valentine

Stay at Home Valentine’s Day Dates

Don’t feel comfortable going out during Covid? Can’t find a babysitter? Would rather stay at home anyway? Here are some stay at home Valentine’s Day date ideas for the whole family, as well as for just mom and dad, after the kids go to bed….

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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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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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Parenting ADHD

ADHD: A Day in the Life of A Parent

Many people don’t realize just what parenting a child with ADHD or other neurodevelopmental or behavioral disorder is like.  Many parents are quick to dismiss the condition or tell you that you are just not discipling your child enough, you are parenting them wrong, you…

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ADHD

5 ADHD Parenting Books

As a busy parent, time is a valuable commodity.  I wish I had all the time in the world to read and learn new information to be a better parent to my children who have ADHD, but in reality time is precious and in short…

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ADHD Awareness Month

ADHD Awareness

October is ADHD Awareness Month. Having two children who were diagnosed in the last year, with ADHD and anxiety I wanted to shed some light on what ADHD actually is and share my story. . ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and it is…

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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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Watermelon

5 Watermelon Crafts For Kids To Make This August

National Watermelon Day is August 3rd.  Whether you are stuck inside due to it being a heat wave or the smoky air makes it unsafe to play outside, these 5 crafts will be fun to make and keep the kiddos occupied. These links may have…

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My Daughter Rehtaeh Parsons

My Daughter Rehtaeh Parsons – Book Review

**Disclaimer – I was gifted a copy of this book to review. All opinions and views on this book are my own** TRIGGER WARNING: This book/review could be a possible trigger for sexual assault, suicide, and loss. -“An intensely personal and moving memoir by the…

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Chore Chart for Kids

Chore Chart for Kids

Have you ever created a behavior or chore-chart for your kids?  I have attempted this task several times, to always fail.  Yet my children need routine and reminders – that is just how it is and I need them to have routine and me harping…

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