Hello Google

Hey Google, Thank you for Making my Life Easier

My life is pretty hectic and anything that I can do to make my life even a little bit easier, is a welcome thing.  Several years ago we discovered Google Home assistant. We started off with a few Google Nest mini devices and expanded to…

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Must-Have Toys and Games For Easter 2022

Easter is coming up real quick and I know in our house we like to include some fun toys in our kid’s baskets. Too much screen time is always an issue for us so we like to give them some toys and games that get…

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folia

Small Business Sunday with… Folia Mom

Small business Sunday is a chance for Modern Mama to help promote small businesses, many of which are local.  It is an opportunity to help highlight and feature their incredible services and products to our Modern Mama audience. This week we are talking with Tish…

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new parents

14 Practical Gifts for New Parents

When you walk into a baby store to find a gift for new parents, you can see there are numerous options. It can be a little over whelming to decide what to give. Most people want to give presents that will be used and loved….

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Modern Mama Video Game Guide 2021

Video games are our kid’s most requested gifts for any holiday and Christmas is no exception. There are always a wide variety of games released every year so I know finding appropriate games that your kids will love is always a challenge. Here is our…

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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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toy guide

Modern Mama Holiday Toy Guide 2021 + Giveaway

It is that time of year yet again and like always the holidays seem to sneak up on you. No matter what holiday you celebrate as parents toys are always involved and it gets harder and harder each year to pick the best ones for…

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British Columbia Craft Distilleries

The Distilling industry has really exploded over the last 5 years. A simple Google search of BC distilleries produces 71  results with 6 more opening soon.  Last year I did a holiday cocktail advent on the blog, with a new cocktail posted daily. I am…

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Modern Mama Holiday Gift Guide- Experiences

2021 Holiday Gift Guide – Experiences

Every year I hear more and more parents saying ” My kids have too much stuff” , “They don’t need anything” ,”I have no idea what to get my kids for Christmas”.    As a result I have seen parents turning to alternatives to “things”…

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