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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.


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Baby Goes Backpacking

Baby Goes Backpacking

At 13 months old, our daughter was due for her first backpacking trip. With plenty of hiking, camping and canoeing experience—plus a Calgary winter under her belt—we knew she was up for it. After Alberta’s wicked winter weather, returning to Vancouver Island with its mild climate, even in February, would be a blessing. Although we originally planned on doing the Juan de Fuca Trail, rain on the south of the Isla...
posted: Mar 2, 2011  |  views: 4159  |  comments: 0
What to Make of a Man Purse

What to Make of a Man Purse

I probably should have seen it coming. Not long ago, when my three-year-old son was watching me get ready for work, he asked me a question that made me stop. “When I grow up, can I have a man purse?” My first thought was, how does a three-year-old even know what a man purse is? His dad doesn’t have one. His older brothers don’t have “man bags.” And while there’s nothing wrong with them, they’...
posted: Nov 3, 2010  |  views: 3558  |  comments: 0



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