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Little Girl Lost

Today I did not need caffeine for a jolt and a wake up! This morning a RCMP officer was at my door asking if all my kids were accounted for!!
Recent Posts Today I did not need caffeine for a jolt and a wake up! This morning a RCMP officer was at my door asking if all my kids were accounted for. Instantly I was extre… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/09/little-girl-lost/

Cookies for Santa Plate

A keepsake footprint plate craft to serve Christmas Cookies for Santa on.
Recent Posts Do you have a tradition of leaving cookies out for Santa every Christmas Eve? This keepsake craft is perfect to display your Christmas cookies on for the man in red… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/cookies-santa-plate/

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/

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/

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/

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/

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/

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/

School & Fall Mini Sessions With Rustic Rabbit Photography

Our photographer Jeana of Rustic Rabbit Photography is hosting Back To School/Fall Mini Sessions! Let your child's personality shine uniquely in her images, instead of the same four photos on different backgrounds... And the kids love that they are so fun…
Recent Posts Our photographer Jeana of Rustic Rabbit Photography is hosting Back To School/Fall Mini Sessions! We love that she captures each child's personality shine uniquely in… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/08/school-fall-mini-sessions-rustic-rabbit-photography/

The Facts of Lice

Battling lice is something every parent dreads. Know the signs, and how to deal with them calmly, quickly, and effectively.
Recent Posts Battling lice is something every parent dreads. We've teamed up with Beaners - Fun Cuts For Kids to give you the crash course in LICE 101, so you can know the signs a… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/08/facts-lice/

Power Packed School Lunch Cheat Sheet

Our list of power packed options to help you make the most of your kid's lunch and snack time at school.
Recent Posts We've compiled a list of power packed options to help you make the most of your kid's lunch and snack time at school, all while shaving minutes off the clock from ind… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/08/power-packed-school-lunch-cheat-sheet/

Mom's Banana Bread

Mom's Banana Bread, a classic recipe. Perfect for freezing, school lunches, toddler snacks, or breakfast on the go!
Recent Posts You know that favourite childhood recipe that you still remember your Mom making and you had to patiently wait for what seemed to be hours for? We all have one! Mine … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/08/moms-banana-bread/

Edamame Quinoa Salad

A nutritional quinoa recipe that has all the goods, while still being easy and versatile to cook. Best of all, this quinoa salad makes great lunch with the leftovers!
Recent Posts I am probably too obsessed with quinoa. My husband, who likes quinoa, has asked me to maybe eat it a little less on occasions… But in my defense it is pretty amazing.… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/08/edamame-quinoa-salad/

How To Save A Life: Helping When Help Is Needed

How we saved a life by helping when help was needed, and the sad truth that stories like this don't always have a happy ending.
Recent Posts It happened at eight thirty in the evening, midweek. The kids were finally asleep, and the hubs and I were enjoying the silence. We live in a neighborhood that has a … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/07/how-save-life-helping-when-help-needed/

Healthy Saskatoon Berry Muffins

Bake up a healthy, low-fat snack for the kids or coffee date with this Saskatoon Berry Muffin recipe. Easily substituted with blueberries, and packed with anti-oxidants.
Recent Posts Bake up a healthy, low-fat snack for the kids or coffee date with this Saskatoon Berry Muffin recipe. Easily substituted with blueberries, and packed with anti-oxidan… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/07/healthy-saskatoon-berry-muffins/

Slide The City - Alberta & British Columbia 2015

Find the dates, times, and locations of where you and the family can Slide The City in Edmonton, Calgary, Sylvan Lake/Red Deer, Fort McMurray, Kamloops, and North Vancouver.
Recent Posts We have the dates, times, and locations of where you and the family can Slide The City in Edmonton, Calgary, Sylvan Lake/Red Deer, Fort McMurray, Kamloops, and North … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/07/slide-city-alberta-british-columbia-2015/

Westerner Days Pancakes, BBQ's and FUN in Red Deer

Want to know where to find Charity Pancake Breakfasts, Charity BBQs and other Fun Charity events in Red Deer During Westerner Days 2015? We have the list!
Recent Posts Westerner Days Pancake Breakfasts Saturday July 11th The 34th Annual Bower Place Westerner Days Pancake Breakfast takes place in the parking lot in front of Hudso… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/07/westerner-days-pancakes-bbqs-and-fun-red-deer/

Thai Fried Pineapple Quinoa

Some of my favourite meals are those ones where you can be missing a few ingredients, but still open your fridge and make it work. Versatility is key! This is one of those recipes. There are endless substitutions and variations for Thai Fried Pineapple Qu…
Recent Posts Some of my favourite meals are those ones where you can be missing a few ingredients, but still open your fridge and make it work. Versatility is key! This is one of … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/07/thai-fried-pineapple-quinoa/

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