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Think Vin Gogh Paint and Sip for Spring Break!

Vin Gogh Camps

Have you been to Vin Gogh yet? It is the first wine and paint spot in Canada, and it sounds like a blast. Usually open for adults’ evenings, they have started offering birthday parties, and welcoming children 9 and up during the day on Saturday. Spring break camps are a new venture, and it sounds […]

Mountain Cultures: Ski, Snowboard and Adventure Sports Gear


One of the best things about living in (or visiting) Calgary is the amazing view of the Rocky Mountains and the knowledge that they are just a short drive away. Together with the beautiful parks in the city, the enormous natural areas of the foothills, and sparkling local rivers and lakes, they offer a veritable wonderland for outdoor adventure […]

Enchanted Parties | What birthday party dreams are made of


You’ve been there: frantically planning a birthday party that won’t get you laughed off Pinterest and earn covert looks of pity from the other moms.  And even if the minivan brigade cut you some slack, you don’t want to disappoint your kid, especially on her birthday. If your kids are like mine, their birthday party […]

Little Hippies Kids Yoga Classes

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We all know that yoga is great for the mind and the body, so why not introduce your kids to the benefits of yoga at an early age. Little Hippies offers a variety of programs for both kids and mums with babies, all at the Rejuve Yoga Studio in Kensington. Little Hippies classes are a […]

WinSport’s Impact Lab Has the Gear to Keep Kids Safe

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We all want our kids to be able to be active and participate in the sports that they enjoy, but safety is also a concern for every parent. WinSport’s Impact Lab offers a unique retail and learning environment that will provide you with everything you need to get the full scoop on the best equipment […]

Peekaboo Beans | Playwear for Kids on the Grow

Peekaboo Beans Clothing

*sponsor spotlight We all want our kids to look cute and stylish, but it can be hard to find kids clothes that look great but are still comfortable and durable enough for the rigors of daily play. Peekaboo Beans makes comfy, coordinated playwear for kids with style. With ultra-cute collections for both boys and girls […]

Potty Training Made Easy with the Easy Potty Trainer


School is starting in 3 weeks and the pressure is on to get my daughter fully toilet trained for preschool. There is a little breathing room in that they ask us to send a change of clothes in case there is an accident but they do require she is out of pull ups before school […]

Beaners Fun Cuts

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At Beaners Fun Cuts our experienced stylists give kids great hair in a fun-filled atmosphere. Maybe it’s the themed chairs, movie screens, lollipops, PlayStation 3’s or the ballrooms, but we love kids, and they love us! Let the fun begin and imaginations fly: • Book a themed birthday party • Splurge on a special occasion […]

Take a Hike with Your Children from Tots to Tweens in the Canadian Rockies {Book Review}


I’ve lived in Calgary, at the foot of the gorgeous Rocky Mountains, most of my life. All that recreational potential just sitting there totally wasted on me. Don’t get me wrong; I love driving through the mountains and admiring their beauty, but I have never truly taken the time to explore them up close and […]

Essentia – Natural Memory Foam Mattresses

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A good nights sleep is essential to health and that is why Essentia makes (in Canada!) the only natural memory  foam mattresses in the world. Manufactured just outside of Montreal, Quebec from pure hevea milk (an organic rubber tree sap) Essentia mattresses are not only VOC free but outrageously comfortable as well. Now Essentia is […]