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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from all of us!

It has been such an amazing year for us at British Columbia Mom, and we honestly can’t thank our fans enough for their continued supports and laughs. You have made this year’s gift guide a roaring success and we are already hard at work on everything for 2017! In the spirit of the holidays, we are sharing some of the fun things the BC Mom kids got up to this

Anxiety

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day – share your story or just tweet with the hashtag #BellLetsTalk and they will donate an additional 5¢ to mental health initiatives in Canada. Break the stigma, let’s talk about Mental Health. I had no real desire to share this blog post I wrote 4 months ago until today. The fear of sharing it was holding me back.. and I’m trying to overcome my fears, so

Gallbladder Surgery

Working in healthcare and alternative health I’ve always firmly believed in listening to your body. I had been experiencing a gradual increase in abdominal pain for over a week that ended up peeking at an intensity of 9/10 – during my drive home with Alivia. I gasped at every red light and choked back tears trying to ask Alivia to please play quietly to herself while I tried to reach

Eggs

An interesting title, but I really was angry over a carton of eggs. It had nothing to do with the eggs themselves (they were surely innocent), but I was angry with a question that was haunting me all day and still continues to haunt me. When did we stop respecting our seniors? When did we stop caring for those most vulnerable in our society? When did we all become so selfish?

Newborn Photoshoot with Alivia

A letter to my daughter, Today was a day where I wanted nothing to do with my appearance. I woke up late, quickly brushed my teeth and pulled up my hair into a ponytail. No time for make-up, no time to do more then a quick wipe of my face with a cloth. I looked frumpy, un-kept, tired and I felt fat. Later in the day I went to take a