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Feeling The Shift: Changes In Motherhood

June 27, 2017 // Parenting, Pure Mama // No Comments

The last two years we’ve had a really good thing going in our daily life. I’d drop my oldest boy off at his school, get my middle girl to her preschool, located in a different spot downtown, and then spend […]

About Last Night: The Sisterhood Of Vancouver’s Top Mom Bloggers

Way back in 2010 I was a solid year into crafting this blog and I was nominated as one of Vancouver’s Top 30 Mom bloggers. Since then Vancouver Mom has hosted this annual event to celebrate the new crop of […]

Am I A Naturally Talented Artist?

May 24, 2017 // Pure Mama, Vancouver // One Comment

I’ve always wanted to be an artsy person that had creativity visibly flowing from my fingertips. I wish I could create pieces of art and people would actually know what it was suppose to be without having to add a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Family Travel: Maui Edition

March 5, 2017 // Pure Mama // No Comments

I’m sitting here on an airplane at about ten o’clock at night. Two out of three of my kids are actually fast asleep, amazing, and I thought I’d share three really great travel products that we stumbled upon while gearing […]