Parental Burnout

Caregivers are Superheros

  When you became a caregiver, whether it was for your children or others did you realize just how much it was going to take out of you?  I knew it was going be a lot of work, but I was not really prepared for…

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Spring 2021 Book Reviews

Spring 2021 Book Reviews

When you read a book do you enjoy reading e-books or listening to audio books or good old fashioned hard cover/paperbacks?  I am the latter.  I am on electronics enough as it is each day, that having a book in my hand is how I…

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Raising Healthy Eaters

Raising Healthy Eaters, Food For Thought – Part 2

If you have been following past articles/my social media accounts, you will know that I recently started working with Joanna from Rejoice Nutrition & Wellness. Well, I have been extremely lucky to have Joanna contributing some articles over the next few months. The first of our series…

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Mindfulness Books for Kids

Mindfulness Books For Kids

After the free online mindfulness workshop that Modern Mama did last week with Jennie Abbot, RYI (Harmony Yoga) and Kathryn Jacobsen, RTC and CHt (KGJ Counselling), we thought a list of books for kids on the topic of mindfulness was in order. Jennie was kind…

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Modern Mama Childrens Book Reviews

Childrens Book Reviews-Winter 2021

One of the fun parts of my job is getting books from publishers to review.  My kids love it when we get new books in the mail as a big part of our family routine are bedtime stories. The following is a list (in alphabetical…

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Black History Month

5 Books to Read During Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and with the events of 2020 (and preceding 2020) I feel it is very important to educate ourselves on some topics that need to be known about. One of these topics is injustice the Black community. The purpose of Black…

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How Does He Do It?…with Joe Clapson

Twice a month we interview Dads in our “How Does He Do It?” feature. If interested in participating please reach out on Facebook and Instagram. We are excited to introduce you to Joe Clapson. Joe is a married dad to three children. He lives with…

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Tips on How to Pick a Baby Name

Naming a human comes with a huge amount of pressure. Is the name going to fit an adult and not just be cute for a child? As an Ashley, who was born in the 80’s, I knew that I did not want my child to…

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5 Must-Read Funny Pregnancy Books

Any advise in a parenting book not written by a professional should be taken as a suggestion. Every child and pregnancy is different. The great thing is that even if Moms seem glamourous and that they have it all, these books remind us that all…

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2019 Having A Baby Guide: Fraser Valley

Bump Guest Blogger: Folate vs Folic Acid Prenatal Fitness Classes in the Fraser Valley Hair or Bare at Sugar’d Canada Where To Find Maternity Clothing in the Fraser Valley 5 Must-Read Funny Pregnancy Books Nesting Guest Blogger: Patricia Shepherd, CPST Baby Shower Shopping on A…

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