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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]