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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GPS tracker options for kids

Canadian GPS Tracker Options for Kids

With my kids getting older and allowing them more freedom to go further from home, come concerns about where they are and if they are safe.  Trying to reach them when needed, giving them options to reach me if they need to or feel unsafe…

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Winter Book Reviews

Winter 2022 Adult Book Reviews

Every few months I post a list of some new books that have crossed my path. I am a bit behind in my posts this year due to everything going on between the flood, holidays and getting covid. Below are a list of some of…

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Board Game Guide 2021

Board games have been something my kids have been obsessed with the past year. So, it’s no surprise that they are on their wish list for Christmas. Here are some of our favorites that we wanted to share with you in this year’s board game…

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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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home tech

5 Home Tech Gadgets You Need + Giveaway

Back in August, we moved into our new house ( hopefully our forever home) and decided to outfit it with some tech to make our lives easier. Since Christmas is around the corner we figured we would share our favorites with you in case someone…

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Inspired Go

Inspired Go – Healthy Eating, Made Easy

**Disclaimer – This article was in written in partnership with Inspired Go. However, any opinions expressed are my own.** From now until November 27, 2021, you can use discount code MODERNMAMA at checkout for a discount on your next order As a first time mom…

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smart watches for kids

5 Kids Smart Watches

If you have been on the hunt for a suitable smart watch for your kids, you will have noticed that there are several options on the market.  I did a fair bit of research when deciding on which watch would work best for each of…

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Heat Related Illnesses In Pets

Periods of extreme heat, especially in a province that is not known for it, nor prepared for it is dangerous. Having spent a few years of my childhood living in Ontario, I can remember the hot summers and cold winters, I can remember having a…

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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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