Category: Family Stuff

Personal Updates (+ Pictures!)

This blog has been a little quiet lately as I’ve been focusing on other projects as well as growing these babies. So I thought rather than posting about any specific topic, I’d just post a quick update here as well as maybe link to… Continue Reading “Personal Updates (+ Pictures!)”

Why You Should Solo Road Trip With Your Kids

Photo by Dominika Roseclay from Pexels

I took my first solo road trip with my daughter when she was only a year old. We drove from where we were living at the time – in the Okanagan Valley, B.C. – to visit a friend in Calgary, Alberta. Roughly a 10… Continue Reading “Why You Should Solo Road Trip With Your Kids”

Self Care For Moms

I follow a fair amount of mom groups and blogs and a common theme I see repeated a lot is that moms don’t get their needs met as often as they should. This is obviously a problem a lot of moms can relate to,… Continue Reading “Self Care For Moms”

How To Encourage Your Teenager To Talk To You?

(Feature Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels) A big worry for parents when faced with raising teenagers (and even preteens sometimes!) is how do you get them to talk to you? Teenagers can be secretive, mysterious creatures. They can be moody and temperamental, prone to fly off… Continue Reading “How To Encourage Your Teenager To Talk To You?”

What’s On Your Summer Bucket List?

(Photo by Ylanite Koppens from Pexels) Apologies for the absence, dear readers. Pregnancy, heatwaves, moving (during said heatwaves!) and a million other things has made sitting down to write about as unappealing as…well a very unappealing thing. I don’t know. It’s still very hot… Continue Reading “What’s On Your Summer Bucket List?”

Why I Didn’t Pierce My Daughter’s Ears When She Was A Baby

I am obsessed with long hair.  When my daughter was young, she had the most amazing hair; long, and curly and bright red. It’s still red, but now she wears it cut short, because that’s what she prefers. “But wait,” you might be thinking,… Continue Reading “Why I Didn’t Pierce My Daughter’s Ears When She Was A Baby”

7 Signs That You’re a Great Mom

Signs You're A Good Mom Motherhood In Progress Blog Post

What does it mean to be a good mom, exactly? Here are 7 signs that you might be a good mom

Teaching Your Kids To Cook – A Lesson In Patience?

Cooking With Kids as a Family from Pexels by August de Richelieu

(featured Photo by August de Richelieu from Pexels) I almost always cook dinner in my house. My fiance and daughter make their own breakfasts and lunches, and are responsible for getting their own snacks, but dinner is all on me. Which is fine with me. For one… Continue Reading “Teaching Your Kids To Cook – A Lesson In Patience?”

I Used to Be Afraid Of My Instant Pot (Plus Some Of My Favourite Instant Pot Recipes!)

A handful of years ago, the man who was at the time my boyfriend took me to visit his sister around the holidays. While we were there, this woman who will some day (eventually) be my sister-in-law started singing the praises of the Instant… Continue Reading “I Used to Be Afraid Of My Instant Pot (Plus Some Of My Favourite Instant Pot Recipes!)”