Happy Holidays 2016

Happy Holidays from HappyGoMama! Breccan is a little under the weather, but he is rallying back and recovering. As usual, he is not interested in missing out on the party! We are hunkered down for the Christmas holiday at Nana’s house in North Delta with lots of family. We have had a lovely season full […]

Giving Tree

I grew up in a religious family and went to parochial school from Kindergarten to Grade 12. One of the things I have taken away from that education, even though I am not religious, is that part of Christmas should naturally involve service to others. Being away from the church and any religious community for […]

Festival of Lights at Van Dusen Gardens

We took Breccan to the Festival of Lights at VanDusen Gardens tonight. Breccan was being a bit of a rebel all night. He decided to venture off the path in the gingerbread village to explore one of the houses and Nick had to chase him down. He went crazy on the drums in the Sound […]

Activities Advent Calendar

One of my favorite things growing up was having an Advent Calendar to count down the days to Christmas. Since this is really the first Christmas that Breccan is getting into, I thought it was a good year to have our first one! Christmas hits me in a strange spot regarding parenting philosophy. I really […]

Bright Nights in Stanley Park

Our Advent Calendar activity today was to look at Christmas lights,so we went on the Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park this evening. B had a fantastic time – he was very into the lights this year. We walked through the village, stomping in all the muddy puddles. Breccan’s favourite part by far was […]