Bianca Bujan
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Mother of three, blogger at Bits Of Bee, parenting columnist for 24 Hours Vancouver, Principal at Bee Communications

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What To Expect When Leaving Your Toddler Overnight

(0) Comments | Posted December 22, 2015 | 10:30 AM

With my first child, it took me almost three years to warm up to the idea of leaving her overnight with my parents.

I was afraid that she would experience separation anxiety -- that she would reach towards me with her arms outstretched as tears streamed down her face,...

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The One Thing All Parents Should Stop Doing

(9) Comments | Posted October 26, 2015 | 5:22 PM

I was strolling through the grocery store one day when I passed a dad who was pushing his young daughter down the aisle in a shopping cart. When our eyes met, he glanced down at his daughter and did something that I realized many of us parents do -- he...

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The Benefits Of Saying 'No'

(3) Comments | Posted October 21, 2015 | 8:16 AM

For many parents, like myself, hearing the word "no!" is like hearing a small child drop an F-bomb in a public place. It's cringe-worthy.

We teach our children to say "yes mom" or "yes dad," and to only respond with a "no" when something harmful or unpleasant occurs. Perhaps...

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In My 8-Year-Old Daughter's Shoes

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2015 | 12:43 PM

I have vivid memories of what it was like to be 8. I can still remember how it felt to curl my tongue into the gaps of my missing teeth. I remember suddenly feeling butterflies in the pit of my stomach while talking to a boy in my class that...

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WAHM: 5 Things To Consider Before Quitting Your Day Job

(0) Comments | Posted September 29, 2015 | 12:08 PM

Two years ago, I was sitting at my desk at a full-time office job, daydreaming about finding a more balanced life. A life where I could be present for school drop offs and pick ups, and participate in parent-volunteer opportunities, while continuing to work in a career that I loved....

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Working Moms: Why the Labelling Needs to Stop

(0) Comments | Posted September 4, 2015 | 5:51 PM

I came across an article proclaiming that "being a stay-at-home mother is not a job" and it caught my attention. Underneath the link, the Facebook feed was flooded with angry words from moms of all backgrounds, disgusted by the message behind the post, and horrified by comparisons such...

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