xmas

YEG XMAS Market At Fort Edmonton Park Nov 30-Dec 18, 2022

YEG XMAS MARKET Discover captivating light displays, unique culinary experiences, roving performances, festive live theatre, family-friendly workshops, a local market of 100+ rotating vendors, tasty treats, and a whole lot of holiday cheer! Enjoy the beauty and fun of Fort Edmonton Park, enjoy a cocktail…

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farm

Alberta Open Farm Days August 13 & 14, 2022

ALBERTA OPEN FARM DAYS IS A PROVINCE WIDE OPEN HOUSE COME MEET YOUR RURAL NEIGHBOURS Alberta Open Farms Days is an incubator for agri-tourism and rural sustainability. We bring Albertans together through educational and experiential agricultural-based initiatives to learn about where your food comes from….

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butterflies

Growing Butterflies with Education Station

I’ve seen the butterfly growing kits online before and have always been interested. I am a lover of both science and nature, and my kids always point out butterflies outside, so I thought this would be a perfect activity for all of us. I reached…

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spring break

Edmonton Spring Break Activities 2022

We let you know about all the Spring Break Day Camps, now it’s time to round up the other events (and non-events)  happening in our city this Spring Break to keep those “I’m Bored”s at bay. KIDS PLAY SPRING BREAK EXTRAVANGANZA Spring Break Extravanganza will feature 7…

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book

Modern Mama Book Gift Guide 2021

In our house when we are deciding what to get the children for Christmas we say they need Something to Do,  Something to Wear,  Something to Read and  Something to Eat. Here is our Book Gift Guide to help you find a great “Something to…

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busniess

Shop 8 Local Calgary Businesses for Christmas! ~Giveaways~

It’s that time of year where we need to find great gift ideas for friends and family. I have found 8 places here in Calgary that will help fill that need. If you are looking for sweet or savory foods, a family game or activity,…

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12 days of Giveaways – Christmas Edition

There are so many amazing companies here in Edmonton and surrounding area, I wanted to highlight some of them for this years 12 Days of Giveaways. Please check our Facebook and Instagram pages for details on how to enter. Contest closes and winners will be…

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Oak and Lavender

Small Business Sunday with Oak and Lavender

This is still such a challenging time for small businesses. We love supporting and showcasing local and small business especially female owned. If you would like to be featured please email leah@modernmama.com This week we are talking to Miriam Krause, the owner of Oak and…

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KOS Designs

Small Business Sunday…with KOS Designs

This is still such a challenging time for small businesses. We love supporting and showcasing local and small business especially female owned. If you would like to be featured please email leah@modernmama.com For this weeks Small Business Sunday, you may recognize this small business owner….

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Watermelon

5 Watermelon Crafts For Kids To Make This August

National Watermelon Day is August 3rd.  Whether you are stuck inside due to it being a heat wave or the smoky air makes it unsafe to play outside, these 5 crafts will be fun to make and keep the kiddos occupied. These links may have…

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