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The Writers' Exchange

Friends! The Writers’ Exchange gets Vancouver’s inner-city kids excited about reading and writing through crazy, fun, and imaginative creative-writing projects and support from volunteer mentors:     The Indiegogo Campaign This month, they’re raising funds to help cover the costs of renovating a new space. Although they’ve been in the same space for years, their rent has…

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Recipes: Sneaky Smoothies

Morning, ya’ll! I don’t know about you, but I am a mother to two picky boys (and one not-so-picky girl), so I absolutely love to slip them foods they’d never consider eating on their own. Mostly, I do this by making a lot of smoothies. Nutrients that I feel my children don’t get enough of…

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Wish You Drank More Water? Try This.

Well, we’re smack in the middle of summer, and my kids have already officially overdosed on store-bought freezies and fudge-pops that seem to come out of nowhere. They’ve had an amazing time–trips to the family cabin, the beach, a Vancouver Whitecaps game, multiple lakes, berry picking, random road trips, backyard soccer games, a family reunion,…

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Healthy and Hydrated for the Summer: what to feed your kids

Kids are weird. You can present food to them one way and they’ll balk, then stick a toothpick in it and call it something else and they love it. What the hell?! But knowing this can open doors to a whole new way of serving your picky eaters good food—and that’s what interests me. Case…

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