Covid

Happy Covid New Year!

We had a hard and somewhat lonely holiday season this year, like many others who were forced to isolate over the holidays due to positive covid tests.  It was even harder to go through this isolation because our whole population was not under such strict…

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2021.5 Mazda CX-5

2021.5 Mazda CX-5 Review

I recently had the opportunity to test drive the 5-seat 2021.5 Mazda CX-5 Signature edition.  With a SKYACTIV – G 2.5 T 4-cylinder engine with Dynamic Pressure Turbo Drive 6 -speed automatic transmission all-wheel drive. Anytime you get to rent a vehicle or test drive…

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Cocktail Advent 2021

2021 Modern Mama Holiday Cocktail Advent

I am very excited for the 2021 Cocktail Advent.  This year I have teamed up with several local distilleries for some awesome holiday cocktails. Check out last years holiday cocktail advent here. In celebration of the many wonderful local distilleries, I have a great line-up of…

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2021 Holiday Giveaways

2021 Holiday Giveaways: #Operationcheer2021

Here we go again! Its December and that means here comes the giveaways! For this years giveaways I decided to focus on experiences. Experiences are a great way to spend time together as a family.  COVID has made getting out and enjoying experiences difficult if…

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British Columbia Craft Distilleries

The Distilling industry has really exploded over the last 5 years. A simple Google search of BC distilleries produces 71  results with 6 more opening soon.  Last year I did a holiday cocktail advent on the blog, with a new cocktail posted daily. I am…

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Modern Mama Holiday Gift Guide- Experiences

2021 Holiday Gift Guide – Experiences

Every year I hear more and more parents saying ” My kids have too much stuff” , “They don’t need anything” ,”I have no idea what to get my kids for Christmas”.    As a result I have seen parents turning to alternatives to “things”…

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Greater Vancouver Holiday Experiences

2021 Festive Experiences in Greater Vancouver

Are you excited for this holiday season?  This season looks so much better than the last.  So many more things are open and operating this year. Businesses were able to plan for this season, unlike last when many had to switch gears or shut down…

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Disney Encanto

WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIO’S ENCANTO

**GIVEAWAY ALERT** Disney’s Encanto is in theatres November 24 In Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Encanto,” Mirabel—the only ordinary member of her extraordinary family—discovers that the magic surrounding their home is in danger, and she might be her family’s last hope.       SYNOPSIS: Walt Disney…

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Parenting ADHD

ADHD: A Day in the Life of A Parent

Many people don’t realize just what parenting a child with ADHD or other neurodevelopmental or behavioral disorder is like.  Many parents are quick to dismiss the condition or tell you that you are just not discipling your child enough, you are parenting them wrong, you…

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smart watches for kids

5 Kids Smart Watches

If you have been on the hunt for a suitable smart watch for your kids, you will have noticed that there are several options on the market.  I did a fair bit of research when deciding on which watch would work best for each of…

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