How to Help Stressed Out Kids


Children can have Stress I remember my parents asking me ‘What are you so stressed out about? You’re a kid. You have nothing to worry about’ when I was a girl. So growing up I believed that kids don’t have stressful lives. As a mom who was abused and unfortunately let her child witness a […]

May 29, 2017

How To Potty Train a 2 Year Old Boy


Potty Training I was freaking out when I started researching how to potty train my son. How do you do that for a boy? I have no idea! I don’t have a penis, I don’t know how to do it. I mean sure, point and shoot. But how do you teach someone when you can’t […]

September 21, 2016

Travel – Toddler Road Trip Tips


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


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

10 Ways your Todler can Help with Chores


Montessori Chores Montessori parenting is great, we already implement a floor bed for Gregory in his Montessori bedroom and it’s been amazing. I love how it teaches a parent to remember that the real life everyday skills we adults use are also great learning moments for Littles. I enjoy letting Gregory help me with my […]

July 13, 2016

How I Taught my Toddler Patience


Patience Please Patience is not something someone is born with. It is an acquired skill, and not one that everyone learns. I still have to exercise my patience everyday, as a mother, wife, and human being on planet earth. I remember my parents saying “Patience is a Virtue” and never knowing what they meant. What […]

July 6, 2016

5 RAD Android Phone Apps for Toddlers


Phone Apps for Toddlers I was totally that pregnant lady who was like “I’m going to make sure I don’t let my kid have a lot of screen time”. And I do my best to still keep true to my words. But let’s be honest, it’s just not possible in today’s world. There are screens […]

July 3, 2016

6 RAD Books for your Little to Interact with


Reading Rainbow Going to the Library and reading is a popular activity in our house. I mean, with our library activities we’ve discovered and finding our favourite touch and feel books, who wouldn’t be enjoying life on the reading rainbow? There is so much to see, read, and learn, so many adventures to be had […]

June 19, 2016

4 RAD Toddler Touch and Feel Books


Bittersweet Sensory All my life I have had this weird ‘thing’ with touching different textures. To this day I walk through a store and run my fingertips along the items displayed for sale. Just like a child. I’m not entirely sure why, I often find when I touch a certain fabric I get thrown into a […]

June 11, 2016

Travel – Burnaby – Train Ride


Toddlers Obsessed with Trains I don’t know exactly what did it, but the Bean is obsessed with trains. It’s really great, because wherever we go there are trains here in Vancouver. Sky trains, train trains, toy trains, trains for kids to ride. At Metrotown Mall there is a cool train ride for kids and parents to […]

May 22, 2016

Mothers Day Craft for Toddlers


Nothing for Mothers Day Last year I didn’t get anything for Mothers day. Granted, Gregory was 1 and his gift was me being able to wake up to him every morning. But still, nothing to commemorate or remember Mothers day 2015 by. In fact, I don’t remember my first Mothers day either. Like, they weren’t celebrated […]

May 8, 2016