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Mama Needs Some Peace & Quiet: Reflexology

Published August 26, 2015 at 4:05 PM - No Comments

 (Photo Credit) One of my personal missions this year was to experience and try new things that I hadn’t before. Another mission was to start exploring and incorporating more holistic methods for managing daily life issues or concerns. When I got the opportunity to try reflexology I jumped at the chance as it fit my […] IWEBIX Webdesign

Local Obsession: Crowns and Coroknits

Published August 18, 2015 at 3:37 PM - 29 Comments

Being a mom of a boy can sometimes be rather blah in the fashion department. Sure the clothes are “cute”, mainly because they are tiny, but it can be SO hard to find boys clothes that excite me. Soon after I began running Modern Mama in St. Albert I met Trish, the owner of Crowns […]

Using Essential Oils for the First Time

Published August 13, 2015 at 4:13 PM - 1 Comment

Until a few months ago I was a newbie to using essential oils. I had heard about them and knew there were benefits, but I didn’t know where to start. Let me tell you, it is SO easy to incorporate essential oils into your everyday life! Since I ordered my kit from Michele with Young […]

Wanderlust 108 is coming to #YEG

Published August 12, 2015 at 1:52 PM - No Comments

Hey Sassies! You’re in a for a real treat – Wanderlust 108, the international yoga and fitness event, is finally coming to EDMONTON! I’m not a triathlon girl; I’m more into Yoga and group fitness, and was more into competitive dance rather than sports. And if you’re like me, you’re going to LOVE Wanderlust! The […]

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2015 Fan Celebration | Giveaways!

Published August 26, 2015 at 9:33 AM - No Comments

Every year we celebrate YOU in August. We do some pretty spectacular giveaways just to say thanks! So, Thank You! Thank you for being a reader, a regular, an event attendee, a supporter, a fantastic modern mama yourself! Go you! If you’re new here (yay!) come find us on social too: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! We […]

The Dreaded “What’s For Dinner?” No More!

Published August 21, 2015 at 1:48 PM - No Comments

Does the question: “What’s for dinner?” strike fear in your heart? by: Kristen Yarker Most parents tell me that the most crazy, stressful time of day is the dinner-bath-bedtime routine is a crazy-making rush. One way to make things easier is to plan your meals. When I suggest creating a meal plan, often Moms respond […]

Ivy’s Loving Her Sonicare #GetTheFeeling

Published August 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM - No Comments

Ivy’s new toothbrush has been a hit. She doesn’t even refuse to brush her teeth at bedtime anymore. (I hope the novelty doesn’t wear off) On Sunday at the pool she was tired of swimming so she asked if she could draw. I asked her to draw me a picture with her new toothbrush (see […]

22 Tips to Keep your Home Tidy and Organized

Published August 18, 2015 at 8:42 AM - No Comments

(Image via Talk Nerdy to Me and her great tip below.) I am naturally a bit of clutter person. I tend to let things pile up and we always seem to have toys and crafty bits in the main living area. I wanted to find out from my most organized friends what their tips were. […]

Hot Find Friday: Amelie & Max

Published August 14, 2015 at 4:24 PM - No Comments

It’s time for another Hot Find Friday, and today it’s Amélie & Max. In a world full of unsustainable fast fashion this online boutique shines. Founded by a Canadian mom, Amélie & Max offers parents a variety of innovative, high-quality and durable children’s fashion, plus practical items we need for our babies and older kids. Here, […]

How Does She Do It? Celebrity Edition: Jody Vance

Published August 14, 2015 at 11:36 AM - No Comments

We just needed to know how City news anchor and Breakfast Television Vancouver host Jody Vance is able to do it all! Jody, born and raised in Vancouver, has more than two decades of broadcasting experience and has strong ties to the community. Jody is the first woman in Canadian television to host her own sports program in prime time. […]

Edmonton Corn Maze

Published August 7, 2015 at 8:42 PM - 10 Comments

The Edmonton Corn Maze might be the only place where getting lost means having fun! This year the Edmonton Corn Maze has partnered with Martin Deerline to offer a Giant John Deere Tractor shaped maze! Not only is the maze a tractor but there are various John Deere Tractors on site (my kiddos loved seeing […]

A Perfect Summer Breakfast Recipe | Overnight Blueberry-Oat Mason Jar

Published August 4, 2015 at 11:43 AM - No Comments

This Overnight Blueberry-Oat Mason Jar breakfast is absolutely the ideal summer breakfast. With the heat we have experienced here on the West Coast this summer, who wants to make pancakes for the kids in the morning? Not this mama. I received some yogurt recently from Olympia Dairy and the gift delivery came with a few recipes. […]

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