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One Decade Of Motherhood: Finding My Personal Wellness

September 7, 2018 // Parenting, Pure Mama // 6 Comments

A month ago I turned thirty nine years old. I’ve never been one to shy away from being honest with how old I am. In fact it feels easier to embrace and celebrate another year of being alive. On the […]

Making Family Memories And Thriving On Summer Break

This summer I made it my personal mission to have fun with my three kids. While I didn’t get the time off work I was hoping for, I still made a nurses schedule work. With chunks of days off to […]

Positive Experience At Horse Riding Camp

There is something about horses that most children find inviting and exciting. The idea of riding on their back and helping with their care can really boost kids self confidence. When we heard there was a local horse riding camp […]

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 […]