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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 […]

Birthday Cake Favourites

March 27, 2018 // Vancouver // 2 Comments

Birthday party planning gets me all kinds of excited, thank goodness I have three kids with birthdays split pretty evenly through the year to help keep me going. Over the last ten years I have felt so much joy putting […]

Vancouver’s Love Affair With Cherry Blossoms

March 20, 2018 // Vancouver // No Comments

You just might be a true Vancouverite if you know that we are imminently approaching Vancouver’s famous cherry blossom season. It’s that time of  year where the trees swell with gorgeous hues of pink buds and soon canopies of blossom […]

Apartment Vs. Townhouse Living With Kids

I grew up in a house where we all had our own bedrooms and there was a basement with a big car garage and backyard. When I was about 20 years old I moved out and into my first apartment […]

A Day In The Life Of A City Mama

Well, hello there! I’m Mama in the City. I’m a mum to three kids, ages 9, 6 and 2.5 years old and together with my husband and our dog Lucy we live in a condo in downtown Vancouver. I work […]

Birthday Party Idea For Vancouver Kids

January 16, 2018 // Apartment Living, Vancouver // 4 Comments

Last weekend our middle girl celebrated turning six and together we planned a fun active birthday party. Living in a condo in Vancouver limits how many friends we can have over to celebrate with. In the past, we’ve made at […]