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Bianca Bujan

Blogger at Bits Of Bee

Mother of three, blogger at Bits Of Bee, parenting columnist for 24 Hours Vancouver, Principal at Bee Communications
What To Expect When Leaving Your Toddler

What To Expect When Leaving Your Toddler Overnight

There's one thing that sometimes comes with overnight separation that took me awhile to accept. When I returned from my time away, my children weren't always excited to see me - at first. They would reach for my parents, rejecting my outstretched arms in favour of Nana and Papa.
12/22/2015 11:30 EST
The One Thing All Parents Should Stop

The One Thing All Parents Should Stop Doing

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 spoke through his child.
10/26/2015 05:22 EDT
The Benefits Of Saying

The Benefits Of Saying 'No'

Saying no to your children can be a teaching moment - an opportunity to learn about responsibility and how to deal with disappointment. It can free up some time for the things that you really want to do, and can alleviate a lot of the stress that comes with being a parent.
10/21/2015 08:16 EDT
In My 8-Year-Old Daughter's

In My 8-Year-Old Daughter's Shoes

I'm doing my best to teach her that it's alright to be honest with me about her feelings, even if it means that mine might get hurt. I hope that I'm doing it right, and that I don't forget that I was once in her shoes, and that my mother was once in mine.
10/07/2015 12:43 EDT
WAHM: 5 Things To Consider Before Quitting Your Day

WAHM: 5 Things To Consider Before Quitting Your Day Job

Working from home can be rewarding in many ways, but it's important to see beyond the daydream before making the decision to change your career. Do your research and take the time to plan before you commit to a new lifestyle. Remember that there are always pros and cons to all sides of the working world -- do what works best for you and your family.
09/29/2015 12:04 EDT
Working Moms: Why the Labelling Needs to

Working Moms: Why the Labelling Needs to Stop

For some reason, society (and especially moms), get caught up in terminology. Moms are categorized as SAHM (stay-at-home mom), WAHM (work-at-home mom), or career mom, as though having a specific "mom label" denotes a certain level of superiority or accomplishment. In the end, regardless of our employment status, we are all moms
09/04/2015 05:51 EDT