parenting

Baby & Tot Show

If you are a parent or caregiver of a young child, or even a parent-to-be, The Baby & Tot Show is the place to be this October. I love trade-shows. Like, loooove them. And from pre-natal to pre-school, the Baby & Tot Show in Abbotsford has it all. Having a huge variety of vendors for every anticipated need or desire is pretty awesome. With booths showcasing the hottest trends and newest

Helisa family

  I’ve been left before. In fact my partner of 12 years and father of our two kids has left us multiple times a year for all of the years we’ve been together. Not for another woman, or because of marital issues, though we have our share just like any normal couple, but because of his career. As a Red Seal Tradesman who is damned good at his job, he

The Berenstain Bears

I don’t remember a lot of books I read growing up, but a couple of authors definitely stand out in my memory. I knew once I found out I was pregnant that I wanted to fill Alivia’s library with favorites from my childhood and starting hunting. We filled her shelves with Little Critter, Robert Munsch and of course, my personal favorite – The Berenstain Bears’.

Pink Shirt Day

I’m one of many faces. A survivor of relentless, non-stop, horrendous bullying. I survived my school years by clinging to the hope that one day; they would be over. My bullying years lasted through late elementary school right up to grade 10, I contemplated suicide more than once. I was teased, taunted and hit more times then I can count. I feared going to school everyday and having to face