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Free Baby Boxes for Alberta Moms

Alberta moms expecting Oct 1st 2016 – Oct 1st 2017 find out how to get your Free Baby Box here!
Recent Posts Alberta moms expecting Oct 1st 2016 – Oct 1st 2017 find out how to get your Free Baby Box here! The purpose of the Baby Box is to provide a safe sleep space for al… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/10/free-baby-boxes-alberta-moms/

Halloween Characters from Reclaimed Wood

Have any scrap wood? We used pieces of scrap 2 X 4 and a little paint to create these adorable Halloween Characters!
Recent Posts I love Decorating for Halloween, but our family is not a fan of the SCARY Halloween, we are more of the cute barely scary decorators! We have a pile of wood from o… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/09/halloween-characters-reclaimed-wood/

Contest Alert! Win a Romper from MODAkidz!

Win a Romper from MODAkidz!
Recent Posts Win a Romper from MODAkidz! The Sweet Mama LOVES to support local and we are loving the Rompers from Sofia and MODAkidz handmade with Love in Edmonton! The winn… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/09/contest-alert-win-romper-modakidz/

Autumn Yarn Wreath

We love Wreaths at The Sweet Mama, and I wanted a fall wreath to add to our front door, and after seeing so many beautiful photos on Pinterest of handmade yarn wreaths, I thought, I can do this! See the results! (You can do this too!)
Recent Posts We love Wreaths at The Sweet Mama, and I wanted a fall Wreath to add to our door, seeing photos on Pinterest of beautiful handmade yarn wreaths, I thought, I can do t… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/09/autumn-yarn-wreath/

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/

Back to School with Breakfast Clubs of Canada

Did you know that 1 million Children will go to school hungry in Canada? While some kids are excited to go back to school to see their friends, others are excited to go back as they know they will have breakfast. The Sweet Mama has been asked to help spr…
Recent Posts Did you know that 1 million Children will go to school hungry in Canada? While some kids are excited to go back to school to see their friends, others are excited to … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/08/back-school-breakfast-clubs-canada/

First Day of School Printables {Free!}

Are you looking for a quick and FREE way to record your child's first day of school? We have collected a few of our favourites to share! We have found FIVE different Free first day of School Printables to share with you!
Recent Posts September is upon us, and it is time for back to school and those ever so sweet first day of school photos we all LOVE to share on facebook and instagram! I have y… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/08/first-day-school-printables-free/

Blessed Grove Keepsakes: A Review

Blessed Grove Keepsakes asked The Sweet Mama to review their Breast Milk Jewelry, here is our review by Alicia!
Recent Posts About 8 weeks ago my lovely boss said to me.  "Hey, you are a lactating mom! Want to do a review?"   Those are not the words you hear out of someone every day s… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/06/blessed-grove-keepsakes-review/

Be The Sweet Mama Official Photographer!

The Sweet Mama is looking for the next Official Sweet Mama Photographer! If you think it should be you! Read on!
Recent Posts Do you have what it takes to be THE official photographer for The Sweet Mama? We are looking for the perfect partner, to capture the special Mom and baby moments a… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/06/be-sweet-mama-official-photographer/

A Favour for her Autistic Child

In order to do my part for autism awareness, I am going to steal a phrase used by friends in the gay community, and ‘come out of the closet.’ I am the mother of an intelligent, funny, rambunctious, friendly, kind, loving, joyful, and fearless 3 year old, …
Recent Posts April is Autism awareness/acceptance month and, I need a favour. (Please keep reading, I will get to it. If you’re not one to read then just scroll to the end, even i… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/04/favour-her-autistic-child/

5 Daily Stretches For Mommyhood

Feeling the effects of Mommyhood on your body? Try these 5 daily stretches to combat those aches and pains caused by chasing your kids and feel the benefits in just a few quick minutes!
Recent Posts If you think about it this mommy job really is straining on your body. You are hunched over breastfeeding, leaning over the diaper change table, carrying loads of bag… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/03/5-daily-stretches-mommyhood/

This is why women don’t report sexual assault.

A sexual assault survivor's response to Jian Ghomeshi being found not guilty on choking and all sex assault charges.
Recent Posts Jian Ghomeshi has been acquitted of all sexual assault charges. I’m outraged but not the least bit surprised. Unfortunately I’ve been in these women’s shoes. I’ve had… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/03/why-women-dont-report-sexual-assault/

Lactation Cookies for Breasfeeding Moms

These cookies are healthy and yummy, and help boost milk supply in breastfeeding mothers!
Recent Posts These cookies are healthy and yummy, and help* boost milk supply in breastfeeding mothers! This recipe was given to me when I was expecting our youngest daughter. … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/03/lactation-cookies-breasfeeding-moms/

Peep inspired Footprint Craft

Nothing says Easter more than Marshmallow Peeps! Here is a footprint craft Inspired by our favourite Easter Treat, Peeps!
Recent Posts Nothing says Easter more than Marshmallow Peeps! Here is a footprint craft Inspired by our favourite Easter Treat, Peeps! So dip your baby or toddler’s foot into s… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/03/peep-inspired-footprint-craft/

Tips to Eating Healthy on a Budget

Are you feeling the pinch (and not just in your wallet)? Here are a few quick tips to stretch that monthly grocery bill without resorting to unhealthy quick fixes.
Recent Posts Are you feeling the pinch (and not just in your wallet)? Here are a few quick tips to stretch that monthly grocery bill without resorting to unhealthy quick fixes.  … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/02/tips-eating-healthy-budget/

My Unplanned VBAC

One Mama's story about rolling with the idea of a "perfectly planned birth". Babies have their own time table and schedule! An unplanned VBAC!
Recent Posts A famous author once said “The best laid plans….” This applies to birth plans.  Or at least in my case it does.  I’ll give you a bit of history.  My husband and I too… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/01/my-unplanned-vbac/

A Busy Mom's Guide to Keeping a Clean Vehicle

Are you rolling around in a diaper viper full of goldfish, lose socks, last week's junk mail and old granola bar wrappers? If so - you are not alone! I to was mortified if anyone else had to ride in my vehicle until I tackled a plan to rid the mess! With …
Recent Posts Are you rolling around in a diaper viper full of goldfish, lose socks, last week's junk mail and old granola bar wrappers? If so - you are not alone! I to was mortifi… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/01/busy-moms-guide-keeping-clean-vehicle/

DIY Wooden Snowman Spoons

The most adorable (and easy) snowman spoon craft, perfect for Christmas and the holidays. Make them for yourself, or make some to gift to someone you love!
Recent Posts My mother-in-law has this thing with snowmen. In fact, a lot of her holiday decor for Christmas includes snowmen. It's her thing, and it's cute! So this year I set ou… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/12/diy-wooden-snowman-spoons/

Holiday Sangria

Think Sangria is just for warm summer weather? Think again with this wonderfully festive spin on Sangria for Christmas and the holidays!!
Recent Posts Think Sangria is just for warm summer weather? Think again with this wonderfully festive spin on Sangria for Christmas and the holidays - it's a wonderfully decorative… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/holiday-sangria/

Morning with Santa 2015

Join The Sweet Mama team as we give back to the Red Deer and Central Alberta community with our Annual Morning with Santa event at Parkland Mall Red Deer! We are getting into the Christmas Spirit by collecting donations for the Red Deer Food Bank and the …
Recent Posts Join us on November 27th for our Fourth Annual Morning With Santa, beside the fireplace in Parkland Mall from 9:30 am – 11:30 am We will be collecting donations to… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/morning-santa-2015/