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How did you know she needed glasses?

This is a question I get asked so frequently. You don't often see kids as young as Harper in glasses, so lots of parents wonder what the signs are to get their eyes checked.

From Harper Glasses Optometrist Edmonton Baby Toddler Preschooler

To start off, I've seen it recommended to start getting eye exams as young as 6 months. We definitely didn't go that early. Eventually I put it on my to-do list. Then it kept getting pushed further and further down the list, only popping up a bit every time I saw a...


World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week

Harper has officially been weaned for just over a month, and World Breastfeeding Week just happens to start today! Did I ever expect to be nursing a nearly 3 year old? Nope! But my parenting experience has been, if you ever say you'll never do it, that guarantees you will. Here's a bit of our journey, that thanks to a willing husband, selfies, and some amazing local photographers has been well documented.

I always knew I wanted to breastfeed. It was supposed to be this natural...


Harper's Playroom - Imaginative Fun in a Tiny Space

Harper's Playroom - Imaginative Fun in a Tiny Space

After Konmari-ing last year, we were left with a mostly empty third bedroom that wasn't doing much of anything. I decided I wanted to turn this unused space into a special playroom for Harper that was filled with imaginative toys, without any noises (instruments are allowed!) or flashy lights.  It's such a great room with every spare spot filled with another fun activity.  I also got to put a bunch of local art on the walls, which makes the maker in me happy to support such talented people!


Holiday Markets - 2016

I went from, "oh, maybe I'll just apply to one market" to a full calendar SUPER quick, and I couldn't be more excited! So if you're looking for an excuse to get out of the house, or want to touch all the fun fabrics and see just how cute tiny harem pants are in real life, come say "hi" at one (or all!) of my events this season.

Curated Markets Edmonton Calgary

First up you can find me at Curated Markets in Edmonton on November 5th & 6th....