The 12 Days of Christmas Traditions by Vancouver’s Top Mommy Bloggers

The 12 Days of Christmas Traditions by Vancouver’s Top Mommy Bloggers

I am proud to be a part of a great group of mom bloggers from the Metro Vancouver area – these ladies are generous, talented, crafty, fun, knowledgeable and hilarious. This Christmas, our merry band has collaborated to share our...
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A Round Table of Moms Meets Premier Christy Clark

A Round Table of Moms Meets Premier Christy Clark

It seems a bit like a dream, but the other day I attended a round table meeting with Premier Christy Clark, Director of Outreach Pamela Martin, and about 20 other mom bloggers. It was an honour to be chosen to...
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Review: The Great Big Boo – a Great Big Halloween Hit

Review: The Great Big Boo – a Great Big Halloween Hit

  The Great Big Boo was a great big hit with my 4-year-old son. I was surprised and gratified by how much he enjoyed this Halloween theatrical musical show that we attended this weekend at the PNE Forum. Seating was...
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Top 10 Mom Tested Potty Training Tips

Top 10 Mom Tested Potty Training Tips

When I started to think about potty training my son, I didn’t read any how to books. Instead, I talked to the moms I know who had lived through the ups and downs of pee pee and potty seats, and...
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Boys and Bathrooms

Boys and Bathrooms

I just sat down in a puddle of pee on the toilet seat at home, courtesy of my aim challenged almost 4-year-old. Boys are just so gross. I’m in a snit so I’m just going to let all it all...
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Having a Ball at the Nat

Having a Ball at the Nat

“We promise to respect each other. We promise not to leave with a clean uniform. We promise to have fun! Let’s play ball!” With that pledge, 300 girls and boys, age 6 to 11 cheered loudly as they headed out...
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Book Review: Introducing Solids by Dawwn Whittaker

Book Review: Introducing Solids by Dawwn Whittaker

Introducing solid foods to your baby can seem intimidating for a new mom. Cheeky Chops Consultant Dawnn Whittaker has put together a great guide “Introducing Solids” to guide you step by step through the process. Read on for more information...
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On Motherhood

On Motherhood

I’ve learned a few things about being a mama in the last few years, and for fun I thought I’d pass on some “half baked” observations on motherhood: 1. Expectant mothers have gorgeous hair during pregnancy but then 4 or...
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Redneck Grandpa: Farmin’

Redneck Grandpa: Farmin’

My Dad is a bit gruff around the edges but has been building a nice bond with my three-year-old. It’s pretty adorable to see. We visited my parent’s home in the West Kootenays a few weeks ago, and Gramps had...
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About a Boy

About a Boy

I laugh more. I smile more. I love more.┬áMy three-year-old son challenges me, inspires me and surprises me everyday. Before I became a mother, I thought I wanted a family. But you never really know what it’s going to be...
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Out of the Mouths of Babes

Out of the Mouths of Babes

One afternoon, my son pointed to a picture of me on my dresser. This photo shows me seven months pregnant with the dude, and I just love it because I am standing beside my mother at my baby shower, holding...
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