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Tag Archives // Family

It’s Love Baby!

February 14, 2017 // Parenting // One Comment

I was busy working last night and after midnight I was excited to be able to meet all of the new little bundles of love that were born with February 14th as their birthdate. I always wanted to have my own […]

Five Fun Things To Do With Your Kids

January 10, 2017 // Parenting // 2 Comments

Part of having kids is that they are always around. Obviously I mean this in the most uplifting positive way but kids will basically rule your social life in every way that is possible. So, why not make them part […]

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 […]

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. […]

I Need A New Bathing Suit

June 29, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama, Vancouver // One Comment

Just like that another school year has come to a close. It feels like I was just fretting about sending kid #1 off to kindergarten and soon we will have a grade three boy, a preschooler and a toddler. Life […]

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 […]

Finding Family Fun At Wesbrook Village

This past weekend we were invited to Wesbrook Village for a special family fun day  hosted by Vancouver Mom. We loaded up the car and I impressed myself that everyone was ready to go and I was driving out of […]

Somebunny is ONE!

I actually kind of surprised myself and haven’t felt overly emotional about the baby turning one. Since I’ve decided she will always be ‘the baby’ I don’t need to do the whole, ‘my baby is getting so old’. Sorry Elisabeth, […]

Why I Love A New Year

January 1, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama // One Comment

We had a fabulous Christmas cozied up in the city as a family of 5. We couldn’t stop loving on sweet baby Elisabeth and she definitely had a great first Christmas amongst the big kids. We practiced some of our […]

In The Hot Box

Back when we had Ben we were sort of taken aback by the fact that he became jaundice about 24 hours after birth. He hated being under the photo therapy lights and treatment was difficult to balance between his cries […]