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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 […]

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 […]