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Touring Granville Island With Kids

May 28, 2018 // Vancouver // One Comment

Locals and tourists both love to visit Vancouver’s Granville Island. As a longtime Vancouverite it is definitely at the top of the list for activities to do with kids. While not technically an island, Granville Island has a special vibe […]

Childhood Milestones: Choosing The Birthday Cake

March 27, 2018 // Vancouver // 2 Comments

Birthday party planning gets me all kinds of excited, thank goodness I have three kids with birthdays split pretty evenly through the year to help keep me going. Over the last ten years I have felt so much joy putting […]

Apartment Vs. Townhouse Living With Kids

I grew up in a house where we all had our own bedrooms and there was a basement with a big car garage and backyard. When I was about 20 years old I moved out and into my first apartment […]

Five Fun Things To Do With Your Kids

February 8, 2018 // Parenting // 2 Comments

It turns out that once you have kids they will become your social life and they also love spending time with you. Go ahead and claim the title of ‘fun mum’ and incorporate your kids into your social life. It’s […]

A Day In The Life Of A City Mama

Well, hello there! I’m Mama in the City. I’m a mum to three kids, ages 9, 6 and 2.5 years old and together with my husband and our dog Lucy we live in a condo in downtown Vancouver. I work […]

Birthday Party Idea For Vancouver Kids

January 16, 2018 // Apartment Living, Vancouver // 4 Comments

Last weekend our middle girl celebrated turning six and together we planned a fun active birthday party. Living in a condo in Vancouver limits how many friends we can have over to celebrate with. In the past, we’ve made at […]