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Category: Family Fun

DIY Obstacle Course & Backyard Playground Activities

by Trista Arney Water balloon pinatas – On a warmer day you can fill water balloons and suspend them overhead. Let your child hit them like a pinata using a bat until they burst. Water fill – Using a cup or scoop transfer water from one source to another. This activity is great because you can Read More

Weekly Resource Roundup

Updated March 19, 2020 Members of our local and global community have stepped up to provide all kinds of amazing resources for kids at home! From sing-a-longs to yoga movement breaks, here are our very favorite resources for your family to enjoy this week. Do you have more to add? Email them to me at Read More

Born to Sing

Everyone is born to sing, and we do it almost unconsciously. We sing along to our favourite songs, soothe babies with lullabies and sing teaching songs like the ABCs. Singing plays a powerful role in development – it helps teach language skills, bonds us with our parents, and is foundation for a strong music education. Read More

Meet the Fish at Bow Habitat Station!

promotional content Calgary’s streams and rivers are an essential part of the delicate foothills ecosystem. Beyond providing the city with some of the world’s cleanest drinking water, they’re also home to dozens of indigenous fish species! These fish play an important role in sustaining wildlife, contributing to natural water filtration and lots of fun for Read More

Undeck the Halls

Provided by Sencillo Cabinets

Once January rolls around, most of us have started taking down our holiday decorations and packing up the tree for another year. However, before you do, we urge you to take inventory, decide what you love, and declutter the rest. Life’s too short to hold onto things that merely take up space. Make room for more of what you love and less of what you don’t! Read More

Managing Gift Expectations

By Vinay Saranga M.D.

Children are an absolute gift! As parents, we want the best for our children in all aspects of their lives. After all, their happiness means the world. However, this is the time of year when parents begin to hear more and more about the things their children want as the holiday lists roll in. Read More

Halloween Fun in Calgary

Calgarians LOVE Halloween! There are a ton of spooky events all over town and the surrounding communities for all ages, from date nights to daytime haunts perfect for the littles. Dress ’em up and get out there! Read More

Harvest Fun Around Town

The leaves are changing colors and the nights are getting colder – that means it’s harvest time! We’re blessed to be surrounded by plenty of farmland and that means there are festivals a-plenty this time of year. Bundle up in flannel, get your cozy sweater on and have fun! Read More

The Ultimate 2019 Summer Road-Trip Fight-the-Boredom Pack!

Sara and her husband are busy planning their summer getaway to Jasper during the August long weekend. She can already predict this 6-hour long road trip will undoubtedly be filled with frequent pee/snack/mom-I-have-got-ants-in-my-pants pit stops. Read More

Family Fun in “Kidifornia”

We had the opportunity a couple of weeks ago to enjoy the Vancouver International Children’s Festival courtesy of Kidifornia, a new initiative by Visit California, and WestJet. With over a million Canadians already visiting California every single year, it’s a favorite destination for us, especially during our cold winters. Read More

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