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The Beauty Of Building Family Memories

October 5, 2017 // Parenting // One Comment

The other day we loaded up the car, headed out of the city and drove all the way out to theF farmland in the Fraser Valley. When we got to our destination, my city kids looked around the countryside and […]

How I Rock Being A Mum To Three

June 5, 2017 // Parenting // 2 Comments

Back when I was an Apartment Mama to one baby, I felt like I had my hands pretty full. I suffered with sleep deprivation and a high needs baby and all the usual adjustments that becoming a parent brings. I […]

The Anthropology Of Family

January 16, 2017 // Parenting, Uncategorized // One Comment

Recently we had a family celebration in our home and there was some serious memory making happening. Over the years we’ve had a lot of celebrations and I’ve come to realize that so much of what we do fulfills two […]

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 […]

Impromptu Afternoon At The Beach

August 23, 2016 // Pure Mama, Vancouver // 2 Comments

Sometimes I wonder, how did I get here? Not here in Vancouver at 4 PM on a Tuesday, but here as in this part of my life. As a mum to three kids who I’m responsible for shaping their childhood […]

Five Ways To Get Through A Crappy Day

March 29, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama // One Comment

Whether you have no kids, lots of kids or one kid, crappy days happen to all of us. Hard days aren’t just reserved for adulthood, sometimes your toddler has a crappy day and it rubs off on you and then […]