gift guide 2022

Modern Mama Holiday Gift Guide 2022 + Giveaway

It is that time of year yet again! Finding the perfect gift for your children can be a struggle so, we want to help make things just a bit easier with our holiday gift guide 2022.   Beyblade Burst QuadDrive Interstellar Drop Battle Set  Beyblade…

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Lessons from the great depression

Use it Up, Wear it Out, Make it Do, or Do Without

Lessons that were learnt from the 1929-1933 Great Depression in Canada were instilled in many of us who are Baby Boomers and Generation X’ers, as children. Those same lessons have been gradually lost over the last 30 years.  We now live in a very “disposable…

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paws of fury

Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank Movie & Giveaway

      PAWS OF FURY: THE LEGEND OF HANK ONLY IN THEATRES JULY 15, 2022   SYNOPSIS: A hard-on-his-luck hound Hank (Michael Cera) finds himself in a town full of cats who need a hero to defend them from a ruthless villain’s (Ricky Gervais)…

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Hello Google

Hey Google, Thank you for Making my Life Easier

My life is pretty hectic and anything that I can do to make my life even a little bit easier, is a welcome thing.  Several years ago we discovered Google Home assistant. We started off with a few Google Nest mini devices and expanded to…

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Do it yourself and save money

Easy DIY = Saving Money

Do you find yourself spending a lot of money on items for their convenience.  There are lots of items that are cheaper to make at home but some items are just might not be worth the time it takes to make them yourself.  There are…

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Growth Delay in Children

Growth Delay in Children

  My son has always been small. When he was born he was in the 3rd percentile and he has maintained that as he has gotten older.  It is not to the point that his size difference to others his age is very noticeable and…

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Save Money

Dollarstore Finds That Will Save You Money

Do you remember what life was  like before dollar stores?  Now they seem to be a staple in the community.  It is the go-to place for many items.  But sometimes items at the dollarstore are not great deals, especially when it comes to brand named…

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GPS tracker options for kids

Canadian GPS Tracker Options for Kids

With my kids getting older and allowing them more freedom to go further from home, come concerns about where they are and if they are safe.  Trying to reach them when needed, giving them options to reach me if they need to or feel unsafe…

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kids eat free or cheap

Kids Eat Cheap or FREE

Updated as of March 9, 2022 **Be sure to bookmark this page as I will keep it updated as I am made aware of changes or additional restaurants that have free or cheap meals. With the rising prices of EVERYTHING, it has made it even…

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Balancing Work & Homelife

Balancing Work & Homelife After Leave

For the last several months I have been preparing to return to work after an extended leave. I started off hoping to find something that was remote or part-time with the same employer but I have been unsuccessful.  I have had to consider full-time options…

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