parenting

On Modern Parenting and Gender Equality

What is a dad doing on a website called British Columbia Mom? A similar question might have been asked of a fellow dad blogger when he attended an after-school workshop for tween girls with questions about the changes their bodies were about to undergo… and he was the only male in a room filled with mothers and their daughters. And he was the only one willing to speak openly about

Making potty training fun with Pull-Ups

It’s amazing watching our kids grow up and reach new milestones nearly everyday, one of the ones we are hoping to reach before winter break is Night time potty training with A, she has been such a dream with everything when she was little – self weaning from nursing, self weaning from her soother and essentially daytime potty training herself (for real!) but night time routines seem to be a

Smartsaver

This little monkey started preschool this year. In the blink of an eye my tiny 7lbs babe was a preschooler. We went from changing diapers to practicing printing. From nighttime feedings to teaching her to ride a bike. I blinked, and she’s almost grown up! I hate to admit it, but with how quickly time has already flown by, I know that grade school, high school and the inevitable university

Newborn Photoshoot with Alivia

I still remember the moment like it was just yesterday. Sitting completely upright during my delivery to ask with a gasped breathe “is she out!?” I wanted nothing more then to hug this miracle that had been growing inside me for 9 (long, VERY long) months. Alivia is a rainbow baby, a baby that I never thought I would be able to tangibly hold. Being a first time mom is

The day a picture broke my heart

I’ve heard more times then I’d like to count how “I don’t know how you do it!” when people find out what my everyday schedule is usually like. Somehow, this makes me some sort of a superhero or something. To me, it makes me a mom. It was up until recently that I was doing a pretty good job of it, I mean I must be if people are applauding

RESPwithRBC

Like most parents it seems like there is a never ending supply of questions to go alongside raising our kids Рunfortunately for us, nothing comes with a manual when it comes to our kids so I am always so appreciative of the experts in certain fields that take the time to patiently answer my millions (upon millions) of questions! Just recently I attended a twitter party with @RBC_Canada and had