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Recipe: Roasted Chickpeas

Published November 19, 2014 at 9:24 pm - No Comments

  Just the other day I made roasted Chickpeas for the first time and oh my goodness they were good! Super quick; easy and my kids love them too! You will need: Chickpeas Olive Oil Spices (various, listed below) I started with dried chickpeas and cooked them according to the directions on the bag; you […] IWEBIX Webdesign

World Prematurity Day

Published November 16, 2014 at 11:04 am - No Comments

It is World Prematurity Day on Monday November 17th. 8% of all babies born in Canada are delivered prematurely, a percentage that has been steadily increasing since 1991. Babies born prematurely have immediate health and supportive care needs and may experience long-term impacts such as the risk of development or physical challenges. As the rate […]

Hot Find Friday: Minted

Published November 14, 2014 at 10:45 am - No Comments

It’s that time of year when we all start prepping and planning for the Holidays. December is just around the corner, really! I’m a big fan of photo cards at Christmas. I have sent out printed photo cards nearly every year for the past 14 years. I discovered Minted last year and they’re simply amazing. They have […]

How Does She Do It? … Joyelle Brandt

Published November 13, 2014 at 10:45 am - No Comments

It’s time for another How Does She Do It! We are thrilled to introduce you to Joyelle Brandt from Port Moody, British Columbia. Are you an Urban or Suburban Mama, where do you live? Suburban Mama. I live in a fabulous neighbourhood in Port Moody where I can walk to the grocery store, library and recreation centre from […]

What Is We Day?

Published November 12, 2014 at 9:24 am - No Comments

I attended We Day here in Vancouver last month. I wasn’t totally sure what We Day is exactly, or why I should attend. When I read that Selena Gomez was hosting, and there were a myriad of other recognizable names in the lineup, I thought I should take my two oldest daughters along and check […]

Five Things: My Picks At The Vancouver Baby & Family Fair

Published November 10, 2014 at 8:38 pm - No Comments

I visited the Vancouver Baby & Family Fair this past weekend, not only to man our Modern Mama booth, but to check out the latest and greatest in what’s new for mom & baby. Here are my picks: 1 – Global Mothers Handmade products from around the world are sold through Global Mothers and profits […]

6 Things You Need to Know Before You Give Birth

Published November 6, 2014 at 10:02 am - No Comments

After having given birth to three daughters, I feel like this is my ‘need to know’ for expecting mamas who need to know. Bring Vaseline To the Hospital Use vaseline on baby’s bottom immediately after birth, because his/her first bowel movements will be sticky like tar (it’s called meconium) and the vaseline will make it […]

Vancouver Baby & Family Fair – November 8-9, 2014

Published November 3, 2014 at 3:22 pm - 1 Comment

Come find us at the Vancouver Baby & Family Fair this weekend! … and let them know we sent you by using this 2 for 1 coupon!      

Hot Find Friday: Spearmint Baby

Published October 31, 2014 at 10:57 am - No Comments

I discovered Spearmint Love on Instagram and loved her cute style, I didn’t know if it was a shop or a blog  (it’s both). I then had the pleasure of meeting the founder at the recent ABC Kids Pediped press dinner in Las Vegas. Shari is inspirational, fun and sweet. I have continued to follow […]

Having Baby #2, What To Keep and What To Purge

Published October 29, 2014 at 9:37 am - No Comments

When you are welcoming baby number 2 (or 3 or more!) you need to decide what you’re keeping and what you’re purging while growing your family. The Nursery Unless your crib converted for your first child’s current bed, you’ll be using the same crib, change table and rocking chair you had before. There are plenty […]

3 Sleep Tips For The Time Change This Weekend

Published October 28, 2014 at 9:30 am - No Comments

By: Joleen Dilk Salyn Daylight Savings Time ends this weekend. It’s time to ‘Fall Back’ an hour and change your clocks on Saturday night (November 2nd), thus granting us an extra hour of sleep. In theory. While the opportunity to gain an extra hour of sleep is eagerly anticipated by many, those of us with children aren’t so […]

How Does She Do It: Melissa Carr

Published October 27, 2014 at 10:17 am - No Comments

It’s time for another How Does She Do It! We are thrilled to introduce you to Melissa Carr Vancouver, British Columbia. Every few months we’ll interview and feature a ‘Celebrity Mom’! In between we’ll feature ALL moms (You! Please apply here!) Are you an Urban or Suburban Mama, where do you live? I’m an urban mama…who, due […]


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