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A Day In The Life Of A City Mama

Well, hello there! I’m Mama in the City. I’m a mum to three kids, ages 9, 6 and 2.5 years old and together with my husband and our dog Lucy we live in a condo in downtown Vancouver. I work […]

Birthday Party Idea For Vancouver Kids

January 16, 2018 // Apartment Living, Vancouver // 4 Comments

Last weekend our middle girl celebrated turning six and together we planned a fun active birthday party. Living in a condo in Vancouver limits how many friends we can have over to celebrate with. In the past, we’ve made at […]

Celebrating National Belgian Day in Vancouver: Chambar Style

I’ve always felt that summertime in Vancouver is the real reason we put up with so many rainy months. It is absolutely gorgeous here from around the middle of June till sometime in September and there are so many things […]

A Birthday Bike For Lizzy

April 11, 2017 // Parenting, Vancouver // No Comments

We had a special birthday in our family today! The ‘baby’ turned two years old and she was celebrated all day long. First while I was out working and she was with our babysitter and big sister at the park. There […]

The Trouble With Raising A Family In Downtown Vancouver

April 6, 2017 // Vancouver // 4 Comments

Downtown living can be absolutely fabulous until it’s time to register your child for kindergarten at the local public school. It turns out that each year more and more people choose to stay and raise their family downtown. However, the Vancouver public school […]

Snow Day in the City

December 5, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama, Vancouver // One Comment

Today we waved goodbye to my husband, who headed up to Whistler mountain for a week long work retreat, and said a big HELLO to some big fluffy white flakes. Today also happened to be a scheduled day off from […]