Travel – North Vancouver – Mt Seymour


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Chasing Sunrise Welcome back my awesome travel companion! Today is a special travel post because we are chasing the sun again. Remember a few weeks back I went on a sunrise hike up Dog Mountain and I said I would talk a bit more about Chasing Sunrise, well here I am. Today I wanted to […]

September 16, 2016

Book Club – August 2016 Reviews


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Book Club Welcome back to another book club review post, where I share the books my toddler and I have been reading this month. The toddler book reviews are a few of the many books we’ve read to my 2 year old, these were his favourite. Scroll down lower and find books that, as a […]

September 14, 2016

Travel – Port Alberni – Cathedral Grove


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An Island Adventure I’m unsure if you’re new around here or not, but I am a big fan of sending my son to Grandma’s house at least once a month for minimum two days. Not only for the reasons listed in another blog post, but for the adventure I get to have with my mom […]

September 9, 2016

Travel – North Vancouver – Dog Mountain


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Chasing the Sun There’s a song, called Chasing the Sun, it was my JAM a few years back. Lemme tell you something, it’s making a major comeback in my life. Because I am literally chasing the sun lately. You know what is better than going on a hike? Going on a SUNRISE hike. Sure, you […]

September 2, 2016

Travel – Oregon – Oneonta Gorge


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Spontaneous Road Trips There is nothing like a good road trip to create memories to last a life time… and stories to share for weeks to come with friends and family. Don’t we all need a few more exciting stories to share? The more spontaneous, the better. I don’t know why, it just holds more… […]

August 19, 2016

Travel – Toddler Road Trip Tips


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Road Trip As you may know, Gregory and I are really big fans of going on a road trip. Exploring our beautiful province is not something I have really had the luxury of doing until just recently in my adulthood. Growing up on an island limits your exploring to when your parents can save up […]

August 17, 2016

The Potty Pack


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Potty Training We are Potty Training in our RAD house. It’s an exciting time and Gregory is doing so great. What a champ, my little boy is growing up so fast. It’s always bittersweet. I’m happy for him and proud of him, but need him to stop friggin growing and stay this small and precious […]

August 10, 2016

Travel – Vancouver Island – Coombs


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Island Highway Pit Stop Do you remember back on our Canada day adventure to the Wacky Woods in Fanny Bay on Vancouver island (what a mouthful)? That same day on the way back to my moms house we made a pit stop in Coombs to see the goats on a roof. Coombs is a small […]

August 5, 2016

Why Children NEED to Visit Grandparents


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To Grandma’s House We Go Today we’re talking about grandparents. More specifically why parents NEED to send their kids to grandma & grandpa’s house. The benefits are countless, but I kept this post to around 2000 words for your convenience, so I list 5 for you today. They say it takes a village to raise a […]

August 3, 2016

Travel – Fanny Bay – Wacky Woods


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A Wacky Canada Day As you know, I have been trying hard to start some traditions around holidays for our RAD family. Canada day was July 1, and we celebrate by making a hand print T-shirt with Gregory. That can’t be all we do, so I got to thinking… what fun activity can we do […]

July 29, 2016

Book Club – July 2016


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our RAD Book Club Hello HELLO, and welcome to the first official our RAD Book Club. What is it? It’s exactly what it sounds like. It’s a book club. Well, sort of. More like book review where I ask you suggestions for my next month books in the comments because sharing is caring. Also, it’s […]

July 27, 2016

What does my Toddler Watch?


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What Does My Toddler Watch I never wanted to be a mom that let my son watch TV. Let the thing be a ‘babysitter’. And I don’t think I have, mostly because we don’t have cable. I try to limit Gregory’s screen time as much as possible, but I do find it handy to have videos […]

July 20, 2016