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Mom Hack: Dining Out With Kids

January 8, 2018 // Parenting // 4 Comments

Three kids and city living means that we do our share of supporting the restaurant industry and I’ve got zero mom guilt over that one! It’s just so simple for us to head out the door, walk a few blocks […]

When New Year’s Resolutions Just Don’t Work For You

December 30, 2017 // Parenting, Pure Mama // 4 Comments

Who here makes New Year’s Resolutions? Bueller? Bueller? Apparently around forty percent of you will make some form of New Year’s resolution but only eight percent will actually stick to it. Not really a big surprise here and this blog […]

Recharging Your Mom Battery

December 5, 2017 // Parenting, Pure Mama // No Comments

Recently we went on our annual trip to the United States for Thanksgiving. Having a US born husband means that we get a few perks, like celebrating two different Thanksgivings every year and traveling out of the country to go […]

Taking Your Child To The Emergency Room

October 26, 2017 // Parenting, Pure Mama // 6 Comments

Being a mum and a nurse means that I view many childhood ailments a little differently than a non medical mama. I tend to have a higher tolerance for sickness before taking them to the doctors or heading to an […]

Post Partum Recovery: Five Insider Tips

October 17, 2017 // Birth & Breastfeeding, Parenting // 4 Comments

Congratulations! You’re pregnant! Cue the mixed bag of emotions as you process what this means for you. Soon you’ll become an on line expert on every single thing there is to know about pregnancy. You will know just big your […]

The Beauty Of Building Family Memories

October 5, 2017 // Parenting // One Comment

The other day we loaded up the car, headed out of the city and drove all the way out to theF farmland in the Fraser Valley. When we got to our destination, my city kids looked around the countryside and […]