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Tag Archives // Sleep

Parenting Around The Clock

December 7, 2016 // Parenting // One Comment

My husband is away for work right now, which means a lot more hustle and bustle from me but it’s nothing I can’t handle. However, I wasn’t expecting my four year old to start having trouble sleeping at night, but […]

Living Through Baby Sleep Regression

February 26, 2016 // Parenting, Uncategorized // 3 Comments

It doesn’t matter how many babies you’ve had, lack of sleep feels just as insulting every single time it comes your way. Elisabeth is 10 months old and has currently hit a truck load of baby milestones all at once. […]

Sweaters and Lattes

September 14, 2015 // Parenting // 2 Comments

It seems that with the return of the school year and the end of summer we’ve been spending more time inside each evening. Those earlier sunsets means less time for after dinner park romps or bicycle rides. We’ve traded in our later BBQ […]

Go Ahead And Nap

June 25, 2015 // Parenting // One Comment

I used to get all worked up if the kids randomly napped, especially if it was in the later afternoon. An unexpected afternoon nap meant that my quiet evenings were shot and they wouldn’t be tired for their usual 7-8 PM bedtime. […]

Lusome Sleepwear Giveaway

Fellow Vancouver blogger Tairalyn of Little Miss Mama is currently hosting a lovely giveaway to win 4 luxurious sleep sets from Lusome. She asked me to share a sleep story with her readers and it turns out that I had […]


June 30, 2014 // Parenting, Pure Mama // 7 Comments

THURSDAY– I was honestly feeling hormonal and was extra annoyed at various strangers who crossed my path. The lady who cut me off in traffic and flipped me the bird when I honked. The dude in the elevator at the Costco […]

The Afternoon Nap

May 26, 2014 // Parenting // 4 Comments

I need to tell you a parenting truth about sleep, there is NO easy switch or guarantee for uninterrupted sleep when it comes to children. There will ALWAYS be something that arises from time to time when it comes to children and sleep. […]

Sweet Dreams: When Do Your Kids Go To Bed?

April 24, 2014 // Parenting // 7 Comments

Back when Ben was a cranky high needs baby we found that putting him to bed REALLY early was the biggest ‘aha!’ moment in helping with the crankies. Starting at 5:30 PM we started a predictable bed time routine of […]

Tired And Crabby

April 12, 2013 // Parenting // No Comments

Going back to work after this maternity leave has been a bit of a bumpy transition for me. Of course, I am very grateful that I get to do work that is meaningful to me and constantly sparking the birthy […]

Sleep Makes The World Go Round

September 23, 2012 // Parenting // No Comments

I’m a firm believer that sleep makes everything in life better. After a blissful night of perfect sleep you can’t help but feel awesome and start to think that you can get through your day with a bit more ease. […]