Tag: kids

  • 18 Very Short, Toddler-Friendly Hikes Near Vancouver

    18 Very Short, Toddler-Friendly Hikes Near Vancouver

    No, these trails are not just family-friendly, they’re more: toddler-friendly hiking trails near Vancouver that I actually tested with a toddler! And no, I don’t mean there’s absolutely no danger on any of them, because when it comes to toddlers, everything can be dangerous, anyway. I mean that they’re suitable trails for toddlers to hike…

  • 8 Best Coquitlam Playgrounds

    8 Best Coquitlam Playgrounds

    After covering the best playgrounds in Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Burnaby, now comes Coquitlam. Staying home with a toddler after we moved to Vancouver surely meant that I had time to research and test lots of playgrounds. More than I ever wanted, haha. While spending hours on playgrounds was much more fun for…

  • Spirea Nature Trail: The Best Introduction To Golden Ears

    Spirea Nature Trail: The Best Introduction To Golden Ears

    Where to go to experience the magic of British Columbia’s temperate rainforests? Where to go without leaving Vancouver too far behind and without having to hike too much? Golden Ears Provincial Park is your place, because it’s home to some of the most impressive rainforest trails near Vancouver. The Spirea Nature Trail is just the…

  • Beco Toddler Carrier Review

    Beco Toddler Carrier Review

    We bought the Beco Toddler Carrier after we moved to Canada. Our son was 2 years old, and we realized that our beloved old backpack carrier didn’t function as well as it did. Once we switched to that backpack carrier, we thought we’d never switch back to a soft carrier, not for hiking, anyway, but…

  • How To Choose The Best Toddler Rain Suit?

    How To Choose The Best Toddler Rain Suit?

    What’s that one piece of outdoor gear we used most often when spending time outdoors with my son after moving to Vancouver? Right, a toddler rain suit. I’ve actually bought the first toddler rain suit for him in Vancouver, along with a pair of gum boots. They made my time outdoors much less stressful (no…

  • How To Choose The Best Toddler Rash Guard?

    How To Choose The Best Toddler Rash Guard?

    Toddlers are not babies anymore, but they still have very sensitive skin, only they don’t have the ability to stay put in the shade. My toddler surely loves playing in the sand and water all day long, and he couldn’t care less about harmful UV-rays or my effort to set up the beach cabana where…

  • 16 Fabulous Lakes Near Vancouver To Visit This Summer

    16 Fabulous Lakes Near Vancouver To Visit This Summer

    Summer is coming, and it’s time to find your favorite lakes near Vancouver. We found many, and this post is all about them. Can you imagine British Columbia as a beach destination? I couldn’t before we moved there, but actually, it turns into one each year, even if only for two short months. No, I…

  • Best Richmond Parks For Families

    Best Richmond Parks For Families

    Metro Vancouver is a great place to live with kids. It offers an endless number of parks, playgrounds and beaches, and Richmond has its fair share. Even though it doesn’t have mountains or rainforests, and it’s all plain, you find neatly planned community spaces, rich ecosystems, nature trails and parks there. This post is about…

  • Best West Vancouver Playgrounds By The Beach

    Best West Vancouver Playgrounds By The Beach

    As the mum of a toddler blessed with endless energy, finding the best playgrounds in Metro Vancouver was an important mission for me. And you know what’s one of the best perks of living here? The proximity of the ocean. It’s my happy place – walking on the ocean coast is my therapy. It’s my…

  • 7 Kid-Friendly Parks In Coquitlam

    7 Kid-Friendly Parks In Coquitlam

    Metro Vancouver offers an incredible number of amazing parks, and here are the best parks in Coquitlam. Moreover, the best kid-friendly parks in Coquitlam, tried and tested by our family. They usually offer playgrounds, easy, scenic walking trails and water in some form – so mostly everything that kids enjoy. I love them the best…