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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Parental Burnout

Caregivers are Superheros

  When you became a caregiver, whether it was for your children or others did you realize just how much it was going to take out of you?  I knew it was going be a lot of work, but I was not really prepared for…

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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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Fresh Salsa

Fresh Fruit Salsa Recipe

In honor of Cinco De Mayo, we like to prepare a large bowl of fresh salsa (Pico de Gallo).  In our house we are big fans of fresh salsa over cooked salsa. There is nothing like the taste of all those amazing flavors together! One…

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what moms really want for mothers day

What Mom’s Really Want For Mothers Day

Here we go again….. another year, another Mothers Day… same pandemic, same restrictions….  Its enough to make a mom want to cry! I mean come on, in many cases we have had to be confined to our household bubble more days than not. We have…

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Instilling Good Money Habits in Kids

Instilling Good Money Habits in Kids

  If we want to give our kids the best chance in the future, teaching them good money habits needs to be on the list.  Kids learn by example, but they also learn by inclusion and letting them make their own choices and mistakes.  …

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Real Rad Deals

Small Business Sunday…With Real Rad Deals

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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Saving Money and the Environment

10 Ways to Save Money and Help the Environment Too

Every year on April 22, we celebrate Earth Day.  A Day to remind ourselves that there is only one planet Earth and we need to take care of her. There are lots of ways we can all help be apart of the earth day movement…

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Earth Day 2021

Earth Day 2021 – Conscientious Consumerism

Earth Day 2021 – April 22, 2021. When you think of Earth Day, what do you immediately think of? For many people, Earth Day means how they can reduce the impact they have on the environment. But when you think of different ways to reduce…

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Saving Money: Produce

Getting The Most Life Out Of Your Produce

  With the prices of produce these days, most people can not afford to have produce go to waste.  It is so easy for produce to spoil with our busy lifestyles. Many of the items we purchase in the grocery store are already weeks old…

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