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The Condo Kids: Book Review

I asked my first Apartment Baby, Benjamin, to read the new book written by author Jackie Burns.  Jackie is a fellow ‘Mama in the City’ raising her two boys in a condo in Toronto and this book was born out […]

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 […]

Mama in the City on Small Space Living

October 17, 2016 // Apartment Living // 5 Comments

My family of five, and our dog, live in a 1200 square foot condo with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a den in downtown Vancouver. Over the years of apartment living I have probably heard all of the remarks about […]

The Time We Banned Television

October 12, 2016 // Uncategorized // 4 Comments

My kids get up early, 6:30 AM is pretty normal for both big kids to be up and at ’em. When the youngest was still a baby I’d just wave my hand and give the okay for them to go […]

Breaking Into Fall

September 1, 2016 // Apartment Living, Parenting, Vancouver // 3 Comments

The other evening I was getting a ride home from work and as we walked to her car I could just feel the change in the air. Driving towards the beach I couldn’t help but notice that the sky was […]

It’s True! She’s Two!

January 13, 2014 // Apartment Living, Parenting // 6 Comments

I’m not sure what it is really, but I don’t feel as verklempt about Josie turning 2 as I did when Ben turned 2. I absolutely adored the last 2 years with her and I totally love seeing the little […]