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Tag Archives // Parenting

How I Rock Being A Mum To Three

June 5, 2017 // Parenting // Comments

Back when I was an Apartment Mama to one baby, I felt like I had my hands pretty full. I suffered with sleep deprivation and a high needs baby and all the usual adjustments that becoming a parent brings. I […]

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 […]

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 […]

Impromptu Afternoon At The Beach

August 23, 2016 // Pure Mama, Vancouver // Comments

Sometimes I wonder, how did I get here? Not here in Vancouver at 4 PM on a Tuesday, but here as in this part of my life. As a mum to three kids who I’m responsible for shaping their childhood […]

Five Ways To Get Through A Crappy Day

March 29, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama // Comments

Whether you have no kids, lots of kids or one kid, crappy days happen to all of us. Hard days aren’t just reserved for adulthood, sometimes your toddler has a crappy day and it rubs off on you and then […]

2 Things I Dislike: Being Sick and Asking For Help

February 12, 2014 // Parenting // Comments

A couple of days ago we had plans to host a cute little Valentine’s party and had bought decorations and made cards for little friends. The kids were so excited and for several days beforehand they were running around chanting, […]