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Fall Activities for Kelowna Families

Summer has slipped away from us, like beach sand through our fingers, and the days are getting shorter and cooler. It’s time to embrace plaid sweater scarves, tall boots and pumpkin spice everything… and all the fun things to do around the Okanagan as the leaves start to change. Read more

Cool stuff to do in Kelowna with kids this summer

From splash pads, petting zoos, festivals and concerts, here’s a list of all the great family-centred activities and events happening around the city from June to August – that doesn’t involve sitting in your kid’s wading pool (unless, of course you want to!)

Why You Need an Emergency Preparedness Kit 

(Originally published in Metro Vancouver) Every region in B.C. is at risk to a variety of disasters, including earthquakes, wildfires and flooding. All of them can leave residents cut off, or forced to flee. How many of us would be ready to pick up and go at a moment’s notice? Read story

Our new life in Kelowna

(Originally published in The View In Mission) Sometimes when I can’t get my toddler to sleep, I put her in the car, pick a direction, and drive. It doesn’t take long for her to pass out, and for me to get lost. I’ve been lost in the labyrinth that is old Glenmore, on windy streets that climb the Upper Mission, and on mountain roads. Read more

-3Smallprint Okanagan

(Sponsored post) I often worry I’m not doing enough to capture my daughter’s fleeting childhoods – tangible, tactile things I can touch and feel, and that will remind me of their smallness. Which is why I love my silver necklace from Smallprint Okanagan. Read more

Drop-in play fun for kids 0-6

From bouncy castle play centres to storytime at the library, here’s a list of Kelowna’s best pay-per-use indoor playgrounds and free drop-in programs. Click here for a list of things to do every day of the week.


Easter and spring activities for Kelowna families

Egg hunts, petting zoos and build-an Easter basket fun at Home Depot, here’s a list of all the great family-centred activities and events happening around the city from March to May.


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