Article Search
Search By Keyword

Island Parent Articles!

Take a look at this month's articles provided by Island Parent Magazine. Each month you'll find new articles with topics on parenting your children of any age. Written largely by local authors, these articles provide some great perspectives related to parenting, both on and off the island.

Island Parent - Latest Articles

Solutions for Cold Feet & Absent Parents Solutions for Cold Feet & Absent Parents
I have hungered for Sannich artist Kristi Bridgeman’s illustrations ever since she soaked the pages of late poet P.K. Page’s three fables in The Sky Tree and the re-telling of a Brazilian legend about a shape-shiftin...
posted: Sep 1, 2016  |  views: 151  |  comments: 0
View this article »
Finding Time to Just Be Finding Time to Just Be
When I became a parent at 18 years old, I was lucky enough to have a supportive family that was able to help me be the best mom I could be. They allowed me to continue to live at home and helped out with childcare. At th...
posted: Sep 1, 2016  |  views: 64  |  comments: 0
View this article »
10 Things Nobody Tells You About Having Babies 10 Things Nobody Tells You About Having Babies
1. You’re Going to Get Pipes I did karate for years, and never could do more than 10 push ups. I have always had the T-Rex body type: big, strong legs and weeny little arms. That’s changed. Now endless games of airp...
posted: Sep 1, 2016  |  views: 299  |  comments: 0
View this article »
A Wabi-Sabi Home A Wabi-Sabi Home
If you ever come to my house for a visit, do not expect to be blown away by the contemporary décor. Our most recent purchases were a second-hand couch and love seat, now well over a decade old. The rest of our furniture...
posted: Sep 1, 2016  |  views: 48  |  comments: 0
View this article »
Like the Trees in Autumn... We\'re showing our colours Like the Trees in Autumn... We're showing our colours
September is a time of change. Summer starts to fade, making way for fall’s golden glow. The new school year begins. The autumn air becomes crisp like the fallen leaves beneath our feet. And there’s a freshness—...
posted: Sep 1, 2016  |  views: 38  |  comments: 0
View this article »
To Each Their Own To Each Their Own
Be who you are. That’s the message in a number of excellent picture books out this season from Canadian publishers. In the charming Rosie the Raven, written and illustrated by Helga Bansch (Annick Press, 2016), y...
posted: Jul 27, 2016  |  views: 125  |  comments: 0
View this article »
The \'Other\' Doula The 'Other' Doula
The baby is going through a growth spurt. The sink is so full of dishes we’ve been calling it Mount Dish. My last three meals have all been toast. My husband’s time off is over and he’s going back to school. We hav...
posted: Jul 27, 2016  |  views: 312  |  comments: 0
View this article »
Green Summer Reading Green Summer Reading
If you’re interested in sustainability issues and looking for a good book or two to take to the beach this summer, you might want to check out New Society Publishers. Based out of Gabriola Island, New Society publishes...
posted: Jul 27, 2016  |  views: 135  |  comments: 0
View this article »
Something About Twins Something About Twins
No doubt about it, there’s something about twins…something that brings a smile to people’s faces, something that invites reactions, comments, unsolicited advice and the sharing of stories. As a newbie grandparent o...
posted: Jul 4, 2016  |  views: 123  |  comments: 0
View this article »
Phone Call from a Four-Year-Old Phone Call from a Four-Year-Old
It’s Friday, and that means pizza night in my daughter’s household. My four-year-old granddaughter Maysa has decided to phone me while waiting for the pizza. Daddy has taken her older siblings swimming, and Mommy is ...
posted: Jul 4, 2016  |  views: 155  |  comments: 0
View this article »

Share an Article

If you find an article you think we'll enjoy, share it with us.
Just remember to give proper credit to the author, and to provide a link to the site where you found it.
We all want to respect copyright.

Site Sponsors
Island Parent Saanich Recreation