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Rainy Day Activities With Kids

November 8, 2018 // Parenting, Vancouver // Comments

It’s here. Rainy day after rainy day has officially arrived. We’ve dug out all of the boots, raincoats and umbrellas and have moved them to the front of the coat closet. For many parents rainy days inevitably encourage more time […]

First Time Parenting: Five Things I Regret

October 1, 2018 // Parenting // Comments

Ten years ago I started my parenting journey and it totally rocked my world. It was not at all like I thought it would be. However, I have fond memories of that first year with a baby. While I’ve had […]

One Decade Of Motherhood: Finding My Personal Wellness

September 7, 2018 // Parenting, Pure Mama // Comments

A month ago I turned thirty nine years old. I’ve never been one to shy away from being honest with how old I am. In fact it feels easier to embrace and celebrate another year of being alive. On the […]

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 […]

When Your Child Has Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

June 12, 2018 // Parenting // Comments

Recently the dreaded and very contagious Hand Food and Mouth Disease crept into our home and spread to our youngest child. One minute our three year old daughter was her usual self and a few hours later she was telling […]