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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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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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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How Heat Affects Kids

Heat-Related Illness in Children

Here we are in summer and this year seems to be hotter than the last. They say that as time goes on, we can expect higher average summer temperatures and more extreme heat warnings. With warmer temperatures, comes sun burns and heat-related illnesses especially if…

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Peter Rabbit 2

Movie Review: Peter Rabbit 2

    Restrictions are lifting and movie theatres are opening back up. One movie that is currently available to watch in theater as well as rent at home is PETER RABBIT™ 2. We recently had the opportunity to watch the highly anticipated sequel to the…

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How to beat the summer heat

How to Beat The Summer Heat

With the summer upon us, we can expect to have some hot days ahead. Unfortunately, we are not blessed with central air in our home so we have to make due with other ways to beat the heat. Sometimes its too busy or hot to…

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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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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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