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2016 Honda Pilot | Review

Published September 30, 2015 at 2:05 pm - No Comments

I was really excited to drive the all new 2016 Honda Pilot since its complete re-design. I was extremely impressed with the exterior styling and interior design improvements. The rounded shape is modern and visually appealing which is in keeping up with the other vehicles in this class. One of the features I was so […] IWEBIX Webdesign

Mama’s Choice Awards are HERE!

Published September 29, 2015 at 1:39 pm - No Comments

It is our 5th annual Mama’s Choice Awards! A chance for you to share your favourite shops, classes, kid-friendly restaurants around your city with us. We print the winners in our annual Having a Baby Guide in each City this Fall. HAVE YOUR SAY NOW! Vancouver & Area Mamas, Vote Here Edmonton Mamas, Vote Here Calgary […]

Preparing to Potty Train

Published September 28, 2015 at 8:49 pm - No Comments

By: Dawnn Whittaker Potty training is, like most things toddler-related, pretty confusing for everyone involved. Thankfully, there are ways you can set yourself up for success. Long before you even ask yourself “When should I start potty training?” you can be preparing your child for potty training. We call this laying the foundations for potty training success. […]

Dining Out With Kids: The Portobello in Whistler’s Upper Village

Published September 28, 2015 at 12:42 pm - No Comments

WHO A kid-friendly dining option for breakfast and lunch in the Upper Village, Whister. The Portobello also serves a casual dinner in peak Summer and peak Winter months. WHAT The Portobello is a casual deli-style restaurant located in the Fairmont Chateau Whistler nestled into the heart of the Upper Village. WHERE It’s an easy walk […]

Review: Bugaboo Runner

Published September 24, 2015 at 2:16 pm - No Comments

By: Deb Thompson, Modern Mama Calgary I recently had the privilege to test out the Bugaboo Runner. It arrived in a box the size of me, that at first glance completely overwhelmed me! Not having the  knack for putting things of this magnitude together, I thought ‘oh here we go again’… but it ended up taking all […]

5 Reasons You Are Good Enough

Published September 23, 2015 at 1:40 pm - No Comments

By: Kristin Auer Mothers come from all backgrounds, and in all shapes and sizes – but there are twothings we all have in common: for one, we sometimes doubt that we are the best mothers we can be for our children. The other thing we have in common? We all are the best mothers our […]

Selling Your Home

Published September 22, 2015 at 9:26 am - No Comments

Moving is tough, it is a lot of work. Selling a home and maintaining it’s clean look with kids and pets in the house is even harder. Here are some tips for staging and preparing your home for sale. Simple and easy ways to please potential buyers when selling your home: turn on all of […]

Gendered Toys: What’s the Big Deal?

Published September 21, 2015 at 9:29 am - No Comments

by Danika Kimball Last week I went to a store hoping to buy a gift for one of my close friend’s daughters. She’s five, loves Captain America, rolling in the mud (and hugging me afterwards), playing with Barbies, and telling the adults in the room about the latest movie she’s watched–usually about five to ten […]

Hot Find Friday: FREE Eyeglasses for Kids!

Published September 18, 2015 at 10:20 am - No Comments

I recently learned that you can get a pair of eyeglasses FREE at the Real Canadian Superstore (Loblaws) with their Kids See Free program (children aged 4-10 years old, up to $49 value). Entering it’s fifth year, they have provided over 5,000 pairs of eyeglasses for kids across Canada over the years! Ivy and I […]

Kids Fall Shoe Picks

Published September 15, 2015 at 1:26 pm - No Comments

I told you about The Shoe Company’s BOGO promotion recently and then I took you shopping with me to get the girls some back to school shoes. Now it’s time for me to share my fave picks for the upcoming Fall and Winter season. I had so much fun picking out some toddler and girl […]

Try Something New #FordTryMore

Published September 14, 2015 at 10:12 am - No Comments

(beautiful Montreal) This year, Ford Canada encouraged you to get out and try something new with their #FordTryMore campaign. They asked you to post pictures and video on social media showing them how and what you were doing to try something new (for a chance to win a trip to Montreal). My family and I […]

How Does She Do It? Christine Dovey

Published September 10, 2015 at 4:45 pm - No Comments

Christine Dovey is a published stylist, decorator, and artist whose signature aesthetic can best be described as a blushy cocktail of delicate pretty mixed with a dash of modern edge. When she’s not immersed in writing her blog, creating design plans, or covered in paint, Christine spends her days in Oakville, Ontario with her husband […]


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