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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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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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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How to save money on groceries

5 Ways to Save Money On Groceries

In 2021 consumers can expect to see another increase to food prices, 3-5% in fact!  The items with the highest increases are staples like meat, bread and vegetables.  This translates into an average of $695 more spent per year on groceries, bringing the new average…

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Mindfulness Books for Kids

Mindfulness Books For Kids

After the free online mindfulness workshop that Modern Mama did last week with Jennie Abbot, RYI (Harmony Yoga) and Kathryn Jacobsen, RTC and CHt (KGJ Counselling), we thought a list of books for kids on the topic of mindfulness was in order. Jennie was kind…

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Mindfully Mamma

Small Business Sunday With……Mindfully Mamma

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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Mindful Apps for Kids

Mindfulness Apps for Kids

  There are a huge variety of mindfulness meditation apps to choose from – whether your kids are trying to read/study/calmdown/fall asleep/stay asleep.  Many apps have an online and a physical component.  Studies have shown that mindfulness techniques can help kids fall asleep faster, sleep…

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Mindfulness Workshop

Free Mindfulness Workshop – Online March 26th 8pm PT

I am very excited to be working with two other amazing local moms to be able to bring you a 1 hour online FREE workshop on Mindfulness. I have been focusing a lot personally and professionally on self-care, mindfulness and mental health. It is something…

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