Koalas aren’t Bears and Orcas aren’t Whales

Koalas aren't bears and orcas aren't whales

“Mommy, why do you like koala bears so much?” Sunshine asked me. I smiled as I flipped the turn signal and checked my rear view mirror. “Because they’re cute,” I answered, changing lanes. “One of my babysitters gave me a stuffed koala when I was your age, and he’s gone with me a lot of [...]

Long-distance Grandparents

With our last move, we’ve officially become B.C. residents and finally switched over our driver’s licenses, truck registration and insurance, health care, and all the rest. Perhaps it was inevitable that after completing our degrees here we’d end up staying here, but when we first applied to UVic, we planned to come for school and [...]

Sleep Tight: Creating the Ideal Bedroom Space for a Good Night’s Rest

Sleep Tight: Creating the Ideal Bedroom Space for a Good Night's Rest

A good night’s sleep leaves you feeling refreshed, energized and ready to take on the new day. Sleepless nights, on the other hand, can leave you feeling drained, cranky and less able to cope. Fortunately, there are many simple things you can do to enhance your ability to have consistent relaxing sleep by creating an [...]

Odyssey Adventure Club iPad Mini Giveaway!

iPad mini giveaway from the Odyssey Adventure Club

I can’t believe summer is almost over! It seems like I spent most of it moving or traveling, but here comes September. However, there are still a few weeks left to hit the beaches or take a road trip—and of course, listen to some more Adventures in Odyssey! If your kids are looking for a [...]