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Win A $300 Make-Over at the New Rocky Mountain Soap Co.

Published December 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm - No Comments

Enter to win a $300 Toxin-FREE Makeover at Rocky Mountain Soap Co! Rocky Mountain Soap Company began in Canmore, Alberta in 1995 making natural soap by hand. It has since grown to include 10 locations across Western Canada and offers a wide selection of personal care products including baby and children’s items. With two new […] IWEBIX Webdesign

Around Town – December 20 & 21 – South Surrey & White Rock for Families

Published December 16, 2014 at 9:45 pm - No Comments

It’s the last weekend before Christmas. Take time from your busy schedule to enjoy one of the activities listed below. Enjoy this special time of year with your family! Read HERE for a list of ongoing Christmas activities throughout the month of December! SLEEPING BEAUTY December 19-28 Surrey Arts Centre See website for times Come boo […]

Prepping the House For Christmas (Hint: Purge The House FIRST!)

Published December 12, 2014 at 7:34 am - No Comments

It’s that time of year when we bring in way more into the house, than out of the house. Some days it feels like I am bringing more bags and boxes home than I can possibly squeeze any where else! So I decided that I needed a strategy to cope with this, and a plan. […]

Meet Anita Fantov

Published December 11, 2014 at 12:01 pm - No Comments

I had the pleasure of meeting Anita Fantov for our Bump Social last week. She is the past owner of Kinder Cafe and now a Desjardin Financial representative! Tell us about yourself I am a mom of two beautiful children, ages 3 and 8. In my past profession I created a business called Kinder Café […]

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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 […]

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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