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A Day In The Life Of A City Mama

Well, hello there! I’m Mama in the City. I’m a mum to three kids, ages 9, 6 and 2.5 years old and together with my husband and our dog Lucy we live in a condo in downtown Vancouver. I work […]

Birthday Party Idea For Vancouver Kids

January 16, 2018 // Apartment Living, Vancouver // 4 Comments

Last weekend our middle girl celebrated turning six and together we planned a fun active birthday party. Living in a condo in Vancouver limits how many friends we can have over to celebrate with. In the past, we’ve made at […]

A Quick Apartment Bedroom Tour

July 4, 2017 // Apartment Living // 2 Comments

Yesterday my two older kids were off at summer day camp so it was just the toddler at home with me. Fortunately for me this third child is feistily independent and can play on her own for a decent amount […]

Pet Adoption Birthday Party!

February 6, 2017 // Apartment Living, Parenting // One Comment

This year Josie decided she wanted to do a pet adoption theme for her birthday party. We had already decided to do a small at home party and this theme sounded like something I could manage! The idea was to […]

Five Reasons To Host A Five Dollar Birthday Party!

February 4, 2017 // Apartment Living, Parenting // 3 Comments

The other day my sweet spunky Josie turned five years old. She was so excited for this day and we had plans to host a small at home birthday party in our apartment. A couple of friends and our little […]

Mama in the City on Small Space Living

October 17, 2016 // Apartment Living // 5 Comments

My family of five, and our dog, live in a 1200 square foot condo with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a den in downtown Vancouver. Over the years of apartment living I have probably heard all of the remarks about […]