Lessons from the great depression

Use it Up, Wear it Out, Make it Do, or Do Without

Lessons that were learnt from the 1929-1933 Great Depression in Canada were instilled in many of us who are Baby Boomers and Generation X’ers, as children. Those same lessons have been gradually lost over the last 30 years.  We now live in a very “disposable…

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Where to find the 2022 Modern Mama Greater Vancouver Baby Guide?

The 2022 Modern Mama Baby guide and directory has been released.  The guide is available online as well as in hard copy format. This years guide contains more amazing articles by Canadian businesses that cater to new and expecting parents.  From budgeting for kids, infant…

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Do it yourself and save money

Easy DIY = Saving Money

Do you find yourself spending a lot of money on items for their convenience.  There are lots of items that are cheaper to make at home but some items are just might not be worth the time it takes to make them yourself.  There are…

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budget

Small Business Sunday with Budgeting for Baby – FREE Seminar

***Updated March, 2022, Budgeting for Baby is now available in both Alberta AND BC*** 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…

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Instilling Good Money Habits in Kids

Instilling Good Money Habits in Kids

  If we want to give our kids the best chance in the future, teaching them good money habits needs to be on the list.  Kids learn by example, but they also learn by inclusion and letting them make their own choices and mistakes.  …

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Saving Money and the Environment

10 Ways to Save Money and Help the Environment Too

Every year on April 22, we celebrate Earth Day.  A Day to remind ourselves that there is only one planet Earth and we need to take care of her. There are lots of ways we can all help be apart of the earth day movement…

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Saving Money: Produce

Getting The Most Life Out Of Your Produce

  With the prices of produce these days, most people can not afford to have produce go to waste.  It is so easy for produce to spoil with our busy lifestyles. Many of the items we purchase in the grocery store are already weeks old…

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How to save money on groceries

5 Ways to Save Money On Groceries

Updated: March 2022 In 2021 consumers saw increases of 3-5% in food prices. For 2022 they are projecting another 5-7% increase. But as many of us have already seen, the prices already for 2022 are very high. The items with the highest increases are staples…

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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…

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Ask The Expert: Estate Planning with Flavia Zancope

Estate planning is so important and I think something many young people don’t necessarily prioritize. I wasn’t with my daughter’s father so some of the legal aspects to our separation made estate planning essential in my mind so at 22-years-old I had my first will…

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