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Celebrating The Retirement Of My Breast Pump

Before I had kids I knew that I would breastfeed, I hadn’t really given too much thought about how it would look to actually nurse a baby full time but I was ready. I had seen my sister nurse her […]

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 […]