Island Parent Magazine

Island Parent Magazine is a publication for Vancouver Island parents with children aged newborn to 18 years. Our editorial philosophy is based on the belief that parents need encouragement, support and useful information, not negative messages or guilt trips. Our publication includes a wide range of topics of interest to parents. We encourage writers to cover topics that are of interest to them or that reflect their own experience—we’re looking for a variety of perspectives, experiences and beliefs. Please keep in mind that our aim is to help our readers feel valued, supported and respected. Ideally, we can raise the profile of parenting and help create a community of healthy, happy families. If an article provides a welcome idea, pertinent information, a laugh or a poignant moment for our readers, we’re achieving our goal.

Current Issues + Features

Family Summer Guide 2019
Island Parent Tweens & Teens 2019
Family Resource Guide 2018

Issue Archive

Baby Fair Guide
September/October 2013
August 2013
Schools & Education Services
Family Summer Guide
June 2013
Summer Programs
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
Spring Break Programs
February 2013
January 2013
Holiday Happenings
Holiday Happenings Insert
December 2012
Holiday Happenings
November 2012
Gift Recommendations
Family Resources
Over 700 resources for parents and Families from South Island to Parksville. 2012-2013 edition.
Sept. 2012 Issue
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Current Issues

Family Summer Guide 2019

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Island Parent Tweens & Teens 2019

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Family Resource Guide 2018

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