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The Magic Of Childhood: Celebrating With Santa Claus

December 10, 2018 // Uncategorized // Comments

Back when we first became parents to our first, circa 2008, we decided we weren’t going to do the whole Santa Claus thing. We wanted all of the gifts to be from us and decided we wanted to skip the […]

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 […]

How To Tour Downtown Vancouver With Kids

August 26, 2018 // Vancouver // Comments

Are you planning a trip to downtown Vancouver with your kids? Here’s the inside scoop from all of us at Mama in the City on how to best tour downtown Vancouver with kids. From low cost gems to the cleanest bathrooms, […]

Touring Granville Island With Kids

May 28, 2018 // Vancouver // Comments

Locals and tourists both love to visit Vancouver’s Granville Island. As a longtime Vancouverite it is definitely at the top of the list for activities to do with kids. While not technically an island, Granville Island has a special vibe […]

Childhood Milestones: Choosing The Birthday Cake

March 27, 2018 // Vancouver // Comments

Birthday party planning gets me all kinds of excited, thank goodness I have three kids with birthdays split pretty evenly through the year to help keep me going. Over the last ten years I have felt so much joy putting […]

Apartment Vs. Townhouse Living With Kids

I grew up in a house where we all had our own bedrooms and there was a basement with a big car garage and backyard. When I was about 20 years old I moved out and into my first apartment […]