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Feeling The Shift: Changes In Motherhood

June 27, 2017 // Parenting, Pure Mama // No Comments

The last two years we’ve had a really good thing going in our daily life. I’d drop my oldest boy off at his school, get my middle girl to her preschool, located in a different spot downtown, and then spend […]

About Last Night: The Sisterhood Of Vancouver’s Top Mom Bloggers

Way back in 2010 I was a solid year into crafting this blog and I was nominated as one of Vancouver’s Top 30 Mom bloggers. Since then Vancouver Mom has hosted this annual event to celebrate the new crop of […]

Instead Of New Year’s Resolutions

January 3, 2017 // Pure Mama // 2 Comments

This post is not going to be filled with my New Year’s resolutions. It’s not about weight loss or making huge changes or even having a fresh start. Every once in awhile I’m reminded about how good things are in […]

Motherhood and Type 1 Diabetes

September 22, 2016 // Parenting // 3 Comments

Back when I was a 19 year old nursing student I was sitting in my university Pathophysiology class and the professor started talking about the main symptoms of diabetes. I carefully nodded my head, taking it all in and understanding […]

A Serious Case Of FOMO

July 15, 2016 // Parenting, Vancouver // No Comments

We’ve spent the last few weeks moving through a constant hustle and bustle with a side of summertime relaxation and a generous side of strawberry infused gin and tonic. Last week I got off from a night shift Monday morning […]

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 […]

Another Mother

April 26, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama // 5 Comments

I didn’t see her when I first walked through the door of the pediatrician’s office. I was too busy rushing to get there on time as balancing three kids and appointments is always a bit of work. It was when […]

Dear Four Year Old

There is something really special about four year olds. They no longer carry around constant reminders of babyhood  but they aren’t quite a big kid yet. A four year old has a personality that is blossoming with enthusiasm every single […]

Getting Ready To Leave Baby And Go Back To Work

I’m feeling pretty thankful that I’ve had a full year off from work. Being home with my family has really been amazing for all of us. However, the inevitable is here and it is time for me to rejoin the working population and learn […]

Today Was Rough: Let’s Recap

May 26, 2015 // Parenting, Pure Mama // 3 Comments

Let’s do this! Today was just one of those days. Fussy baby, demanding 3 year old, tired mama. You know the story. I know these days will pass and a good day is just around the corner, but I hate […]