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Teaching Kids Thankfulness

Thankfulness extends beyond just good manners. Toddlers and young children are naturally "satisfy me" little people, so putting others first and being grateful isn't something that happens naturally... It is something that is taught.
Recent Posts Thanksgiving is around the corner, and many families have a tradition of going around the table at dinner sharing what they are thankful for. Sure a small child can sh… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/09/teaching-kids-thankfulness/

Car Seat Safety - It's Not Complicated

The simple truth and practicality of car seat safety (CSS), thanks to the knowledge of Ford Canada's Kelley Adams-Campos at a media presentation on September 23, 2015.
Recent Posts On September 23, 2015, Kelly Adams-Campos of Ford Canada shared her knowledge and expertise with ourselves at The Sweet Mama and other blogging powerhouses of Alberta… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/09/car-seat-safety-its-not-complicated/

Say "No Way!" To Morning Sickness

Practical tips for you to help manage or avoid the dreaded morning sickness in pregnancy.
Recent Posts Morning sickness, the lie that some pregnant mamas soon realize can mean "all day sickness". Nausea is one of the earliest and tell-tale signs of pregnancy, starting … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/09/say-no-way-morning-sickness/

Baby Led Solids, What Is It?!

Have you heard about this "new" way for baby to start solids? Baby led weaning, or baby led solids, is becoming more widely used for baby's first food experiences.
Recent Posts What is Baby Led Weaning? Baby Led Weaning (BLW), quite simply, means letting your child feed themselves from the very start of weaning. The dictionary defines weanin… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/09/baby-led-solids-what-it/

Pregnancy After Miscarriage

When 1 in 5 pregnancies end in miscarriage, it's easy to be uneasy when you are pregnant after a loss.
Recent Posts 1 in 5 pregnancies end in miscarriage after the positive pregnancy test. 1 in 5, the statistic that we all hear but never think will happen to us. If it has, you are … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/09/pregnancy-after-miscarriage/

5 Tips Student-Parents Need In Their Back Pockets

It’s tricky being a working parent, but being a working student parent is another beast altogether.
Recent Posts It’s tricky being a working parent, but being a working student parent is another beast altogether. When I decided to take the leap and finish my BA in 2014, I knew th… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/09/5-tips-student-parents-need-their-back-pockets/

The Secret Contents of Your Bedroom Drawer

What do you have in your bedside table? What would you do if your kids found what you keep there? Of course you would blog about it, right? Here is Lindsay's story of what her kids found!
Recent Posts Once upon a time a few girlfriends and I had a day out in the city. What did we do on this day out in the city you ask? Well, we had an extremely enlightening day mull… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/09/secret-contents-your-bedroom-drawer/

Homemade Pumpkin Applesauce

This recipe combines the best of two fall favourites Pumpkins and Apples with a dash of cinnamon. Consider using this delicious sauce instead of just eating it out of the bowl, add it as a topping to baby cereal pancakes, use it to spice up pork chops, ad…
Recent Posts Every mom is excited for the day her baby reaches that milestone of starting solids. And what’s not to love about the messy food smiles, and cute bibs? Here is an EAS… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/09/homemade-pumpkin-applesauce/

Fall Bucket List for Alberta Families

Are you looking for things to do this fall with your kids? The Sweet Mama has created this BUCKET LIST of fun things to do in and around Alberta! All are an easy day excursion we are SURE you and your kids will love! So grab your scarves, fill the thermos…
Recent Posts Are you looking for things to do this fall with your kids? The Sweet Mama has created this BUCKET LIST of fun things to do in and around Alberta! All are an easy day … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/09/fall-bucket-list-alberta-families/

REVIEW: Jasper Dark Sky Festival

Why the Jasper Dark Sky Festival is the family outing that you will still be talking about next year.
Recent Posts Last year, our team packed up and headed out to the beautiful Jasper Canadian Rockies for a trip that we are still talking about a year later. And with the annual Jas… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/09/review-jasper-dark-sky-festival/

Tickle & Pull: What No One Tells You About Diaper Changes

What happens when a toddler "discovers" areas of their body? Not always what you expect, or what other seasoned mamas prepare you for...
Recent Posts When our son was born, I remember the veteran boy moms sharing their pearls of wisdom. "Cover them up while changing their diaper so they don't let loose a stream of … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/09/tickle-pull-what-no-one-tells-you-about-diaper-changes/