{GIVEAWAY} Win tickets to Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella in Vancouver

Cinderella Vancouver

Is there any greater fairy tale than Cinderella? This love story is one that I grew up fantasizing about as a young girl, and through the joys of motherhood, I have been able to share the story with my own daughter (sadly my son show's little interest!) In case you've been living under a pumpkin and missed the news, Rodgers+Hammerstein‚Äôs CINDERELLA is coming to the Queen … [Read more...]

Crayola Color Wonder — Mess free fun = Happy Mom

Crayola Color Wonder

As a parent, you go through many "milestone moments" with your children. First word, first tooth, first steps, first time to they take a black permanent marker to your Grandmothers white leather couch... Wait, what?! That last one's not a traditional milestone? Well, sadly, it was for me! We are lucky to have all of my immediate family living just a stones throw away, which … [Read more...]

All you need is Love… And Netflix!

beat bugs

And doughnuts... Pretty sure life is better with doughnuts! I can't believe that summer is coming to a close, and the kids with be returning to school next month. The past two months have literally whizzed by! That shouldn't come as a surprise though given that we jam packed it with vacations, summer camps, beach visits and more. Still, it seems to get shorter and shorter … [Read more...]

10 Tips to help prevent cavities in your child

Prevent cavities in your child

The end of year rush in on. You know - the official time to get all of your appointments in before your benefits for the year expire. I'm sure I'm not the only person who does this! I was shocked at the kids' dentist appointment to find out that my 7 year old son had his very first cavity, especially after having had a great check up just 6 months ago. Mom guilt (and … [Read more...]

4 Tips for Packing Lunch Like a BOSS!


As September comes to a close, you should be well into your Back-to-School routines. If your family is¬†anything like my family your routine goes something like this: Wake up - Get ready for work - Get kids ready for school - Make kids breakfast - Take your breakfast to go - Make coffee - Spill coffee - Change pants - Get kids out the door - Get you out the door - Work all day … [Read more...]