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My 5 Things: Baby Lover Edition

April 17, 2014 // Parenting

This week has been a decent week for all of us. There was nothing too dramatic but our days haven’t been boring either. I worked a bit, did the mum thing a lot, felt tired a bunch of the time and had some good giggles with the kids. This week I’m lacking in girlfriend meet ups, as is often the way when I’ve worked a bunch in a row. I am really craving girlfriend chit chats over glasses of wine in the evening while the children are sleeping and I’ll be putting that on my ‘to do’ list for next week.

My 5 Things

1. I’ve got the sweetest friend Jenna who made my pregnant sister a gorgeous baby blanket and matching knitted hat. It is purple with grey and white and it’s so soft and made with love.  She also made both of my kids baby blankets and they use them all the time.

2. My oldest sister is having a baby and I couldn’t be more excited for the sweet babe to arrive. I’m a big time baby lover and am even more so when it’s one of my sisters babies. She could literally have the baby any time now and I’m feeling super pumped that I’m headed over her way this long weekend. I can’t wait to meet this baby.


Snuggles with my first born. Those early days and weeks are hard but they are so memorable at the same time.

3. Dear Baby, please come this weekend. It would be super awesome timing.

4. Remember my younger sisters fantastic birth story? It made her local paper and got its own blog post!


Sweet baby Alice

5. I get asked all the time if I am having more babies and my answer hasn’t changed over the last 2 years. I don’t know. I am on the fence and I feel like I could be swayed either way. My husband is the same, but part of me feels he is leaning more towards baby #3 one day down the road. I just know that pregnancy is hard on my body and made more intense because I live with  type 1 diabetes.  No matter what, I love babies! That is for sure.

This week I’m linking up with fellow Vancouver blogger Tairalyn of Little Miss Mama who is co-hosting Five Things with Diana from The World Around Her.





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Hi! I'm Andrea, a 30 something girl who loves living the downtown lifestyle and didn't want to give it up once I started a family. Mama in the City since 2008 and blogging since 2009!


  1. Tairalyn says:

    Love this baby edition of FIVE THINGS, makes me almost wanna have another… ALMOST!

    THANK YOU so much for linking up!


    1. Andrea says:

      Thanks for the opportunity to link up with you!

  2. Kate says:

    Great post! We have a one year old and keep getting asked “so, when are you having another!?” Let me enjoy this one first please 🙂

    1. Andrea says:

      I swear, we are never off the hook about ‘ when are you having another’ until you are like menopausal! I get the question a few times a week for sure…and it is always meant to be a nice conversation and I (luckily) don’t feel any pressure or resentment about the question (for now! 😉 ).

  3. Heather says:

    Stopping by from the linkup! This post makes me excited to have children of my own someday. 🙂

  4. Diana says:

    Thank you so much for linking up with us, I love reading everyone’s five things. That’s so cool about your sister’s baby making the local paper. I wish them a healthy and good birth with the new baby, congrats to the family.

    1. Andrea says:

      Thanks! It was a fun 5 and…my sister had her baby this Easter weekend!