Category Archives: Parenting

Another Free “Beat the Heat Activity”

As the heat wave continues to sit over top of Metro Vancouver and much of southern British Columbia I am looking for more creative ways to entertain my children while avoiding the heat as best I can. I previously took … Continue reading

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Fun, Free, and Entertaining; Burnaby Village Museum

Are there any words more frightening than hearing a young child saying “I’m bored”? During the summer months I am essentially a stay at home dad. As such I need activities to engage my children. Seeing as our neighbours complained … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Public School System

I have spent the first couple weeks of summer break reflecting on and thinking about how we do things in the K to 12 education system. One of the things I have been thinking about is the way we treat … Continue reading

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Leghorn Ranch Horseback Riding

I made a deal with my daughters for their birthday this year. The deal was, rather than buying them a toy or something that they might use for a short while and then set aside, I would buy them an … Continue reading

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A Dad in the Burbs Has Started A Podcast!

Just because I didn’t have enough places where my “voice” is able to be heard – other than here on my blog, on my Instagram, my Facebook, and my YouTube channel, I decided to start a podcast! You can check … Continue reading

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Monday’s Movie; Kid Snippets

If you want to know what it is like being a primary school teacher, have a look at this Kid Snippets video on the YouTube –   Please follow and like us:

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Every Parent’s Nightmare; Lost Child

So the unthinkable happened to me this week; I actually lost one of my children. Rest assured, within a few minutes she was back with. A little background; we were in Burnaby on the SFU campus for a work related … Continue reading

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