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Maple Bacon Breakfast Bites

Published August 22, 2014 at 2:04 pm - No Comments

One of my favourite breakfasts has always been pancakes slathered with butter and maple syrup.   And its even better when there is bacon on the side.    Well what about all of that in one bite?   These breakfast bites are full of all of your favourite ingredients.   Prep them the night before […] IWEBIX Webdesign

GoGo Bags: Review and Giveaway

Published July 17, 2014 at 3:53 pm - No Comments

GoGo Bags: Review and Giveaway As my boys grow older, I have been getting more and more concerned about the environment and what I am leaving behind for them.   I  was considering trying out reusable snack and sandwich bags so I could cut down on the amount of plastic we use.   So when […]

Fish Tacos and Simple Slaw

Published July 9, 2014 at 7:03 pm - No Comments

Summer is here and so is bbq season.  This recipe is perfect for a hot summer day!  These fish tacos are so simple guaranteed you will love them!   Ingredients Fish and Marinade White Fish of your choice ( Tilapia or Sole works well) 1 clove of garlic chopped 1 serrano pepper chopped Juice of 1 […]

Out & About Mothers Day Weekend.

Published May 9, 2014 at 11:13 am - No Comments

Looking for something to do this Mothers day weekend?  Here is my list of things to do in Burnaby and the surrounding areas.  I hope you all have a wonderful Mother’s Day Saturday May 10th Burnaby Farmers Market  : Burnaby City Hall Parking Lot 9am  Burnaby’s Farmers’ Market is the place to find locally grown […]

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Purging and Donating: Where To Donate To

Published September 29, 2014 at 11:51 am - No Comments

It’s time for me to purge and clean-up the house before the hectic Holiday (a.k.a. BUYING) season is upon us. My big girls both have November birthdays as well, so our Winter months are crazy for acquiring more STUFF. I have been working hard at clearing the clutter this year with getting rid of toys, […]

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 […]

Local Review: BrightPath Kids

Published September 24, 2014 at 8:05 pm - No Comments

I had the opportunity to tour the new BrightPath Kids Centre in Clayton Heights (192nd Street & 72nd Avenue) this week. I admit, I was impressed. This would be the place to check out if you are in need of group care for your 6 week – 12 year old. Several highlights for me were… […]

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 […]

10 Things I learned about ending breastfeeding

Published September 23, 2014 at 1:39 pm - No Comments

By: Courtney Hunter, Lethbridge Community Director While I don’t profess to be an expert in breastfeeding, nor do I have an opinion on what is right or wrong for each mama, my experience and my choice was to breast feed my son. In the lead up to and as we passed my son’s first birthday […]

Belly Baby and Kids Show is THIS Saturday!

Published September 22, 2014 at 5:10 pm - No Comments

This year’s Belly Baby & Kid Show is this Saturday at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds! I will be there along with plenty of other fantastic vendors, so come by and say hi! Saturday September 27 10am – 4pm Cloverdale Fairgrounds (free parking!) $5 Adults (Kids free) A long list of great vendors, activities for the kids […]

How to Get Back Into a (Sleep) Routine for Fall

Published September 22, 2014 at 7:00 am - No Comments

 By: Joleen Dilk Salyn It’s that time of year when many of us are getting back into a structured routine again. Summer vacations have ended, children are in school and our work commitments begin to pile up, making the need for sleep essential for the health and well-being of our families. (note from the editor: […]


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