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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 […]

Birthday Parties For Big Kids

September 27, 2017 // Parenting // 2 Comments

There is no denying it, I love planning birthday parties! I enjoy the whole process starting from picking out the theme, to working out all the details to make it come together. It doesn’t even need to be an elaborate […]

Tales of the Traveling Tummy Bug

August 23, 2017 // Parenting // 2 Comments

We had just come back from a nice long weekend away with my whole family. I’m talking grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins. We had time at the beach, pool time, adventures around town and we just enjoyed being away together for […]

Four Ways That I Choose Happiness

August 16, 2017 // Parenting, Pure Mama // 3 Comments

Recently someone commented to me, ‘Andrea, I love reading your blog and it look like you guys are always having such a great time BUT…aren’t you just sharing the good stuff? Are you really that happy?’. The honest answer is, […]