Mama in the City since 2008 and blogging since 2009!

Archives // Uncategorized

The Condo Kids: Book Review

I asked my first Apartment Baby, Benjamin, to read the new book written by author Jackie Burns.  Jackie is a fellow ‘Mama in the City’ raising her two boys in a condo in Toronto and this book was born out […]

About Last Night: The Sisterhood Of Vancouver’s Top Mom Bloggers

Way back in 2010 I was a solid year into crafting this blog and I was nominated as one of Vancouver’s Top 30 Mom bloggers. Since then Vancouver Mom has hosted this annual event to celebrate the new crop of […]

The Anthropology Of Family

January 16, 2017 // Parenting, Uncategorized // Comments

Recently we had a family celebration in our home and there was some serious memory making happening. Over the years we’ve had a lot of celebrations and I’ve come to realize that so much of what we do fulfills two […]

Cookie Crumbs And Ending Traditions

I love traditions and I especially love seasonal traditions that bring people together. For the last seven years I’ve participated in a cookie exchange with work friends and it has always been fun. The whole process of finding the perfect […]

Minimalist Packing For Family Travel

November 25, 2016 // Parenting, Uncategorized // Comments

We are currently on a little holiday to celebrate US Thanksgiving with my husband’s side of the family. It’s our third year in a row coming and the kids get so excited to see their cousins and celebrate Thanksgiving at […]

The Time We Banned Television

October 12, 2016 // Uncategorized // Comments

My kids get up early, 6:30 AM is pretty normal for both big kids to be up and at ’em. When the youngest was still a baby I’d just wave my hand and give the okay for them to go […]