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My Experience With Post Partum Anxiety

The first person to ever ask me if I had ever had any issue with post partum depression or anxiety was my hairdresser. It’s seems kind of unbelievable really, especially considering she asked me this question just this past weekend […]

City Kids and The Best Croissants

May 1, 2017 // Parenting, Vancouver // One Comment

Sometimes I wonder what kind of memories my kids will have around growing up here in the city. After all, they are literally growing up right downtown and our days are filled with sidewalks, concrete and lots of walking. My kids walk […]

Maplewood Farm Birthday Party

April 28, 2017 // Parenting, Vancouver // 2 Comments

It was probably sometime after Christmas when our littlest girl started to fall in love with anything and everything to do with the farm. She talked about riding horses, petting goats and feeding chickens and we all thought it was […]

The Motherhood Effect

April 20, 2017 // Parenting, Pure Mama // 2 Comments

Recently I had a weird interaction with someone and I totally let their negative vibe influence how I felt. I felt totally overwhelmed because I hate having awkward interactions with people and I am naturally more of a peace keeper […]

A Birthday Bike For Lizzy

April 11, 2017 // Parenting, Vancouver // No Comments

We had a special birthday in our family today! The ‘baby’ turned two years old and she was celebrated all day long. First while I was out working and she was with our babysitter and big sister at the park. There […]

The Baby

March 28, 2017 // Parenting // 2 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 // 2 Comments

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 […]