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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Kaylynne Mateus

How Does She Do It?….With Kaylynne Mateus

Twice a month we interview Mom’s in our “How Does She Do It?” feature. If interested in participating please reach out on Facebook or Instagram. This week’s How Does She Do It? mama is Kaylynne Mateus! Kaylynne is a busy mama of 3, dietitian, and wellness coach. Be…

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what moms really want for mothers day

What Mom’s Really Want For Mothers Day

Here we go again….. another year, another Mothers Day… same pandemic, same restrictions….  Its enough to make a mom want to cry! I mean come on, in many cases we have had to be confined to our household bubble more days than not. We have…

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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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Raising Healthy Eaters

Raising Healthy Eaters, Food For Thought – Part 2

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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Mindfulness Books for Kids

Mindfulness Books For Kids

After the free online mindfulness workshop that Modern Mama did last week with Jennie Abbot, RYI (Harmony Yoga) and Kathryn Jacobsen, RTC and CHt (KGJ Counselling), we thought a list of books for kids on the topic of mindfulness was in order. Jennie was kind…

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Easter Crafts

5 Fun Easter Crafts for Toddlers

As a mom of a 2 year old, I am always looking for fun and easy crafts to do with my daughter. For Easter, I have found 5 fun and easy Easter crafts that I will definitely be doing with my daughter this year. And,…

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Mindful Apps for Kids

Mindfulness Apps for Kids

  There are a huge variety of mindfulness meditation apps to choose from – whether your kids are trying to read/study/calmdown/fall asleep/stay asleep.  Many apps have an online and a physical component.  Studies have shown that mindfulness techniques can help kids fall asleep faster, sleep…

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