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When Your Child Has Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

June 12, 2018 // Parenting // 5 Comments

Recently the dreaded and very contagious Hand Food and Mouth Disease crept into our home and spread to our youngest child. One minute our three year old daughter was her usual self and a few hours later she was telling […]

My Experience With Post Partum Anxiety

In honour of Mother’s Day I am republishing this honest motherhood post from last year. While it’s always easy to share the bliss and joyful moments of motherhood, let’s also recognize the painful and raw parts too. The parts of […]

Kid Approved Vancouver Field Trips: The Bloedel Conservatory

April 12, 2018 // Parenting, Vancouver // No Comments

Sometimes visiting a city can feel really overwhelming, especially if you have kids in tow and it can be even more bonkers if they are under five. Having the inside scoop on where to go and what to see can […]

Apartment Vs. Townhouse Living With Kids

I grew up in a house where we all had our own bedrooms and there was a basement with a big car garage and backyard. When I was about 20 years old I moved out and into my first apartment […]

Five Fun Things To Do With Your Kids

February 8, 2018 // Parenting // 2 Comments

It turns out that once you have kids they will become your social life and they also love spending time with you. Go ahead and claim the title of ‘fun mum’ and incorporate your kids into your social life. It’s […]

Celebrating The Retirement Of My Breast Pump

Before I had kids I knew that I would breastfeed, I hadn’t really given too much thought about how it would look to actually nurse a baby full time but I was ready. I had seen my sister nurse her […]