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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Spring 2021 Book Reviews

Spring 2021 Book Reviews

When you read a book do you enjoy reading e-books or listening to audio books or good old fashioned hard cover/paperbacks?  I am the latter.  I am on electronics enough as it is each day, that having a book in my hand is how I…

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Mindfully Mamma

Small Business Sunday With……Mindfully Mamma

Small business Sunday is a chance for me to help 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.  Many of these businesses are fellow parents starting out…

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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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Modern Mama Childrens Book Reviews

Childrens Book Reviews-Winter 2021

One of the fun parts of my job is getting books from publishers to review.  My kids love it when we get new books in the mail as a big part of our family routine are bedtime stories. The following is a list (in alphabetical…

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The Croods: A New Age

Movie Review : The Croods – A New Age

Synopsis: The first prehistoric family is ready for another rocking adventure! The Croods have survived fanged beasts, natural disasters, and even young love, but now they must face their biggest challenge yet: another family! In search of a new home, the Croods discover a walled-in…

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Gandy Installations

Household Maintenance: Cleaning Dryer Vents and HVAC Systems

Disclaimer: I was provided with duct cleaning services in exchange for a review. As always, my opinions are my own and I pride myself on providing honest and practical reviews to fellow parents. In the 13 years that we have lived in our house we…

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Signed by Santa

Small Business Sunday….With Signed By Santa

This is a very challenging time for so many people and so many small businesses. We love supporting local and wanted to do our part in showcasing some fantastic small businesses. . . This week we are speaking with Jennifer Gamache, the creative mind (and…

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