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International Women’s Day Donation Rally

  To commemorate this year’s International Women’s Day, the gogoBags crew organized a Donation Rally for the North Shore Women’s Centre. Hence, this visit helped us get to know more about this amazing women’s centre. According to the North Shore Women’s Centre website, “it is in North Vancouver, BC. Also, the North Shore Women’s Centre is dedicated …

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Inequality Amongst Women

This upcoming Sunday will be International Women’s Day. This year’s International Women’s Day, the focus is about “Celebrating women’s achievements and increasing visibility, while calling out inequality.” As I glanced back into the past, women had done so much and had achieved so much for us, modern women, to enjoy. Let’s talk about childbirth. It …

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How to Use Wish-lists and Support Local Small Businesses

  How do you like to do your Christmas shopping?There are so many different ways to search for the perfect gifts. Christmas wish-lists are often utilized by well-meaning friends and families to make life easier by telling them exactly what they wanted to receive. However, these list can also become a burden to others. These …

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Five Fabulous Christmas Activities Happening In Our Neighbourhood

December is here! The Christmas holiday spirit is very apparent throughout our city. However, I am sure that there are a lot of different fun activities that are happening in your city too. As a parent, December can be a very expensive and stressful time. First of all, many parents are doing a lot shopping …

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Leftovers From Thanksgiving: What To Do

Thanksgiving Day was this past Monday for us up in Canada, and many of had a wonderful feast. Each family celebrated this feast in a different way. Traditionally, there would be a turkey with bread stuffing, garlic mashed potatoes, roasted root vegetables and tons of gravy. Then, dessert would be pumpkin pie. This day would …

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Autumn Activities For The Families of All Ages

The autumn season is beautiful time for us in the Northern Hemisphere. Bright shades of red, orange, and yellow fill the autumn sky and on the ground around us. The temperature is beginning to drop, but sometimes the sun is still continuing to come out the play. There is so much to do to celebrate …

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How to De-stress Before Going Back to School

Summer holidays is coming to an end! Every parent and child can only think about going back to school. Are you preparing yourself for what’s to come? For most families with children, summer holidays are for relaxing and having fun. Therefore, the mere mention of the idea of going back to school can disrupt this …

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Ten Must-Do Outdoor Activities Before School Starts

Vivian Fun Treats & Activities It’s the middle of August already! What happened? Where did the time go? Did you get to do everything you wanted to do with the children? Many young ones were busy with summer school or camps. Therefore, they spent a lot of time huddled indoors working on their indoor activities. …

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Conflicts: Listening through Parent-Child Discussions

  Vivian Uncategorized It’s August already! As a parents of school-age children, it’s is necessary and important to remember that conflicts between a parent and a child is a way to communicate. It is never a pleasant interaction and most wish that they never have to deal with those arguments. However, in reality, this is …

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Kindness Is Key: Be Kind to Our Planet and Our People

What is kindness? According to the Wikipedia definition, “Kindness is a behavior marked by ethical characteristics, a pleasant disposition, and concern and consideration for others”. Recently, some comments on our social media platform reminds us of an issue among the zero waste community. The Zero Waste Movement is a global movement and many people are at a …

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Holiday Shopping Locally Benefits Everyone

What it Means to Shop Locally Holiday shopping in local shops benefits everyone, but what does that mean? Shopping locally means holiday shopping at your local independent shops, like farmer’s markets, crafts markets and smaller boutiques. One may wonder the reason why we should purchase  goods and services for sometimes higher prices, whereas one can …

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