Adrienne Jopp listens to music outside the Greater Victoria Public Library with her son Cruz Winquist

Family Q&A: Balancing family life

Adrienne Jopp finds time to spend with her two children and take time for herself

Adrienne Jopp and her two-year-old son Cruz and seven week-old daughter Sloane.


How do you find time for “you” outside of being a “mom?”

You know you just have to make time, really. I have a blog so I’m usually working on that in my spare time. My husband, he had both of them last Saturday for three hours while I took a sewing class.


What is your favourite family activity to do together?

I think just playing at the park. I take him to Beacon Hill or Cook Street park. He really loves to be outside. Anything outside for sure.


What’s the hardest part of having a two-year-old?

Its challenging with a baby. He’s good with the baby but he hasn’t quite adjusted so I have to tell him just a minute all the time, whereas before I didn’t have to so he acts out a little because he wants me to put the baby down and pay attention to him.


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