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Tag Archives // Elisabeth

My Experience With Post Partum Anxiety

The first person to ever ask me if I had ever had any issue with post partum depression or anxiety was my hairdresser. It’s seems kind of unbelievable really, especially considering she asked me this question just this past weekend […]

Celebrating Nurses Week: A Birth Story

May 12, 2017 // Birth & Breastfeeding // 6 Comments

I never really had to make a decision about having my babies at work, I just knew that it was the place that I wanted to birth. Once in awhile someone would say to me, “…but they will see all your […]

Maplewood Farm Birthday Party

April 28, 2017 // Parenting, Vancouver // 3 Comments

It was probably sometime after Christmas when our littlest girl started to fall in love with anything and everything to do with the farm. She talked about riding horses, petting goats and feeding chickens and we all thought it was […]

A Birthday Bike For Lizzy

April 11, 2017 // Parenting, Vancouver // No Comments

We had a special birthday in our family today! The ‘baby’ turned two years old and she was celebrated all day long. First while I was out working and she was with our babysitter and big sister at the park. There […]

The Baby

March 28, 2017 // Parenting // 2 Comments

You know that moment when you see a photo of something and it completely changes your perspective. That happened to me the other day when my husband showed me a photo he’d taken of our youngest girl. The two of them […]

My Kids Favourite Things: Aloha Style!

March 19, 2017 // Parenting // 2 Comments

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 […]

Collecting Memories

December 30, 2016 // Pure Mama, Vancouver // 3 Comments

I’m totally that person who does the, ‘One year ago today this happened’ or ‘Last year at this time we were…’. It drives my husband kind of nuts but I can’t help being reflective. I feel all the feels and […]

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 […]

The End Of Babyhood

June 10, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama // 2 Comments

No one tells you just when your baby will turn into a toddler. One moment they are needing you in such an intense way and the next moment you’re doing an over exaggerated goodbye with a one year old. “Bye […]