A DOSE OF OHANA
Monica, born and raised in Vancouver, BC is a proud mom of two boys and two mixed dogs. She is the blogger behind adoseofohana.com which is a Motherhood Blog that focuses on family friendly travel, body positivity and living a healthy lifestyle. You can find her supporting and actively participating in local markets and events.
AVA TO ZOE
Janette Shearer is a Lifestyle/Parent blogger at Ava to Zoe, a play on her two young daughters’ names, as she blogs everything in their lives A to Z. As a 3x sponsored runner in the Vancouver Sun Run, Janette shares her passion for healthy living, fitness & food through her blog. Janette posts fun recipes, honest reviews, Vancouver events, décor, and more. With a crafty side as well, be sure to check out her online store Shop Ava to Zoe filled with custom made leather keychains too!
BEYOND THE RHETORIC
Fueled by caffeine and Wi-Fi, Michael Kwan is the thinker who thinks he might be thinking too much over at Beyond the Rhetoric. There, he discusses life as a progressive work-at-home dad, challenging traditional gender roles for both himself and his daughter. Topics range from restaurant reviews to parenting dilemmas to philosophical musings. And it’s not a dad bod; he prefers the term “father figure.”
British Columbia Mom
British Columbia Mom team Tara & Helisa met by happenstance over a love of coupons and saving money. With 3 kids in tow, they explore everything British Columbia has to offer from local events, family travel, money saving tips and much more. Surviving solely on coffee, cuddles and post-it notes (and a bit of sassy humour) they can often be found enjoying all that beautiful British Columbia has to offer.
Dad In The Burbs
Stacey Robinsmith is A Dad In The Burbs. On his blog and on his social media channels, Stacey typically shares his family’s experiences of living a quiet life in the suburbs of the city. The topics most often shared on his blog relate to the food we eat, the food we grow, and the food we prepare in our kitchen or on our barbecue. There are occasional attempts at humour as we live a relatively harmonious life in the burbs behind an imaginary white picket fence.
Discovering Parenthood was started by Tamara as a way of documenting what life is like since becoming a parent. She and her husband love capturing photos to save the memories of their family and for sharing in blog posts. They have two little girls that keep them on their toes. You’ll find everything from day to day life, travel, and so much more on this blog.
District Local is a living, breathing anthology of Vancouver happenings. Coffee shop poetry slams. Weekend markets. Art shows. Photo walks. Breaking bread with strangers. They want to nudge you out of your comfort zone and get you out to experience and enjoy more of what this city has to offer.
Born and raised in Richmond, BC, Canada, Areta’s foodie background starts from a family of great chefs. She loves trying different foods, photographing them, and sharing her food experiences with others. On the move and looking for her next GREAT food adventure. #FOODGRESSING
Diana runs Foodology.ca, a Canadian Food blog when her team shares their love of food with the world. You will most likely find her obsessed on finding hidden gems and kid friendly restaurants in the city. When she is not blogging, Diana is a mommy to 2 cats and an infant daughter. You can see Baby E on Instagram furiously kicking her shoes and socks off whenever she dines in a restaurant.
good life vancouver
The Good Life Vancouver is brought to you by Cassandra Anderton. Cassandra is a freelance travel, food, wine, and lifestyle writer, blogger and broadcaster. Born in New Zealand, she grew up in the Okanagan and has made Vancouver her home for the past 30 years. Cassandra is passionate about local food and wine, and loves to travel and report on what others are doing to promote their local culture.
Loving Littles Blog is dedicated to the modern mom where you can find everything from DIY’s, recipes, parties, family travels, mom life and more. Started as an outlet after my daughter and our journey through PPA, it has become such a joy to have a space to go. Meet new moms and travel this road together!
Mama In The City
Mama in the City is a lifestyle blog written by Andrea Firmani, where she shares about raising her family of five in downtown Vancouver, apartment style. Andrea is a passionate labour and delivery RN and often writes about relevant topics for today’s women and families. You might catch Andrea and her three kids walking around the city or re-fuelling at the coffee shop.
More Than Your Average Mom
Born and raised in North Vancouver, now living in Burnaby, Canada, Sarah is the full-time working mom to two busy kids, and author behind More Than Your Average Mom. Her blog chronicles her heavily caffeinated (mis)adventures in mommyhood, creative bento making, random DIY crafts & projects, product reviews, and anything else she dare test her writing abilities out on!
Nina On The Moon
Nina is a Honduran-Canadian mom of two little stars; Luna & Sol. Based in beautiful Vancouver, Canada, Nina and her family love exploring the natural beauty that surrounds them. Nina on the Moon is a Vancouver-based blog about family, culture, ECOlife and style. From baby/toddler product reviews to travel, food and recipes, to easy DIY’s and so much more!
Nancy is a finance professional and Mommy to a toddler girl who thinks she’s a ninja! She is a writer, stylist, photogher and foodie based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She also runs Hellonance.com – a lifestyle & motherhood blog where so shares her love for skincare and beauty products. Catch Nancy and Little Em share their Mommy-Daughter adventures on Instagram (@Instanomss).
nourish through movement
Reg is a kinesiologist and a Vancouver wellness blogger. She writes on nourishing the body and mind through movement and hopes to spark inspiration in others to fall in love with it. She is a mom of two girls, loves shopping deals and a good glass of wine.
Our Happy Place
Kat Petrunia is the blogger behind Our Happy Place, a lifestyle blog featuring DIY inspo, recipes (including gluten/ dairy free ideas), fashion & health, plus reviews/ giveaways and real life topics. The goal behind OHP is for it to be fun and a place you come to unwind, but also somewhere that is real and honest. She has been blogging since 2013 and has enjoyed working as a Healthy Family Expo Ambassador for the past few years.
Samantha Lenz is a full-time freelance writer, by trade, turned PR & communications extraordinaire. Based out of the Fraser Valley, her blog focuses on her son Ryerson, mental health, day to day life, and everything in between. At the end of the day, Sam is ready to take on the world one key-stroke at a time. With over a 100 wpm skill set… it’s no surprise she has a way with words!
Sparkly Shoes & Sweat Drops
Once upon a time a funny mom from suburbia with a laptop wrote a blog to help other people laugh, cry and feel less alone. This is that blog.
We’re The Austrias
Jaynelle AKA Mama J, full time wife + mama and a part time preschool teacher who’s behind the face of the lifestyle instagram account @weretheaustrias; where she shares about her family funventures and how life is with a little boy with a big personality. From parenthood to toddlerhood and everything in between, one square at a time. She also started and runs a small instagram shop @thethriftedapparel, which is not your average thrift shop – here you’ll find curated pre-loved modern and vintage pieces for adults and the littles as well.