Covid

Happy Covid New Year!

We had a hard and somewhat lonely holiday season this year, like many others who were forced to isolate over the holidays due to positive covid tests.  It was even harder to go through this isolation because our whole population was not under such strict…

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2021.5 Mazda CX-5

2021.5 Mazda CX-5 Review

I recently had the opportunity to test drive the 5-seat 2021.5 Mazda CX-5 Signature edition.  With a SKYACTIV – G 2.5 T 4-cylinder engine with Dynamic Pressure Turbo Drive 6 -speed automatic transmission all-wheel drive. Anytime you get to rent a vehicle or test drive…

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Modern Mama Video Game Guide 2021

Video games are our kid’s most requested gifts for any holiday and Christmas is no exception. There are always a wide variety of games released every year so I know finding appropriate games that your kids will love is always a challenge. Here is our…

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Cocktail Advent 2021

2021 Modern Mama Holiday Cocktail Advent

I am very excited for the 2021 Cocktail Advent.  This year I have teamed up with several local distilleries for some awesome holiday cocktails. Check out last years holiday cocktail advent here. In celebration of the many wonderful local distilleries, I have a great line-up of…

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2021 Holiday Giveaways

2021 Holiday Giveaways: #Operationcheer2021

Here we go again! Its December and that means here comes the giveaways! For this years giveaways I decided to focus on experiences. Experiences are a great way to spend time together as a family.  COVID has made getting out and enjoying experiences difficult if…

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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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Modern Mama Holiday Gift Guide- Experiences

2021 Holiday Gift Guide – Experiences

Every year I hear more and more parents saying ” My kids have too much stuff” , “They don’t need anything” ,”I have no idea what to get my kids for Christmas”.    As a result I have seen parents turning to alternatives to “things”…

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Greater Vancouver Holiday Experiences

2021 Festive Experiences in Greater Vancouver

Are you excited for this holiday season?  This season looks so much better than the last.  So many more things are open and operating this year. Businesses were able to plan for this season, unlike last when many had to switch gears or shut down…

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Disney Encanto

WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIO’S ENCANTO

**GIVEAWAY ALERT** Disney’s Encanto is in theatres November 24 In Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Encanto,” Mirabel—the only ordinary member of her extraordinary family—discovers that the magic surrounding their home is in danger, and she might be her family’s last hope.       SYNOPSIS: Walt Disney…

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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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