What’s Streaming for Kids – Fall 2021 Edition

    Cartoonito WarnerMedia Kids & Family launched the Cartoonito preschool block Monday, Sept. 13 on HBO Max and Cartoon Network. The new block offers a modern approach to preschool programming with its proprietary educational framework, Humancentric Learning. A growing roster of new and library series will add to a slate that celebrates…

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Halloween

10 Places To Celebrate Halloween Around The World

I have spent the last year (and longer) dreaming of travel. I crave a view outside of my living room and am a huge Halloween fan. I love scary movies, the decorations, the candy, the leaves falling, the cool crisp air and sweater season. Put…

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Hey Clay at CO-OP

Hey Clay is Back at Participating Co-op Food Stores

Do your kids like to sculpt and play with molding compounds? If so have you tried Hey Clay?  Hey Clay is non-toxic clay with a  soft, lightweight, smooth foam-like texture that does not smell, stain or cause a mess.  (Which is a huge bonus for…

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Boss Baby: Family Business

** Giveaway Alert – The Boss Baby: Family Business

**See below for contest details (Synopsis courtesy of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment) The Boss Baby is back and reporting for business in DreamWorks Animation’s THE BOSS BABY: FAMILY BUSINESS, a hilarious sequel guaranteed to bring the whole family together for non-stop adventure and laughs.  The Boss Baby: Family Business is available to own on…

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KOS Designs

Small Business Sunday…with KOS Designs

This is still such a challenging time for small businesses. We love supporting and showcasing local and small business especially female owned. If you would like to be featured please email leah@modernmama.com For this weeks Small Business Sunday, you may recognize this small business owner….

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Field to Fork Challenge

BC Youth Needed in Field To Fork Challenge

Chamomile honey ice cream, BC salmon ginger cakes, maple-thyme roast chicken …do I have your attention?  These are just a few of the amazing recipes that kids won with, in last years Field to Fork Challenge. If you have not heard of the Field to…

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2021 Greater Vancouver Pumpkin Patches

2021 Greater Vancouver Pumpkin Patches

  UPDATED September 22, 2021 Well its that time of year again.  The cooler days and nights, the changing leaves the corn mazes and pumpkin patches.  When I started to put together this years list, I found so many that it took me all day…

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Summer Book Review - Kids

Summer 2021 Childrens Books & Giveaway

  One of the fun parts of my job is getting a variety of books from publishers.  My kids and husband love it when we get new books in the mail. There are so many amazing authors and illustrators, many of of which are Canadian. …

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Paw Patrol: The Movie

Paw Patrol: THE MOVIE & Giveaway

  Paw Patrol: The Movie – Opening Friday August 20th, 2021!     When their biggest rival, Humdinger, becomes Mayor of nearby Adventure City and starts wreaking havoc, Ryder and everyone’s favourite heroic pups kick into high gear to face the challenge head-on. While one…

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Chore Chart for Kids

Chore Chart for Kids

Have you ever created a behavior or chore-chart for your kids?  I have attempted this task several times, to always fail.  Yet my children need routine and reminders – that is just how it is and I need them to have routine and me harping…

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