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The Baby

March 28, 2017 // Parenting // No Comments

You know that moment when you see a photo of something and it completely changes your perspective. That happened to me the other day when my husband showed me a photo he’d taken of our youngest girl. The two of them […]

My Kids Favourite Things: Aloha Style!

March 19, 2017 // Parenting // One Comment

Hawaii definitely has my heart ever since our first trip there as a couple. I feel like as soon as you arrive on one of the islands you’re transported to this total sense of tropical bliss that gives you that […]

The Truth About Family Vacations

March 11, 2017 // Parenting, Pure Mama // One Comment

You’re scrolling through your social media feed and see a picture of someone you follow. Their toes are in the sand and their kids are frolicking in the water and the caption reads ‘Best day ever!’. It’s easy to feel […]

It’s Love Baby!

February 14, 2017 // Parenting // One Comment

I was busy working last night and after midnight I was excited to be able to meet all of the new little bundles of love that were born with February 14th as their birthdate. I always wanted to have my own […]

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 […]

Let’s Mother The Mother: A Personal Experience Post Partum

Despite being a specialized perinatal RN working at the bedside supporting new mothers learning to breastfeed, I still struggled deeply with feeding back when I had my first baby. In the early weeks post partum I found breastfeeding to be beyond hard and found […]

The Anthropology Of Family

January 16, 2017 // Parenting, Uncategorized // One Comment

Recently we had a family celebration in our home and there was some serious memory making happening. Over the years we’ve had a lot of celebrations and I’ve come to realize that so much of what we do fulfills two […]

Five Fun Things To Do With Your Kids

January 10, 2017 // Parenting // 2 Comments

Part of having kids is that they are always around. Obviously I mean this in the most uplifting positive way but kids will basically rule your social life in every way that is possible. So, why not make them part […]

What’s In Baby’s Stocking?

December 21, 2016 // Holiday Talk, Parenting // 2 Comments

A friend once gave me the inside scoop about Christmas presents and babies. She told me to save my money, limit my stress and not buy presents for baby’s first few Christmases. I was given the advice back with the first […]