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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/

I'm going to be a Grandfather at 40

The day the news hit us that our 16 year old daughter was pregnant, we questioned everything we had done as parents. Was this our fault? What did we do wrong? Turns out it isn’t what we were doing, I think it’s what we weren’t doing.
Recent Posts I am a grandfather at 40 years old.   Right after I graduated from technical school, my wife and I became parents for the first time. I remember wondering what wo… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/02/im-going-be-grandfather-40/

I'm Dreaming of a WHEAT Canada Christmas...

Want to know what's on my (I mean, my kids) Christmas wish list? WHEAT Canada clothes, of course!
Recent Posts Kids are constantly growing. And even if they're not, you just can't help but lose your mind a little when you come across a super adorable outfit. With two kids goin… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/12/im-dreaming-wheat-canada-christmas/

Maintaining Healthy Sleep Habits Through The Holidays

Excitement is high during the holidays, here are some tips to help maintain your child’s healthy sleep habits over the holiday season, keeping your children rested and joyous!
Recent Posts Every year, in January and February there seems to be an influx of parents trying not to pull their hair out because sleep routines and habits in their homes went out … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/12/maintaining-healthy-sleep-habits-through-holidays/

Black Friday Sale at WHEAT Canada... Say What?!

Pssst! Have you heard? Wheat Canada​ is having their annual Black Friday sale!
Recent Posts Pssst! Have you heard? Wheat Canada​ is having their annual Black Friday sale! Wait, don't tell me you haven't heard of their Black Friday sale... It really is the be… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/black-friday-sale-wheat-canada-say-what/

Babywearing in Winter

How to safely enjoy Babywearing during the winter months.
Recent Posts Babywearing in the winter is one of the easiest ways to get outside and enjoy the snow, while also being able to soak up that much needed vitamin D. It's quick, easy,… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/babywearing-winter/

Santa's Nice List Certificate

Download and print off your very own Nice List certificate, signed by Santa Clause himself!
Recent Posts Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa's workshop has sent us something special to share with all our Sweet Families this Christmas... The elves up in the North Pole have been consulti… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/santas-nice-list-certificate/

Poppy Craft for Kids & Toddler - Remembrance Day

One easy way to start a discussion around Remembrance Day with your toddler or big kid, is to do a simple poppy craft.
Recent Posts Whether you acknowledge Remembrance Day by wearing a poppy, taking a quiet moment to reflect, or attending Remembrance Day ceremonies on November 11th, it is easy as … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/poppy-craft-kids-toddler-remembrance-day/

5 Must Have Baby Proofing Items

Our Top 5 list of MUST HAVE baby proofing items.
Recent Posts Now that baby is Home Sweet Home from the hospital, you're probably already thinking ahead to how you're going to keep that little bundle of joy safe. But what do you … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/5-must-have-baby-proofing-items/

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/

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/

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/

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/

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