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Making Family Memories And Thriving On Summer Break

This summer I made it my personal mission to have fun with my three kids. While I didn’t get the time off work I was hoping for, I still made a nurses schedule work. With chunks of days off to […]

Positive Experience At Horse Riding Camp

There is something about horses that most children find inviting and exciting. The idea of riding on their back and helping with their care can really boost kids self confidence. When we heard there was a local horse riding camp […]

Tales of the Traveling Tummy Bug

August 23, 2017 // Parenting // 3 Comments

We had just come back from a nice long weekend away with my whole family. I’m talking grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins. We had time at the beach, pool time, adventures around town and we just enjoyed being away together for […]

Summer Dinner Idea: Grilled Salmon Cake Salad

July 12, 2017 // Uncategorized // 3 Comments

One of my favourite things to put together for dinner is a big salad that’s full of flavour and protein. A long standing dinner salad in our home is made with BC wild salmon and served over greens. Even as […]

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 Reasons To Visit Fort Langley

I’ve been missing writing in this space on a regular basis but it turns out that summer vacation is keeping us busy and, surprise surprise, there isn’t actually a lot of down time. Who would have thought?! Ha! July was […]