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Mom and Baby Classes in Red Deer, Calgary and Edmonton

Are you looking for Mom and Baby Classes or Mom and Toddler Classes in Red Deer, Calgary or Edmonton? Look no further! The Sweet Mama had you covered! From Mom & Baby to Mom & Tot to a colourful Preschool Class, we have something for every Mama!
Recent Posts Are you looking for a mom's group in Red Deer? A Moms Group in Edmonton? A Moms Group in Calgary? Then you have come to the right place!  Our decadent Sweet Mama &… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/03/mom-and-baby-classes-red-deer-calgary-edmonton/

DIY Gingerbread Sugar Scrub

A festive body scrub that smells like Gingerbread, perfect for Christmas gifts or as a stocking stuffer.
Recent Posts Are you looking for a handcrafted gift for someone special, or even yourself? This festive body scrub is easy to mix up, and smells deliciously like a cookie! A though… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/diy-gingerbread-sugar-scrub/

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/

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/

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/

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/

10 Non-Essential Baby Items AKA Wasted Space

A list of the ten most useless and space wasting, non-essential baby items from moms just like you.
Recent Posts The excitement of getting ready for baby (and the frantic craziness of nesting) is something every mama experiences. I remember less than fondly some of my trips shopp… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/08/10-non-essential-baby-items-aka-wasted-space/

Kids in Crazy Candyland, The Dilemna

An open letter about sugar and kids... From your friendly, neighbourhood Mom Friend.
Recent Posts There are many things I love, and sugary treats are very high on the list - as are the look of absolute joy in my children's faces. I am, however, not a fan of these … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/08/kids-crazy-candyland-dilemna/

Moms Don't Get No Privacy

Privacy is a thing of the past when you're a mom, so here is a story to laugh about... And maybe even relate to.
Recent Posts Before I had kids, I very rarely took baths. Why? Because the idea of lazing around in a tub of dirty water and your own exfoliated skin just grosses me out (yes I kno… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/08/moms-dont-get-no-privacy/

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/

Tween Bra Shopping

The struggle for most tweens and teens is finding the correct combination of cup and band size to suit their shape. Talking about body changes will help her understand and accept the changes happening to her during puberty. This leads to confidence, matur…
Recent Posts It’s back to school time again, and if there is a Tween or a Teen in your house the shopping list might just include bras. When I went shopping for my first bra, my m… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/08/tween-bra-shopping/

The Unexpected C-Section

Sometimes, your birth plan doesn't go the way you thought it would. Sometimes, it's scary or feels disappointing, like your body failed you in something that should have been so natural. Amanda shares her emotional journey through an unexpected C-Section.…
Recent Posts Before we had children, I remember having these huge plans of a natural vaginal birth with no complications. Almost movie like. May 2007 was when I found out I was pr… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/08/unexpected-c-section/

What's In My Diaper Bag

A look inside the diaper bag of a mom with a baby. What's in your diaper bag?
Recent Posts The Baby - A one year old who nurses and is potty training. The Bag - Petunia Pickle Bottom Sashay Satchel, made of organic cotton. This bag is incredibly roomy and … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/08/whats-my-diaper-bag/

Transitioning To The Sippy Cup

Our helpful guide to transitioning your baby from the breast/bottle to a cup.
Recent Posts   Let's talk about weaning. The first question that usually comes up is "when and how do you transition breastfed and bottle fed babies to a sippy cup?" *NOTE: thes… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/08/transitioning-sippy-cup/

Pregnancy Glow: Ain't Nobody Got Time For That

For all the mamas who just don’t have that pregnancy glow, this one’s for you.
Recent Posts Even from the beginning, pregnancy isn’t as beautiful as it’s made out to be. I mean, those first special moments of finding out you’re having a baby are usually spent… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/07/pregnancy-glow-aint-nobody-got-time/

Canning and Mom-Crushes

Somewhere along the lines of life, being ‘asked out on a date’ started to mean a drastically different thing. No longer do I swoon over cute dudes on the beach. I now swoon when the rare opportunity comes along that I may actually have something in common…
Recent Posts So there I was in the canning department of Walmart. I am carefully inspecting all of the different options of jars when I hear Lars begin to yell in delight. “Mama, M… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/07/canning-and-mom-crushes/

'Cause Moms Just Wanna Have Fun

Admit it, you sang the title. Because, what's mom life without a little fun?
Recent Posts Admit it, you sang the title. Because, what's mom life without a little fun? Don't you love mom friends? You can all get together and enjoy a cup of hot coffee whi… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/07/cause-moms-just-wanna-have-fun/

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