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City Kids and The Best Croissants

May 1, 2017 // Parenting, Vancouver // One Comment

Sometimes I wonder what kind of memories my kids will have¬†around¬†growing up here in the city. After all, they are literally growing up right downtown and our days are filled with sidewalks, concrete and lots of walking. My kids walk […]

Snow Day in the City

December 5, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama, Vancouver // One Comment

Today we waved goodbye to my husband, who headed up to Whistler mountain for a week long work retreat, and said a big HELLO to some big fluffy white flakes. Today also happened to be a scheduled day off from […]

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 […]

Trick or Treating in the City

October 31, 2014 // Parenting, Vancouver // 2 Comments

I get a kick out of looking back at old Halloween photos of my kids dressed up in their costumes. Seeing them so little and growing up all while wearing cute costumes, I kind of love that sort of thing. […]

Snow In The City

December 20, 2013 // Vancouver // No Comments

Vancouver is not known for its frequent snow days or mass accumulations of snow, so we get quite worked up when the sky opens up and the snow flakes fall. There are two types of Vancouverites; those that embrace the […]

Sweet Sweet Summer!

July 5, 2009 // Vancouver // No Comments

Oh summer! I love you! You are seriously great! I love a good reason to wear a girly skirt and a big brimmed hat and hang outside in the grass all afternoon with my family and summertime gives me that […]

Watch out! Here I come! My journey with ‘Stroller Rage’

June 17, 2009 // Vancouver // No Comments

As I walk around the city, pushing Ben in his stroller, I sometimes find myself getting full of annoyance and anger. Why are people cutting me off? Walking out in front of me? Not moving off the sidewalk ramp? Argh! […]