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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British Columbia Craft Distilleries

The Distilling industry has really exploded over the last 5 years. A simple Google search of BC distilleries produces 71  results with 6 more opening soon.  Last year I did a holiday cocktail advent on the blog, with a new cocktail posted daily. I am…

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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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smart watches for kids

5 Kids Smart Watches

If you have been on the hunt for a suitable smart watch for your kids, you will have noticed that there are several options on the market.  I did a fair bit of research when deciding on which watch would work best for each of…

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ADHD

5 ADHD Parenting Books

As a busy parent, time is a valuable commodity.  I wish I had all the time in the world to read and learn new information to be a better parent to my children who have ADHD, but in reality time is precious and in short…

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ADHD Awareness Month

ADHD Awareness

October is ADHD Awareness Month. Having two children who were diagnosed in the last year, with ADHD and anxiety I wanted to shed some light on what ADHD actually is and share my story. . ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and it is…

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Space Jam

Space Jam: A New Legacy Giveaway

Its been 25 years since the original Space Jam movie came out (1996), staring Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes gang.   On October 5, “Space Jam: A New Legacy” will be available on 4K, Blu-ray and DVD. This time LeBron James is working with the…

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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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