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Introducing: The SweetPlaydate, with Kids & Company

Have you heard our big news? We've created a new DROP IN playdate adventure for parents and families in Alberta, coming to a Kids & Company childcare site near you!
Recent Posts The Sweet Mama has proudly partnered with Kids & Company childcare to bring a new kind of playdate to town. Starting with Red Deer and branching out to Edmonton and a… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/10/introducing-sweetplaydate-kids-company/

Spooky, Squishy, Halloween Sensory Play

Keep your babies, toddlers, and big kids busy with this fun Halloween themed sensory play bag that is easy to make!
Recent Posts Both my kids love to stand at the window and play, so this time I decided to move our sensory play onto the window! What kid doesn't love squishing their fingers into… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/10/spooky-squishy-halloween-sensory-play/

Kids Go Free With AMA - FREE Roadside Assistance For Kids

With Kids Go Free (By AMA), you can have an extra portion of peace of mind when you're not with them. Whether it be carpooling with friends, road trips and outings with grandparents, or needing help for a flat bike tire, AMA is there to help... At no extr…
Recent Posts With Kids Go Free (By AMA), you can have an extra portion of peace of mind when you're not with them. Whether it be carpooling with friends, road trips and outings wi… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/10/kids-go-free-ama-free-roadside-assistance-kids/

Blunders of Pregnancy

Those unfortunate moments in pregnancy when you don't know whether to cry or laugh...
Recent Posts Baby brain - or the lack of being able to use your brain properly in pregnancy - is a real thing. It may not happen to me daily, but it does happen. And when it does,… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/10/blunders-pregnancy/

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

A recipe for Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies that aren't cakey or spongey. Our go-to pumpkin cookie recipe for fall!
Recent Posts Ever notice how pumpkin cookies tend to turn out very dough like or cakey? Yes, I know cakey isn't a word... But you know what I mean, when your cookie feels like you… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/10/pumpkin-chocolate-chip-cookies/

Arts In Motion Preschool Now Enrolling For Winter Classes

Looking for the perfect Preschool placement for your child? Dance Magic Studio's Arts In Motion Preschool program in Red Deer, AB is now accepting registrations for the winter classes, starting in January 2016.
Recent Posts Looking for the perfect Preschool placement for your child? Dance Magic Studio's Arts In Motion Preschool program is now accepting registrations for the winter classe… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/10/arts-motion-preschool-now-enrolling-winter-classes/

REVIEW: Playtex Playtime Spout Cup

The Playtex Playtime Spout Cup is perfect for active toddlers, and has already been claimed as a favorite in our home. Be sure to enter to WIN 1 of 3 $1000 gift cards to Babies R Us, courtesy of Platex Baby's contest, details in the article. Contest ends …
Recent Posts In the midst of the adventure of raising a very active two year old, we realized that we were still unable to find her the perfect cup that would meet our needs. Than… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/10/review-playtex-playtime-spout-cup/

Why I Choose The Flu Shot

In our home, we vaccinate. I've heard a lot of debate over whether or not to do it, but regardless we all do what's best for our family.
Recent Posts The Influenza vaccine is safe for kids 6 months old and up, and if you are looking for more information on the Influenza vaccine for kids and families you can read up… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/10/why-i-choose-flu-shot/

Bum-pkin Painting: A Baby's First Halloween Tradition

What's a bum-pkin? Exactly what you think... A pumpkin made out of a print of your baby's bum!
Recent Posts Autumn means pumpkins, which means Thanksgiving, which means Halloween... This craft is adorable to the power of ten. Mamas love them some cute baby bums, so we are … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/10/bum-pkin-painting-babys-first-halloween-tradition/

Trick-Or-Treat Footprint Plate Craft

A Halloween pumpkin footprint craft for babies and kids.
Recent Posts Halloween is coming to a neighborhood near you, are you ready to greet all the trick or treaters? Here is a great keepsake craft that you can use year after year to he… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/10/trick-or-treat-footprint-plate-craft/

Reclaiming Freedom in Childhood

Yes, today is different than it was when we were growing up. The media pushes in and reminds us almost daily how unsafe and uncertain our world is. It is helpful, and then other times it isn't. But I want my kids to enjoy their childhood without the thre…
Recent Posts When I was thirteen, my little brother and I would ride our bikes across Saskatoon from one side of the city where we lived, over the river, to the downtown district … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/10/reclaiming-freedom-childhood/

Baking Pie: A Kitchen Battle

"Making a pie is easy"... Or so I thought. My escapades in the kitchen quickly taught me that baking a pie is no easy feat.
Recent Posts With Thanksgiving around the corner, I had it in my mind to bake beautiful pies to bring to all those family dinners. In my mind's eye I could see the delight on the … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/10/baking-pie-kitchen-battle/

Lemon Rosemary Detox Bath Salts

DIY detox bath salts for pampering mom at home!
Recent Posts Being a mom can be BUSY! So here is a great recipe to make for yourself, or to gift a friend/loved one to have a spa moment at home. This is quick, and fairly mess fre… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/10/lemon-rosemary-detox-bath-salts/