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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Promising Young Woman

Focus Features: Promising Young Woman Review

I was gifted a copy of Promising Young Woman to review. All opinions are my own. TRIGGER WARNING: This movie could be a possible trigger warning for rape or sexual abuse survivors, even though the movie does not show the rape. Synopsis From visionary director,…

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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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Cadillac XT6 3-row SUV

Cadillac XT6 The New kid (3-row SUV) on the block

The luxury domestic SUV that sits squarely in between the compact XT5 and the gargantuan Escalade known for its celebrity luxe following, the XT6 can handle all the bling the Escalade brings but more compact, streamlined design (and most definitely) easier to park than the…

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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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Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid The Technology-loaded Sedan Perfect for Families

I had the opportunity to drive the all-new 2020 Hyundai Sonata in beautiful Pheonix, Arizona in December 2019. I wasn’t overly excited about the car itself, after all, it’s a sedan. Sedans are typically boring! Not the Sonata though, Hyundai took the old boring Sonata…

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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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Evive

Evive Nutrition

***Disclaimer – I was gifted these products to test and review. All opinions are my own.*** As a (relatively) new mom, I know how much of a struggle it is to take the time for myself throughout the day. In the early weeks and months…

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