The simple things that made my daughters happy over the holidays

*This post was written in partnership with TELUS  The holidays are over and we’re already ten days into 2019 (I can’t believe it)!  Over the holidays we tried to be intentionally busy NOT being busy (if you know what I mean).  In other words, we had a restful winter break (well, my daughters sure did, […]

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My teenager was cyberbullied and this is what she did

We’re raising children in a digital landscape where cyberbullying has become more prevalent than offline bullying. In fact, the studies indicate that 1 million Canadian kids are cyberbullied each month.  My teenage daughter was cyberbullied in the fall from someone she was friends with in the past. The thing is, the way she was cyberbullied […]

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Vancouver Telus Santa Claus Parade recap from Charley

👋 I’m Charley. I stayed at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver the night before the Telus Santa Claus Parade with my family and I felt like I was in New York! I lost my second front toofffff and sang, “All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth” and then I had a crazy pillow fight with […]

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Curl up on the sofa with the family and be the first to Find Dory on Telus Optik

Over the weekend, we had a very fun surprise arrive at our door from our friends at Telus. My girls ripped open the package with hurried excitement, and to their surprise, inside the package was a ton of Finding Dory swag courtesy of Disney which included baseball hats, a beach tote, stickers, a notebook, beach ball, […]

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Telus Days of Giving Social Art Rally

On May 30th my daughters, sister and I spent our morning at David Lam Park with over 500 Telus employees, families, and friends to create a giant mosaic as part of TELUS Days of Giving Vancouver Social Art Rally. Since the Telus day of Giving  inception in 2006, TELUS Day of Giving has mobilized more than […]

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We Day

On October 22nd, I had the absolute privilege of attending We Day Vancouver, at Rogers Arena, among 20,000 students and educators from more than 700 schools. We Day is a movement of young people who are leading local and global change, and it is considered one of the greatest movements of our time. We Day is […]

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