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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 […]

Trick or Treating in the City

October 31, 2014 // Parenting, Vancouver // 2 Comments

I get a kick out of looking back at old Halloween photos of my kids dressed up in their costumes. Seeing them so little and growing up all while wearing cute costumes, I kind of love that sort of thing. […]

Summer Sipping

It’s nearing the end of the month and soon we will be turning the page of the calendar which just naturally flags that we’re in full swing of summertime. Luckily Vancouver is having a gorgeous stretch of perfect weather and […]

Lack Of Yaletown Kindergarten Space Leaves Huge Disapointment

February 19, 2013 // Parenting, Vancouver // No Comments

I’ve got a case of the kindergarten blues and it’s not the usual case of, ‘I can’t believe my baby is old enough to go to school’. Instead, it’s more, ‘I can’t believe my baby can’t get a kindergarten spot […]

Moving Pains

January 28, 2013 // Vancouver // No Comments

I’ve mostly been keeping it under wraps but last week we moved and are currently knee deep in boxes trying to find a new spots for all of our stuff. Despite the fact that the move was really only from […]

Did You Grow Up With Grandparents?

September 6, 2012 // Parenting // No Comments

Did you grow up with your grandparents as a part of your everyday life? Even though I didn’t I still have tender memories of each set of grandparents. For the most part I really just had one grandma that I […]

Do Your Kids Go To Summer Camp?

August 10, 2012 // Parenting // No Comments

What have your kids been up to this summer? Did you pack up their bags and send them off to the wonderland of children’s overnight camp? Growing up I never went to summer camp; I did go to Brownie’s overnight […]

Dining Al Fresco=Summertime Love

July 9, 2012 // Vancouver // No Comments

I officially declared it to be ‘summer holidays’ in our home and this excited Ben to no end. Really, it doesn’t change much of our usual every day to day routine but nonetheless it is summer holidays. I’m guessing once […]

A Seawall Walk With My Family On New Years Day

January 2, 2012 // Uncategorized // No Comments

Today was a quiet day for the three of us and it included taking down the Christmas tree and all of the decorations. Apparently, this was very traumatic for my 3 year old and he kept questioning what I was […]

The Working Mama Misses Out

November 2, 2011 // Uncategorized // No Comments

One of the troubles with being a working mama are those times when I miss out on sweet childhood moments, like getting dressed up in a costume for Halloween. Thankfully, I have a spouse who picks right up and makes […]