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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Where to find the 2022 Modern Mama Greater Vancouver Baby Guide?

The 2022 Modern Mama Baby guide and directory has been released.  The guide is available online as well as in hard copy format. This years guide contains more amazing articles by Canadian businesses that cater to new and expecting parents.  From budgeting for kids, infant…

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Birthday Party Ideas

The Best Greater Vancouver Kids Birthday Party Venues & Ideas

If there is one thing that I can count on with almost certainty as a parent,  it is the need for birthday party ideas every year. As kids get older the types of birthday parties change. There is certainly no shortage of venues and services…

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The Shows Must Go On – BC Edition

March has always been the start of busy trade-show/event season here in British Columbia normally. Over the last few years, the pandemic has caused many normal activities to be cancelled or postponed or forced to downsize and go virtual.  2022 may just be the start…

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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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Greater Vancouver Holiday Experiences

2021 Festive Experiences in Greater Vancouver

Are you excited for this holiday season?  This season looks so much better than the last.  So many more things are open and operating this year. Businesses were able to plan for this season, unlike last when many had to switch gears or shut down…

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2021 Greater Vancouver Pumpkin Patches

2021 Greater Vancouver Pumpkin Patches

  UPDATED October 23, 2021 Well its that time of year again.  The cooler days and nights, the changing leaves the corn mazes and pumpkin patches.  When I started to put together this years list, I found so many that it took me all day…

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Summer Fun in British Columbia

10 Must Do Activities in British Columbia This Summer

    The day has finally come, a day of hope and excitement.  June 15th, 2021 marks the start of British Columbia’s step 2 restart plan. Ahhhhh (Do you hear that?), that is the sound of relief and excitement for what is to come. That…

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Gandy Installations

Household Maintenance: Cleaning Dryer Vents and HVAC Systems

Disclaimer: I was provided with duct cleaning services in exchange for a review. As always, my opinions are my own and I pride myself on providing honest and practical reviews to fellow parents. In the 13 years that we have lived in our house we…

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