Save on your next getaway

10 Ways to Save on Your Next Local Getaway

Looking for tips and tricks to save money?  If you are like me, getting away on a trip that is more than a few hours away is just not in the cards for us right now. Having two kids of a “bickering age” in the…

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…

Guest Blogger: 5 Baby-Friendly Dining Options in the Fraser Valley

  We welcome guest bloggers Stefany and Lisa Lavik. These lovely ladies are the people behind Happy Parents BC. They are on a mission to make eating out accessible and affordable for young families. They believe in the importance of the family meal, and aren’t…

How Does She Do It? …with Amanda Geering

Once a month we interview moms in our “How Does She Do It?” feature. If you’re interested in participating please reach out on Facebook or Instagram. Are you an Urban or Suburban Mama, where do you live? I live in the small suburban city of…

7 Healthy Dinners To Soothe You Back Into School Routine

Finding great meals that everyone in your house likes is always a challenge. Trying to figure out meals after a long Winter break can be just as hard – if not more so since most of us are tired from the quick change in scheduling….

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Family Travel Guide 2017 by Modern Mama

Here at Modern Mama, we love to travel with our families. We love to explore, we love to play and we love to enjoy family time. So it is only fitting that we share our travel tips and suggestions here, in the 2017 Travel Guide!…

Sports Equipment Drive for Fort McMurray!

Due to the tragic fires in northern Alberta, there is a substantial need for sports equipment. Sports Central has set a goal to raise $500,000 worth of new and gently used sports equipment for those affected by the fires. The need does not end with…

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Trying for a Baby? Get These Financial Chores Done Right Away

You and your partner have finally decided that now is a good time to try for a child. Congratulations! This is a big step for your relationship. Adding a new member to your family comes with big expectations and responsibilities. While many of these are…