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Arts Umbrella – Pro-D Day Camps Are Here

Published October 7, 2016 at 12:40 pm - No Comments

When schools are out for province-wide professional development days, check out Arts Umbrella South Surrey for fun and inventive Pro-D Day Camps! Themed camps take kids on creative journeys – like into an animal kingdom filled with wild beasts, birds, and other creatures. Arts Umbrella Pro-D Day Camps offer a full-day of artistic activities for ages […] IWEBIX Webdesign

Parenting Tips for Back to School

Published August 31, 2016 at 8:43 am - No Comments

September is just around the corner and with it will come many fresh beginnings: new schools, fresh faces, and new experiences, especially for the many kindergarteners entering the school system for the first time. Here are five ways to start the school year off right and make the transition from vacation to classroom a smooth […]

Enrichment Classes this Fall: Art, Dance, Theatre

Published August 29, 2016 at 10:03 pm - No Comments

Are you looking for fun enrichment classes for your 2+-year-old? Look no further than the convenient location of Arts Umbrella in South Surrey at Morgan Crossing. Classes begin as young as 2 years old and go to age 19 at the arts centered, non-profit facility, Arts Umbrella. (It’s beside Steve Nash gym, tucked in behind London […]

Summer Camps at Arts Umbrella

Published July 27, 2016 at 3:35 pm - No Comments

It’s not too late to get your child getting creative this Summer! Arts Umbrella offers perfect combination camps that bring together tech with art, dance and drama and so much more. Ivy had the pleasure of trying out the tech and sculpture camp this month at the South Surrey location and absolutely loved it. The […]

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Budgeting for Maternity Leave

Published February 15, 2016 at 6:00 pm - No Comments

By: Joanna Muir There’s a lot to think about when you’re expecting your first and I can understand how financial planning may take a back seat to car seats, cribs and diapers! One is filled with decisions to contemplate, things to learn and looming responsibilities. Knowing how this huge life change will impact your household […]

Puree vs Baby Led Weaning (BLW): Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Published February 11, 2016 at 7:10 am - No Comments

By: Kristen Yarker In a previous post I shared the pros and cons of the pureed and Baby Led Weaning (BLW) methods for introducing your baby to solid foods. If you missed it, you can read it here. I had a number of people call and email me with questions from that post. So I […]

Healthy Family Expo – March 6th – $1,000 Giveaway & 2-for-1 Ticket Promo Code!

Published February 8, 2016 at 11:32 pm - No Comments

We’re excited to let you know that the 3rd annual Healthy Family Expo returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre on Sunday March 6th from 10 am – 5pm. It’s a fun-filled day for Lower Mainland families with kids aged 0-12 offering small steps & simple solutions to healthy, active, eco-friendly living, including: 100+ Exhibitors, Shopping […]

Celebrate Mom! Mother’s Day Mini Sessions with Vairdy Photography in support of Cause We Care Foundation

Published April 16, 2015 at 5:10 pm - No Comments

  Vairdy is one of Modern Mama’s favourite local family photographers, and we’re excited to help spread the word about her fantastic Mother’s Day Mini Sessions in support of Cause We Care Foundation that supports resources and programs that assist marginalized single mothers and their children in our community. The $100 session fee (all donated […]

WIN $500 organic prize pack from Modern Mama Booth at Healthy Family Expo this Sunday!

Published March 26, 2015 at 1:13 am - No Comments

We’re SO excited that the Healthy Family Expo is back for a second year –  this time at the Vancouver Convention Centre on Sunday, March 29th from 10 am to 5 pm, and Modern Mama will be there at booth #202B excited to meet all of you lovely mamas! It’s a fun-filled day for Lower […]

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 […]


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