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Around Town – January 31st & February 1st – South Surrey & White Rock for Families

Published January 28, 2015 at 1:09 pm - No Comments

  Enjoy this weekend as we say goodbye to January and hello to February! NORMAN FOOTE January 31 7:00pm Surrey Arts Centre www.surrey.ca Bring the kids, the friends and neighbours for some music and comedy! KIDS SWAP MEET January 31 9:00 – 12:30 Cloverdale Fair Grounds Everything from baby items, kids clothing, toys, books, outdoor […] IWEBIX Webdesign

How Does She Do It? …. Connie Peters

Published January 28, 2015 at 7:16 am - No Comments

It’s time for another How Does She Do It! We are thrilled to introduce you to Connie Peters from Greater Vancouver and founder of Modern Mama. Every few months we’ll interview and feature a ‘Celebrity Mom’! In between we’ll feature ALL moms (You! Please apply here!) Check out all of our How Does She Do It Moms […]

Recipe: Chocolate Lava Cake

Published January 26, 2015 at 7:43 am - No Comments

by: Leanne Janzen How delicious do those look?! Pretty yummy right?! Well… THEY TASTE EVEN BETTER! They were a huge hit with the entire family. What you will need: 1/2 Cup Chocolate Chips 1/2 Cup Butter (or margarine) 2 Eggs 3 TBSP of flour 1/2 Cup of Sugar 4 Ramekin Dishes How it’s done: Set […]

Family Literacy Day

Published January 22, 2015 at 9:18 pm - No Comments

Family Literacy Day is January 27 this year in Canada. ABC Life Literacy Canada is encouraging Canadian families to have “15 Minutes of Fun” learning together this Family Literacy Day. Learning can happen at any time. Practicing literacy together every day has benefits for both children and parents. Here are some great ways to get started: 1.      Read a “wake up” […]

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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 1:25 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 […]

DISNEY ON ICE – LET’S PARTY! { YVR – Nov 26 to 30 }

Published November 20, 2014 at 11:18 pm - No Comments

LET’S PARTY presented by DISNEY ON ICE { Nov 26 – 30 }   My girls (aged 2 and 4) have been Disney fans for awhile now, and our recent visit to Disneyland in California did not disappoint! We spent a whole day meeting princesses like Cinderella, Ariel and the Frozen sisters (definitely a hit!), […]

Ultimate Mama’s Night Out: Hottest Tot Products Vancouver 2014

Published October 9, 2014 at 8:18 am - No Comments

    Ultimate Mama’s Night Out: Hottest Tot Products! It’s here, and once AGAIN, it’s superb! It’s our 3rd annual Hottest Tot Products event in the Lower Mainland, and this time it is being hosted at Bearfoot Playground in Lynn Valley (North Vancouver). Come prepared to enjoy delicious appies & drinks, and pick your favorite product […]

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 […]

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 […]

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