Visit Downtown Langley This Summer – The 2016 McBurney Plaza Summer Series

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The Greater Vancouver Area has a lot to offer to families this summer.  We are very lucky to be living in Vancouver where almost every city is busy organizing great events for families. We even have a hard time putting all these activities on our family schedule.  There's nothing we would want to miss!! The city of Langley is quite special to us.  Visiting its downtown core brings us … [Read more...]

Whistler Children’s Festival 2016

Whistler Children's Festival 2016

Our family loves to go on "staycations" and Whistler is always on top of our list whether it is during the winter season or summer. With the picturesque scenery driving up the Sea to Sky highway and a few look out stops, it's always a joy for Anne, the kids, and I to take some time off to relax and enjoy a taste of this beautiful province. It really feels like a different world and it's only a … [Read more...]

Baby Renzo – Global Video Release

Baby Renzo

It's been ONE MONTH since Baby Renzo's Birth on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 8:30 am at Burnaby General Hospital. Renzo has been growing bigger and bigger. Renzo's older siblings Rianne and Ryan love playing with him and they LOVE him so so so much. It's amazing to see our 3 kids interacting and connecting even though they are all under 5 years old. One of our passions at Daddy Blogger is to … [Read more...]

Social Media Mastery Conference 2016

#SMMastery

Looking forward to seeing everyone at our second annual Social Media Mastery Conference! Last year, we had 220 people and this year our goal is to get over 300 guests attending. Next year, we are going BIGGER at #SMMastery at Canada Place in March 2017. Social Media Mastery, Blog Mastery, and Internet Marketing Mastery are all owned and operated by YVR Conferences which is an Event … [Read more...]

Mothers Day – Gift Idea

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Dads aren’t always the best at remembering Mother’s Day and it’s sometimes difficult to find the right gift. However, this Mother’s Day, we can remember to make sure the special women in our lives get a gift worth remembering: a personalized message from the kids that will automatically be delivered to her on Mother’s Day.  Zang’s “Forget Me Not” service allows users to … [Read more...]

Nutrition Facts Table – Do you know how to read it?

Focus on the facts

This year, I've made a commitment to take charge of my health.  I admit, I am not the healthiest but I've made a conscious decision to be healthier! And this campaign  by the Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC), in a joint effort between Health Canada, Retail Council of Canada (RCC), the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG), the Nutrition Facts Education Campaign (NFEC) … [Read more...]

February Heart Month

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My wife and I are always worried about the health and well-being of our aging parents. Anne's family lives in the Philippines and mine are here in Vancouver. Anne keeps regularly communication with her mom and dad however I can always see the sad look in her eyes when she hears that her parents are having health challenges. In the past, she's been tempted to want to jump on a plane just so she can … [Read more...]

YVR Travellers Launch Party

YVR Travellers

After running several #YVRBrands under the "YVR Media Group" umbrella, it was a joy to launch our latest group called YVR Travellers! Here are the YVR Brands that are already operating: YVR Dads YVR Bloggers  YVR Foodies YVR Photographers   YVR Masterminds   We just launched our #YVRTravellers Meetup Group based in Vancouver, Canada! So, if you live in … [Read more...]

Family Travel Bloggers

Family Travel Bloggers

Greetings from Tofino!! We are currently on a family trip storm watching in beautiful Tofino on the West Coast of Canada! Rianne and Ryan loved the storm watching experience - highly recommend it if you haven't been before. It's been good to get away to end 2015 and start 2016. As you know, our family LOVES to travel. We have traveled to over 50 countries, lived on 4 different continents, and … [Read more...]

Surprise Pregnancy Announcement

Baby Coming Soon

First came Rianne... Next came Ryan... Then came Baby # 3!! We are excited to announce that my beautiful wife is pregnant and due on May 28, 2016. We found out a few months ago but kept it quiet during the first trimester only telling very close family and friends. Now that Anne is in her second trimester and we are entering a New Year, we wanted to share the GOOD NEWS with all of our … [Read more...]

Sending Money to Family Members Overseas

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  Since my wife lives in Vancouver and her parents live in the Philippines, we often send money home to support them in daily expenses, getting medicine, and special occasions. After all, they are both retired and they don't have a Government Pension Plan like Canada does. That's one thing I love about Filipino culture - the strong family ties. Even though the kids are overseas, they don't … [Read more...]


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