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2 Things I Dislike: Being Sick and Asking For Help

February 12, 2014 // Parenting // 3 Comments

A couple of days ago we had plans to host a cute little Valentine’s party and had bought decorations and made cards for little friends. The kids were so excited and for several days beforehand they were running around chanting, […]

The Doctors Are In

January 7, 2014 // Birth & Breastfeeding // No Comments

Josie has this thing for doctors. It all started back in October when we were in the hospital for 4 days for croup and she ended up loving all of her doctors and nurses. This means that she now frequently […]

The 5 Year Plan

September 9, 2013 // Parenting // No Comments

There is nothing like watching a child grow up to really show you how much time has passed by. When people talk about their personal 5 year plan I don’t actually have one. However, I can say that I do […]

Are Boys And Girls Really That Different?

August 7, 2013 // Parenting // No Comments

The other day a woman with a baby girl on her hip and an older boy in tow came up to me and asked me a question about my own two boy/girl. She wanted to know if I found raising […]

The Cost Of Childcare In Vancouver: Part 2

March 28, 2013 // Parenting // No Comments

A couple of years ago I wrote a post about how much we paid in daycare fees, $80/day for a licensed at home day care, and it continues to be one of my most read posts. Google tells me that […]

Friday Afternoons

October 15, 2012 // Parenting // No Comments

We are totally into the swing of the Monday to Friday school routine. Every Friday we have been marking the start of the weekend by having a little bit of fun. Ben calls it our Friday fun day and he […]