Vancouver until September 17th at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, before it travels West to Edmonton and Calgary. As a child, I grew up listening and singing along to the Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award®–winning Best Score, including the songs “My … [Read more...]

10 Family Friendly ways to save at the Fair at the PNE!

10 Family Friendly ways to save at the Fair at the PNE

Growing up in North Vancouver, the rides at the PNE were always a natural part of the skyline looking into Vancouver. It was a family tradition, likely until my teenage years when it was no longer cool to be seen in public with my parents, to attend the Fair each year. My Dad and I often rode the rides together while my mom browsed the Expo and the PNE coveted prize home. And … [Read more...]

Teaching through tech – Why you’ll find my kid behind a screen this summer

Kids Computer Camp

This past fall, I was playing softball on a particularly gross and dreary day. Not wanting to leave the comfort of the warm car equipped with heat, music and various tech devices, the kids pleaded with me to let them stay in the vehicle. With the car only steps away from the dugout, I obliged. It wasn't until months later while scrolling through my camera roll that I … [Read more...]

RBC Race for the Kids – Sunday June 4th in support of BC Children’s Hospital

RBC Race for the Kids

If you've been following along on my Instagram channel, you may have virtually attended the Smalls most recent Cardiology check up at BC Children's Hospital. I haven't shared much of our Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) journey on the blog, but promise you I will at some point soon! Ever since the Smalls CHD diagnosis at a mere 3 months old, we've been champions of all things … [Read more...]

{GIVEAWAY} Win tickets to Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella in Vancouver

Cinderella Vancouver

Is there any greater fairy tale than Cinderella? This love story is one that I grew up fantasizing about as a young girl, and through the joys of motherhood, I have been able to share the story with my own daughter (sadly my son show's little interest!) In case you've been living under a pumpkin and missed the news, Rodgers+Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is coming to the Queen … [Read more...]