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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 […] IWEBIX Webdesign

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 […]

How Does She Do It: Modern Mama’s own Courtney Hunter

Published September 24, 2014 at 7:00 am - No Comments

We are so excited about our latest feature How Does She Do It! Every few months we’ll interview and feature a ‘Celebrity Mom’! In between we’ll feature ALL moms (You! Please apply here!) Now that you’ve seen how celebrity moms Robyn Hardy and Lorraine Pond from Bobs and Lolo do it, we are thrilled to introduce you to our very […]

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Baby’s First Christmas Gift Ideas Guide

Published November 25, 2014 at 2:05 pm - No Comments

Whether he is a few weeks old, or nearly a year, baby’s first Christmas is very special. We pulled together our favourite gifts for you to buy for your baby’s very first Christmas morning. A Library of books you’ll cherish for years with your little one. Our picks: A classic, The Night Before Christmas. Sandra […]

2014 Holiday Guide

Published November 25, 2014 at 1:33 pm - No Comments

Photos by Stephanie Pasutto It’s here and better than ever, our 2014 Holiday Guide! Articles: Baby’s First Christmas Gift Guide Mom’s Ultimate Gift Guide (Wish List!) … Coming later this week Fun Advent Calendar Ideas for the whole family to enjoy Managing the Holidays with a Toddler by Ann Douglas Order your Holiday Cards during Black […]

Managing the Holidays with a Toddler

Published November 25, 2014 at 1:14 pm - No Comments

Photo by Stephanie Pasutto Photography By Ann Douglas ‘Tis the season to be merry. Or stressed out. Yes, mom, you’re the one who gets to decide how the holidays play out for you and your toddler. If you take a relaxed, let’s-go-with-the-flow approach to merry-making (taking each day as it comes, not over-committing yourself or […]

Advent Calendar Ideas for Your Family

Published November 25, 2014 at 1:12 pm - No Comments

Come December 1st, it’s fun to participate in a family Advent calendar. (You’ll find a whole bunch of different Advent ideas on our Pinterest board too.) Our Advent calendar tradition started the year I made these little advent envelopes to string along the fireplace.  Each envelope holds a different activity for the day. I focused on […]

Recipe: Roasted Chickpeas

Published November 19, 2014 at 9:24 pm - No Comments

  Just the other day I made roasted Chickpeas for the first time and oh my goodness they were good! Super quick; easy and my kids love them too! You will need: Chickpeas Olive Oil Spices (various, listed below) I started with dried chickpeas and cooked them according to the directions on the bag; you […]

World Prematurity Day

Published November 16, 2014 at 11:04 am - No Comments

It is World Prematurity Day on Monday November 17th. 8% of all babies born in Canada are delivered prematurely, a percentage that has been steadily increasing since 1991. Babies born prematurely have immediate health and supportive care needs and may experience long-term impacts such as the risk of development or physical challenges. As the rate […]

Hot Find Friday: Minted

Published November 14, 2014 at 10:45 am - No Comments

It’s that time of year when we all start prepping and planning for the Holidays. December is just around the corner, really! I’m a big fan of photo cards at Christmas. I have sent out printed photo cards nearly every year for the past 14 years. I discovered Minted last year and they’re simply amazing. They have […]

Hot Find Friday: Minted

Published November 14, 2014 at 10:45 am - No Comments

It’s that time of year when we all start prepping and planning for the Holidays. December is just around the corner, really! I’m a big fan of photo cards at Christmas. I have sent out printed photo cards nearly every year for the past 14 years. I discovered Minted last year and they’re simply amazing. They have […]

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