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Tag Archives // Ben

My Kids Favourite Things: Aloha Style!

March 19, 2017 // Parenting // One Comment

Hawaii definitely has my heart ever since our first trip there as a couple. I feel like as soon as you arrive on one of the islands you’re transported to this total sense of tropical bliss that gives you that […]

Should You Have A Baby Shower After The First Baby?

August 17, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama, Uncategorized // 3 Comments

Expecting your first baby is really something else. Everyone is so pepped for you and the world is your oyster. You will never have the same amount of excitement about one of your babies as you did for the first. […]

Mastering My Motherhood

June 16, 2016 // Parenting // 2 Comments

Walking down the city sidewalks pushing the stroller, my middle girl holding onto the side, usually chatting and telling a story, my oldest boy walking behind looking at things or right there on the other side of the stroller.  That […]

I Have Three Kids. What’s It To You?

April 5, 2016 // Parenting // 4 Comments

The other day I was loading up my car after picking up the oldest from school. We were doing pretty good and there was no big event from the kids to warrant any attention. However, we did get attention and […]

My Modern Day Baby Book

July 20, 2015 // Parenting // 2 Comments

Over the last few weeks we’ve had some fun milestones happening in our family. The kind of milestones where you take photos and tell the grandparents all about it and, if you’re a blogger like me, you blog about them […]

The Thankful Birthday

January 21, 2015 // Parenting // 2 Comments

Last week Josie and I lay on the bed and picked out a birthday cake on the computer from our local Cupcakes shop. We went with a blue and purple colour theme to go with her chosen Frozen themed party. […]

Birthday Party Stress

August 22, 2014 // Parenting // One Comment

I have a special birthday coming up soon, my oldest will be turning six and it is a BIG.DEAL. He’s been planning his birthday party since February and while the theme changes frequently, his excitement and enthusiasm only continues to grow. He’s […]

I’m Not A Pinterest Mom

July 3, 2014 // Parenting, Uncategorized // No Comments

I’ve always had a desire to be really crafty and creative mama with my kids. I’ve often wished that I was one of those people that could knit and bake amazing cakes with absolute ease, but it turns out my […]

The Summer Of George!

May 27, 2014 // Parenting, Pure Mama, Vancouver // 4 Comments

Somehow I have the whole month of July OFF of work and I couldn’t be more excited. I took some vacation time and swapped a few shifts and ended up with 33 days off of work. I know some parents […]

Ten Things

July 4, 2009 // Parenting // No Comments

Ten things I miss from my pre baby life: 1. Sleeping in until I actually want to wake up.2. Going to the bathroom in private.3. Casually eating your take away food in the park at my own leisure.4. Late night […]