Parents of pre-schoolers, age 0-5, can sign up now for free SPARK program

I have two University degrees and a few other certifications, but parenthood has been the most challenging thing I've ever done, and certainly the thing I've felt least qualified for, on the most frequent basis. That's why, when I saw a post on Facebook about a free program geared at parents of kids between the … Continue reading Parents of pre-schoolers, age 0-5, can sign up now for free SPARK program

Growing Great Children presents Spring Fling – Dust Off Your Bling

Spring Fling – Dust off your Bling! A new take on Glamour & Glitz takes place Saturday, April 7. Growing Great Children is hosting their annual ladies night out. Dress up or wear jeans, whatever you are comfortable in! Join us for a silent auction, shopping from a variety of vendors and dancing to music … Continue reading Growing Great Children presents Spring Fling – Dust Off Your Bling

This week’s instagrammer, Dawn Hunter, asks the question: is involving your kids in competitive sports worth it?

It's easy to talk about "wellness" in high level, superficial terms - eat your veggies, drink water, move your body, practice self-care, have community. And there are some obvious "rules." But when you start to dig in to the complexities of real life, things get a little trickier to navigate. That's one of the things … Continue reading This week’s instagrammer, Dawn Hunter, asks the question: is involving your kids in competitive sports worth it?

The ongoing Winterfest schedule: a season-long line-up of wintery fun

Winterfest did a little pivot this year, and focussed its core efforts on a family-friendly New Years' Eve celebration. But the season isn't over, by any means. And as such, the Winterfest Committee is here to remind you to get outside, get together, and celebrate the season. Explains Winterfest Chair, Carlee Cindric: We wanted to … Continue reading The ongoing Winterfest schedule: a season-long line-up of wintery fun

Sam McKoy on the role of dads, the backcountry and going self-propelled play in wellness

We're back with another guest post by Sam McKoy as part of our series recapping his instagram takeover. This is a photo of my dad following me up the mountainside of Rohr on the Duffey Lake Road. . . We're pretty lucky living in Pemberton. I think we have potential to be one of the … Continue reading Sam McKoy on the role of dads, the backcountry and going self-propelled play in wellness