picky

Ask an Expert – Help For Your Picky Eater

Today’s expert is Jennifer House. She is a Registered Dietitian & mom of three from Calgary, Alberta. She owns First Step Nutrition and helps moms ensure their kids get the right nutrients so that they can stop worrying their child is going to be hangry…

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Calgary Baby

Ticket Giveaway to the Calgary Baby and Tot Show

Modern Mama Calgary will be at the Calgary Baby and Tot show on April 30th and May 1st. The Calgary Baby and Tot show is a place for expecting parents, new parents and families with young children.   You will find lots of local and…

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new parents

14 Practical Gifts for New Parents

When you walk into a baby store to find a gift for new parents, you can see there are numerous options. It can be a little over whelming to decide what to give. Most people want to give presents that will be used and loved….

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how does she do it

How Does She Do It?… With Jack Sweeney

Modern Mama interviews Mom’s in our “How Does She Do It?” feature. If you are interested in participating please reach out on Facebook or Instagram.   This week How Does She Do It?… mama is Jacqueline (Jack) Sweeney co-hosts CISN In The Morning with Chris Scheetz & Matt…

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Parenting ADHD

ADHD: A Day in the Life of A Parent

Many people don’t realize just what parenting a child with ADHD or other neurodevelopmental or behavioral disorder is like.  Many parents are quick to dismiss the condition or tell you that you are just not discipling your child enough, you are parenting them wrong, you…

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ADHD

5 ADHD Parenting Books

As a busy parent, time is a valuable commodity.  I wish I had all the time in the world to read and learn new information to be a better parent to my children who have ADHD, but in reality time is precious and in short…

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meri

How Does She Do It?…With Meri Temudo

Twice a month we interview Mom’s in our “How Does She Do It?” feature. If interested in participating please reach out on Facebook or Instagram. This week’s How Does She Do It? mama is Meri Temudo! She is a mother of two, a wife, and the owner of…

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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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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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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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