Harrison River Valley

Explore Harrison River Valley for the Holidays

Every year, Harrison River Valley welcomes back 35,000 bald eagles for the winter.   This year they are celebrating this gathering of the Eagles, Salmon and Sturgeon with “Season of the Wild”.  Guests can take in these magnificent sites with a nature walk, boat tours with…

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the baby show Vancouver

The Vancouver Baby Show & Giveaway

The Vancouver Baby Show is coming back to Vancouver this October.   About There will be a baby and toddler corner. Meet and greets with some of your kids favorite characters. Amazing workshops, demos and seminars and 89 different exhibitors. There are 11 different speakers …

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2022 Sunflower Festivals

2022 Greater Vancouver Sunflower Festivals

Well here we are in August and all the Sunflower fields are opening up.  Due to the cold/wet start to the summer many fields are opening later than usual.  But what is important is that most are opening.  Unfortunately the floods of November 2021 and…

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Five Easter Events In The Fraser Valley

Ah Spring…..a time for everything to start new and fresh. With Spring comes longer, warmer days, beautiful flowers and budding trees and the excitement of Easter. There is never a shortage of things to do in the Fraser Valley around Easter time.  We are blessed…

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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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Modern Mama Holiday Gift Guide- Experiences

2021 Holiday Gift Guide – Experiences

Every year I hear more and more parents saying ” My kids have too much stuff” , “They don’t need anything” ,”I have no idea what to get my kids for Christmas”.    As a result I have seen parents turning to alternatives to “things”…

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2021 Sunflower Festivals in BC

Greater Vancouver Sunflower Experiences for 2021

Note: updated August 24th with reviews of experiences visiting any of the below listed sunflower festivals. With all the sun and heat we have been experiencing in British Columbia this summer, everything seems to be growing faster and sunflowers are no exception.  The sunflower season…

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Saving Money: Produce

Getting The Most Life Out Of Your Produce

  With the prices of produce these days, most people can not afford to have produce go to waste.  It is so easy for produce to spoil with our busy lifestyles. Many of the items we purchase in the grocery store are already weeks old…

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kgj counselling and wellness

Small Business Sunday With …..KGJ Counselling

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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Mindfulness

Mindfulness For Busy Families

It has been exactly one year since our lives went from relatively NORMAL to living some level of restriction/lockdown due to the Covid Pandemic.  I remember the day like it was yesterday, spring break had just started and on that day I had an appointment…

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