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Around Town – February 28th & March 1st – South Surrey & White Rock for Families

Published February 25, 2015 at 4:46 pm - No Comments

Get out of the house this weekend Mama’s as we say goodbye to February and hello to March!! PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSES February 24-28 See website for times and locations www.surrey.bc Join us at our preschools across Surrey to learn more about our philosophy, meet our staff and tour the facilities. PET LOVER SHOW February 27- March 1 […] IWEBIX Webdesign

How Does She Do It….Modern Mama’s Deb Thompson

Published February 25, 2015 at 9:23 am - No Comments

  It’s time for another How Does She Do It! We are thrilled to introduce you to one of our own…..Modern Mama Director Deb Thompson from Calgary. 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 […]

5 Tips to Quit Looking Tired

Published February 22, 2015 at 8:51 pm - No Comments

We are all tired. Moms of little ones get barely enough rest. They say the optimal amount is 7-8 hours but I don’t know one mom who got that until her kids were at least five or six years old. That’s a lot of sleepless years. Here are a few tips we’ve used to quit […]

Hot Find Friday: Project Candy Box

Published February 20, 2015 at 10:33 am - No Comments

By: Deb Thompson Calgary entrepreneur Aaron Kerr, successfully launches Canada’s only monthly candy box subscription. As a little girl I was allowed a dime a month for candies! It’s not THAT long ago. I got either two nickle candies or ten penny candies. For every generation the trip to the candy store has been a […]

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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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