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When Is My Baby Ready For Solids? (i.e. Ammunition for the Pressure to Start Early)

Published January 20, 2015 at 2:25 pm - No Comments

By: Kristen Yarker Many moms contact me wondering if their baby is ready for solid foods. When is My baby ready for solids? Usually this comes from two places: Worry that their baby isn’t getting the nutrition that they need from breastmilk/ formula. Pressure from family or friends to introduce baby food. Here’s the latest […] IWEBIX Webdesign

Recipes for Fall: Quinoa, Steak and Kale Salad

Published October 1, 2014 at 7:00 am - No Comments

  By: Courtney Hunter, Lethbridge Community Director Finding a healthy recipe that the whole family will love is a tough one! And get this – they want something different every night! Gah! The pressure! This throw together salad will hit the spot! Healthy, yummy and plenty filling to keep those tummies happy. Here’s one of […]

How do you choose classes for preschoolers? Check out these great tips!

Published September 29, 2014 at 7:00 am - No Comments

By: Heather van Mil It seems that life revolves around a school calendar (now that we have one in BC) whether you have school aged children or not, so while big kids are getting ready for class, September often means a return to classes for preschoolers too. But as we all know, time flies! With […]

My dirty little secret

Published September 26, 2014 at 6:15 am - No Comments

By: Heather van Mil I have a secret to share, it’s been weighing on me for a long time. 5 years and 9 months to be exact – how long I’ve been a parent. I confess that….. I argue with my spouse in front of my children. (Pause for the collective gasp) Just about any […]

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Black Friday Deals in Canada? Yes!

Published November 25, 2015 at 1:55 pm - No Comments

Black Friday seems to be creeping up North these past few years, am I right? But is it truly a DEAL? Well, I picked the best ones I could find for you!: If you’re looking for electronics, look no further. Amazon Canada,  Costco and Walmart all have TV,  camera and gaming deals. For Kitchen appliance deals, […]

Hot Find Friday: For The Softest Bum Known To Mom – Weleda

Published November 13, 2015 at 6:22 pm - No Comments

Weleda has been making natural skin and baby care products since 1921. The Swiss-based company uses natural materials from organic, biodynamic or wild cultivation whenever possible and supports fair trade and biodiversity. Their best-selling Calendula Diaper Rash Cream, which has been soothing baby bottoms with gentle, plant-based ingredients since it launched 30 years ago. With […]

Wild Teepees For Your Little Wild Ones: Review & Giveaway!

Published November 12, 2015 at 5:30 pm - No Comments

By: Angela Santoro, Modern Mama North Shore I’ve reviewed SO many products through Modern Mama over the past 4 years, and today’s delivery from Wild Teepees was hands-down the most exciting one yet! My girls are now 3 and 5, and they’ve set up camp in our dining room over the past few weeks – […]

Photo Holiday Cards by Minted

Published November 10, 2015 at 12:11 pm - No Comments

Admittedly, I haven’t ordered my Holiday cards yet for this year, I guess I had better get on it! I’ve always loved paper and stationery, and photo cards have been my go-to for the past few years. Showing my family members far away what my girls look like every year is fun, and important to […]

Sandals Foundation #BeachesMoms

Published November 10, 2015 at 10:39 am - No Comments

One of the things I loved most about attending Beaches Social Media On The Sand the past two years was learning about the Sandals Foundation. Beaches and Sandals resorts were opened and are still owned by a family that grew up and lives in Jamaica. They are Caribbean at heart and love their Country and […]

Luxury All-Inclusive – Family Travel #BeachesMoms

Published November 5, 2015 at 11:45 am - No Comments

Not all ‘All-Inclusive’ resorts are created equal. The added luxury that Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa offers sets it apart from all other all-inclusive hotels. I recently attended the Social Media On The Sand conference held at this resort, and hosted by the Beaches Resorts team. I, however, paid my own way and […]

Baby Gear Review: Graco Dimension 65 Convertible Car Seat

Published November 4, 2015 at 9:48 am - No Comments

By: Lindsay MacDonald, Modern Mama Edmonton My family recently tested out the Graco Dimension 65 Convertible Car Seat and I must say I was really impressed that all three of my children met the requirements of the seat. So in other words it could be used from infancy through to the toddler/preschooler stage; which is […]

Whistler’s Upper Village With Kids

Published November 2, 2015 at 12:08 pm - No Comments

We are a summer-in-Whistler family. I prefer poolside and beach weather over snow and ski goggles. The nice thing is, Whistler has both. If you like Summer AND ski season, it’s a fantastic family destination. If you’re going to do a family weekend getaway there needs to be things for everyone in the family to […]


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