courage

Giving Tuesdays – The Canadian Courage Project

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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sloth

Sloths, Boas, Ferrets and More at WEM This Winter

SLOTH WORLD & WILDLIFE RESCUE by Little Rays Nature Centres  A brand new educational ANIMAL EXHIBIT is here for the very first time! See a sloth, boas, ferrets, pythons, tortoises, and much more, and going until at least the end of March. If there is…

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science

TWOSE – Your NEW Edmonton Science Centre

Edmonton welcomes guests on February 16 at 12 noon, to experience the new science centre. It is the public’s first chance to explore all the newly expanded, and reimagined spaces. The celebration continues throughout the Family Day weekend with science activities and demonstrations. “We are…

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labour

Small Business Sunday with Labour Day Prenatals

This is still such a challenging time for small businesses. We love supporting and showcasing local and small business especially female owned. If you or someone you know, would like to be featured please email leah@modernmama.com This week we are talking with Ashley and Bea,…

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5 Binge Worthy Podcasts To Listen To This September

I don’t know about you but I feel like I have streamed it all in the 18 months and I am bored with watching things on TV. I love that podcasts provide entertainment and depending on what you are listening to they can be very…

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Breast Implant Illness Symptoms

Guest Blogger: My Experience With Breast Implant Illness

I know that Summer months can bring up issues with self-confidence and highlight insecurities. It might make you consider going under the knife and consider getting plastic surgery. I was a big supporter in changing yourself, as long as you were doing it for yourself,…

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Crescendo Music

Crescendo Music Studio

**Disclaimer – In exchange for this article, my daughter and I are being gifted a spot to Crescendo Music Studios Musical Munchkins Program** About Crescendo Music Studio Crescendo’s vision is to establish and maintain a music learning environment that is CARING, VIBRANT, & ENGAGING. For…

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10 books about residential schools

10 Books About Residential Schools For Kids Thru Adults

  Residential schools whether we like it or not are part of our Canadian history.  I am thankful that it is history but was surprised to know that the last residential school only closed in Canada in 1996. It is a difficult topic to discuss…

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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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Raising Healthy Eaters

Raising Healthy Eaters Part 3 – Keeping it Real for the Real World

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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