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Tag Archives // Toddlerhood

Maplewood Farm Birthday Party

April 28, 2017 // Parenting, Vancouver // 3 Comments

It was probably sometime after Christmas when our littlest girl started to fall in love with anything and everything to do with the farm. She talked about riding horses, petting goats and feeding chickens and we all thought it was […]

The End Of Babyhood

June 10, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama // 2 Comments

No one tells you just when your baby will turn into a toddler. One moment they are needing you in such an intense way and the next moment you’re doing an over exaggerated goodbye with a one year old. “Bye […]

Terrible Twos: We Got ‘Em

March 26, 2014 // Parenting // 15 Comments

Oh my sweet sweet Josephine. She was my fastest birth, my easiest baby and she is my most challenging toddler out of my two. For all of the ease that she gave me during her baby years, she gives me […]

Breastfeeding a Toddler

August 28, 2013 // Birth & Breastfeeding // No Comments

I did it! I went away with girlfriends for 4 days and left the kids behind and we all survived. This is the first time I’ve been away from Josie overnight besides going to a night shift. Naturally I was […]

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 […]

From Babyhood to Toddlerhood 2.0

May 24, 2013 // Parenting // No Comments

People are always asking me how old Josie is and I usually give them a wrong number because I just haven’t kept track of things like I did with my first baby. I wonder if that has something to do […]

Jump Up! Ben Turns 3

September 15, 2011 // Uncategorized // No Comments

One of the things about living in an apartment is that I truly do not want to host a mass of toddlers for a birthday party. I can envision running around followed by chaos fueled by icing. The last two […]

What Do You Want For Your Birthday?

August 19, 2011 // Uncategorized // No Comments

I asked my boy what he would like for his upcoming third birthday and he knew what he wanted right way, like in a nanosecond. He wants a backhoe. Ben has naturally gravitated towards trucks and diggers and all things […]

Summer In Vancouver City: The Kid Edition

July 12, 2011 // Uncategorized // No Comments

Now that we have had a bit more sunshine it is starting to feel a lot more like Summer in the city. I’ve lived here for 8 years now and each Summer I am reminded why I love living in […]

A Little Holiday To California: Photo Teaser

May 12, 2011 // Uncategorized // No Comments

We just came back from a short five day trip to San Diego and it was a welcomed break from routine. I’m proud to say that my 2.5 year old did fantastic in the airport and also on the plane. […]