first aid

First Aid Every Parent Should Know

I have always wanted to help people and loved learning first aid as a part of my babysitter’s class. In 2007, I became a paramedic. I had all the faith in the system, that if you called us, we would show up to your emergency…

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the baby show Vancouver

The Vancouver Baby Show & Giveaway

The Vancouver Baby Show is coming back to Vancouver this October.   About There will be a baby and toddler corner. Meet and greets with some of your kids favorite characters. Amazing workshops, demos and seminars and 89 different exhibitors. There are 11 different speakers …

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peace

Giving Tuesday – Peace Collective

Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Giving Tuesday was born and incubated at the 92nd Street Y and its Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact in New York City. Giving Tuesday is…

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baseball

Edmonton Prospects Baseball 2022 Giveaway

Take me out to the ballgame Take me out to the crowd Buy me some peanuts and crackerjack I don’t care if I never get back So it’s root, root, root, for the home team If they don’t win, it’s a shame It’s one, two,…

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Balancing Work & Homelife

Balancing Work & Homelife After Leave

For the last several months I have been preparing to return to work after an extended leave. I started off hoping to find something that was remote or part-time with the same employer but I have been unsuccessful.  I have had to consider full-time options…

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underdog

American Underdog Advanced Screening December 8th – Giveaway

Lionsgate is excited to present their highly anticipated new movie, American Underdog, in theaters December 25. For a couple lucky readers, we have 10 DOUBLE TICKET PACKS TO THE ADVANCED SCREENING December 8!!! Yup you read that right, 10 packs of 2 tickets each! Click on the widget below to Enter! This feel…

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Inspired Go

Inspired Go – Healthy Eating, Made Easy

**Disclaimer – This article was in written in partnership with Inspired Go. However, any opinions expressed are my own.** From now until November 27, 2021, you can use discount code MODERNMAMA at checkout for a discount on your next order As a first time mom…

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tour

Small Business Sunday with Edmonton Ghost Tours

This is still such a challenging time for small business. We love supporting and showcasing small businesses especially female owned. If you would like to be featured please email leah@modernmama.com With Halloween right around the corner, we thought Edmonton Ghost Tours was the perfect feature….

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Father's day

Top 10 Father’s Day Gifts For 2021

Father’s Day is just around the corner and every year gets more and more difficult to come up with something for my husband and dad. This past year has been a difficult one and I know I want to make this father’s day extra special…

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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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